The high-profile conversion of the TWA terminal to a hotel is being done by Amish artisans from Highland Wood Products of Millersburg, Ohio, and Hilltop Woodworking of Fredericksburg, Ohio.
Designer Vincent Pocsik has debuted a line of furnishings of walnut, carved – Pocsik is skilled in digital fabrication – at his Los Angeles studio, and ebonized or finished naturally with oil.
Brass insets unify the striking line, which includes dining, coffee, and occasional tables, stools, and a cutting board.
Christian Brothers Cabinets built a solid walnut Viking-boat shaped bar for the Minnesota Vikings football team.
The Wood Doctor discusses air drying and the use of kilns on walnut.