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Rustic Furniture Maker Paul Dumond builds Nakashima Furniture style rustic slab tables and rustic slab desks in Montana using solar power and recycled woods.
Rustic furniture designer and  craftsman ,Paul Dumond, lives in Montana.  The new shop is off the grid and solar powered.  The shop is high above the Bitterroot valley in the Sapphire Mountains with beautiful views of the Bitterroot Mountains.
Paul designs and builds custom furniture in many styles including rustic, contemporary, modern and Nakashima style custom furniture.  "George Nakashima has  been a major inspiration of  my unique slab furniture."
Call us today to discuss having a unique piece of custom rustic furniture made for your home or office!  We build beautiful custom dining tables and custom executive desks out of large slabs of walnut, cherry, maple and other exotic woods such as bubinga and ebony.

 

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Artist Statement

For 25 years, rustic  furniture maker, Paul Dumond has been designing and building objects of beauty that grace the homes and offices of people who prize such excellence. Artistry that incorporates both rustic, traditional, contemporary and modern design elements. Paul specializes in unusual, hand picked, natural edged slab wood designs using stunning figured woods. He works with the client to build a piece of custom rustic furniture that fits their functions, style and taste. Each piece of custom furniture is as individual as they are.
Every piece of custom furniture is built by hand with hand selected wood from various parts of the country from Alaska to Maine. Paul travels extensively in search of the holy grail of hardwoods, the most spectacular woods that mother nature has to offer. In harmony with nature, Paul creates objects of lasting beauty that feeds your spirit and moves your soul.
Pride in craftsmanship distinguish a Dumond's work of art.  The finishing touch of each piece, is a signature and date by the craftsman himself.
References are available upon request.

How It All Began

Since 1980, Paul Dumond, has been dreaming and scheming new and different pieces of custom furniture that he would build on his free weekends while working a full time job as an accountant.  In 1991, after much learning and trial and error, he became a full time "professional" woodworker. Paul began to do shows and accept commissions for custom pieces of furniture for clients across the country. In such far away places as St. Louis, Sun Valley, Coral Gables and New York City to mention a few.
His current work features unique woods and designs along with more traditional styles such as shaker and Stickley. A piece he’s currently working on features a 2' by 6' cherry slab hand selected at a mill in Pennsylvania. It forms the center piece of an executive rustic desk. It’s edges are "live" which means they are not straight, but are the actual outside edges of the tree with nothing removed. A crack in one end has butterflies which stabilize it but still show off it’s unique beauty.
Paul’s goal is to build pieces of "art" yet still produce more traditional and affordable pieces that can find they’re way into people’s homes from coast to coast.

Our Goal

Dumond's Custom Furniture, Inc. specializes in beautiful handcrafted custom rustic furniture designed with the individual's taste in mind.  Working closely with his clients, Paul seeks to understand their unique needs and desires for furnishings that will complement the home or office.
He can visit with you to discuss your ideas and is happy to offer a variety of suggestions.  Paul's versatility allows him to work with a variety of woods and styles from traditional to modern.  The pride in his work shows in the character and quality of each piece.  His creations embody style that is reminiscent of the Old-World craftsman.
Every piece of wood is hand-selected in lumber mills in locations as diverse as Washington, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and Maine. Cherry, Maple, Walnut, Birds-Eye Maple, Oak, Pine, Cedar, and other unusual and unique woods not available in factory-made pieces are used by Dumond's Custom Furniture, Inc. to meet your needs.
Dumond's Custom Furniture, Inc. can make custom dining tables,  computer desks, dressers, unique beds, kitchen tables, chairs, nightstands, custom onference tables, buffets, bookcases, armoires, entertainment centers, custom executive desks - virtually any piece of high-quality furniture made to your specifications.
Dumond's Custom Furniture, Inc. delivers outstanding quality furniture at a very reasonable price. Shipping is available in the continental United States, there may be an additional shipping charge for Alaska and Hawaii.
Look at the Online Portfolio of Dumond's Custom Furniture, Inc. to obtain an appreciation for the quality and types of furniture that Dumond's can make for you!