“Caribbean Rosewood Desk”

Ron Benoit

“Caribbean Rosewood Desk”

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About this piece

The clean lines of this desk are equally at home in a modern or traditional western interior.  This minimalist desk design features  a figured Caribbean rosewood top and drawers, with a wenge frame and legs.  It screams “less is more”,  with a refined look and a surface that begs to be touched.  The subtle ebony inlaid pulls are accented against the curly maple drawer interiors.

Details

Dimensions

25.25’’ D X 59’’ W X 30’’ H

Weight

175 lbs

Color/Finish

auburn brown, dark chocolate brown

Made of

caribbean rosewood, wenge, curly maple

Care instructions

Gently wipe with a clean cloth

Shipping & Delivery

Standard UPS

SKU

RB005

Ron Benoit

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Ron is originally from upstate New York, attended Utah State University, and after graduation worked as a maintenance mechanic for a local manufacturer. By 1982, Ron was making pieces for himself and his friends, in addition to a few clients. He continued to hone his techniques in finishing and joinery, and turned to the artistic aspects of furniture makers. Ron now lives and works outside of Preston, Idaho with his wife, son, and daughter. Surrounded by a forest of his own trees, Ron carries on a family tradition, his grandfathers were both cabinetmakers. Ron is inspired by the grandeur of the Mountain West, its wildlife, and beautifully figured wood. His style is a mix of influences including Sam Maloof and Wendell Castle, and he embraces a more contemporary aesthetic. As he says, he creates tomorrow’s heirlooms today.

2007  Summerfest Art Fair, Logan, UT,  “Best of Show”

2007  Celebration of the Arts, Teton Village WY,  “First Place- Fine Craft”

2007  Western Design Conference, Jackson, WY,  “Honorable Mention-Woodworking”

2014  St. George Art Festival, ST George, UT,  “Council Choice Award”

2015 The Chair Affair, Boise, ID  “Best Professional Design”

2016 Western Design Conference, Jackson, Wy.  “Best Artist-Woodworking”

2017 St George Art Festival, ST George UT.  “First Place-Wood”

2018 St George Art Festival, St George UT   “First place wood”