Katharine Fernie Furniture
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Here is a small selection of my work. I like to combine contemporary design with traditional craftsmanship using sustainable and reclaimed timbers and unusual woods such as Hornbeam, Laburnam, Lacewood and Plum. I also like to incorporate other materials such as metals, glass, stone. Making the handles for a piece also add to its individuality.

I trained at The Manchester School of Furniture for 3 years from 1986.The workshop was set up by myself and my colleague Lorraine Moore in 1990. We tend to work together on larger scale projects and several are mentioned here.

cabinet made using reclaimed oak and copper

Cabinet in reclaimed oak and copper(Ht 72cm) This piece was made from oak and copper reclaimed from HMS Victory as part of a project I was involved with.

Plain Chest in reclaimed wood

Plan chest in ash and reclaimed woods.

Chubby Drawers

Chubby drawers with a papier mache finish and a gilded top. 2 made for bedside.

Maple and Cherry Wardrobe

Wardrobe with attached drawers in maple and cherry. Made in collaboration with Lorraine Moore.

Oak Jewellery Box

Oak jewellery box with carved lettering.

Backgammon Boards

Backgammon board in maple, cherry and walnut with carved initials.

Beech and Burnt Pine

Cabinet in beech and burnt pitch pine(Ht 108 cm).

Narrow Table

Oak dropleaf dining table.

Sycamore Benches

8 benches in sycamore and seat insets are made from recycled yoghurt pots. Made for Shropshire County Councils education centre for recycling. Made in collaboration with Lorraine Moore.

Cherry Wardrobe

Shaker style cherry wardrobe. Made in collaboration with Lorraine Moore.

Sofa made for Manchester Show apartments

Sofa made for Manchester show apartment.

Ash Table

Solid ash dining table in a " retro" style

English Oak and Pewter Bed

King size bed in English oak and pewter

Chest of Coffee Table

Chest or coffee table in multi woods such as plane, oak, cedar,lime, damson, chestnut, pear, willow and birch.

Boxwood and Silver Necklace

Boxwood and silver necklace

Jaboury and Gnomes

Drinks cabinet in oak and reclaimed woods.

5 solid oak café tables

5 solid oak café tables. Made in collaboration with Lorraine Moore.

I hope you have enjoyed looking at some of my work. If you have a project in mind that you want to discuss please feel free to call me on 0161 861 7767, or alternatively you can use the contact form to send a message directly to me. I aim to respond to all enquiries as soon as possible. Thank you.

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