TOM BONAMICI

CANDLESTICK

MATERIALS: Beech, cork

DIMENSIONS: 17.75" l x 2.5"d x 1.25"H

 

A simple tabletop candle holder, echoing the clean forms of Shaker interiors. Cork feet make for a gentle landing.


SCONCE

MATERIALS: Beech

DIMENSIONS: 6"w x 2.5"d x 11.75"h

 

The Shaker version hung on peg rail; this take can be put on any wall. It uses a single dovetail to firmly lock the pieces together.


CHANDELIER

MATERIALS: Beech, twine

DIMENSIONS: 17.75"w  x 2.5"D x 11.75"H

 

Inspired by the adjustable candle holders traditionally used over tables and in hallways, made with exposed joinery and spliced cord. It’s easily raised and lowered using a cleat on the wall.


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PEG RAIL

MATERIALS: Beech

DIMENSIONS: 78"L x 2"W x 0.75"H

 

The Shaker pegs threaded into their rails. This version uses a section of threaded wood for the peg itself, giving good grip and allowing fragile items to be securely fastened.


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BROOM

MATERIALS: Beech, Horse hair

DIMENSIONS: 67"L x16"W x1.6"H

 

Cleanliness is next to Godliness. This broom, thanks to a low profile and dense bristles, is easy and efficient in use. A rigid hang loop allows for easy storage.

 
 
 

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BAKER'S SHELF

MATERIALS: Pine, milk paint

DIMENSIONS: 59"L x 39"W x 11"H

 

Inspired by the simple shelves on which the Shakers cooled their pies. A simple and sturdy book shelf.

DESIGNER PROFILE  

COMPANY / Tom Bonamici

DESIGNERS /Tom Bonamici

LOCATION / Eugene, OR, USA

WEBSITE/ tOMBONAMICI.COM  

 

Tom is a designer and educator based in Eugene, Oregon. He's currently teaching product design at the University of Oregon, and was most recently design director for Best Made Company. Tom’s
background includes Japanese-method timber frame building, soft goods design, and a formal analysis of home cooking practices.