Its purpose is to become a family heirloom, collecting and storing memorabilia over the passage of time. It is hoped that many generations will enjoy the family treasures stored within.
Client specified the feature of dovetails. The inlay is a stylised representation of the dovetail joints which tie the handle to the top panel. Constructed using traditional joints with a bold spin of modern design on legs and handles. It is lined with finest leather and finished with solid brass hardware. I hand filed the escutcheon plate into the shape of a heart as befitting a wedding gift.
Selecting the right material for a Howard Butler piece is an essential part of developing it’s character. Knowing not only how it will look aesthetically today but how it will age and strengthen over time. Each HB creation also comes with a guide on how to keep it fresh and last a lifetime.
“Constructed using traditional joints with a bold spin of modern design on legs and handles.“
“Perfection is all in the execution”