Night Stands – “Flow”

Live-edge Juniper with Epoxy River
Nightstand tops with Live-edge Juniper and epoxy river

The word flow has many shades of meaning but most involve the steady movement of something. … The verb flow often describes the movement of fluids, such as water or even blood, but it can also describe other things that move in a constant stream. The grain flows connecting the tops and drawer fronts. Symmetry flow through book-matched juniper drawer handles reflecting its opposites’ mirror image.

Drawer front close-up with a live-edge juniper handle against the back drop of live-edge juniper with a large void filled with epoxy and small semi-precious gemstones
Drawer front detail–Live-edge juniper handle

Juniper wood has both unequaled diversity and unreliable consistency. The swirling grains and exquisite knots remind me of melting sundaes with tones of cream, chocolate and caramel. Most woodworkers avoid juniper because it’s notorious for its holes, cracks and inexplicable voids.

2 woode night-stands side by side in bright sunlight
Flow Night-Stands in natural light

Slatted shelving, drawer design, and use of local materials choice complete the simple yet elegant rustic piece with refined character.

  • Flow Night Stands Table- tops and Drawer-fronts during construction. Materials are live-edge juniper slabs with blue-dyed epoxy resin
  • 2 woode night-stands side by side in bright sunlight
  • Live-edge Juniper with Epoxy River

Materials: Live-edge juniper tops and drawer fronts with aqua diamond-dyed epoxy inlay inset with jasper heart and gravel. Walnut accent splits the two -layered top and divides the drawer fronts

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