Beyond Boat Carpentry: Furniture and Accessories

Tables and other Wooden Things Created at Emerald MarineThe boat carpenters at Emerald Marine are also skilled furniture craftsmen and get a certain pleasure in working from a foundation of straight planes and 90 degree angles.  Although you may see curves and soft edges on custom furniture pieces, freed from the confines of having to work around the turn of a bilge or side of a hull, inspiration can flow freely.  Steam bending, curved laminations, or even vacuum bagged shapes are all within the realm of possibilities in creating a unique shape or matching a current style. Traditional furniture is a part of what we do as well as custom designed accessories to match your boat’s special interior and space use needs.

Many of us have saved a special piece of wood for years or have actively collected lumber for a certain project.  Perhaps you have for example, wood from the walnut tree in your grandparent’s yard. These materials can be transformed into meaningful everyday items such as dining table, night stands,  and end tables that carry personal value and can become heirloom pieces to pass on through generations.  An affinity for the depth of grain of curly maple, sepele or bubinga, or the contrast of yellow heart with the deep hue of purple heart can inspire a special design.  Emerald Marine has access to handpicked fine woods from suppliers such as Edensaw Lumber based out of Port Townsend, WA.

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