For the past 25 years Ricardo Vasquez has been designing and creating unique custom furniture and cabinetry that satisfies client’s requirements for functionality while adding beauty to their environment.
Largely self-taught Ricardo Vasquez has designed and built custom interiors for mega-yachts, executive offices and furniture pieces for private homes.
Ricardo Vasquez works with hand-selected quality woods and veneers, incorporating metals, glass and stone as needed by the design. Combining the unique character and beauty of various woods and materials in a way that complements each design is what makes Ricardo Vasquez’s work come alive.
- Work is exhibited at Hana Coast Gallery
- Featured on HGTV series Modern Masters
- Selected for publication in The Custom Furniture Source Book – A Guide to 125 Craftsmen by Taunton Press
- Profiled in numerous magazine and newspaper articles
- Work exhibited at the Na Pua Gallery at the Grand Wailea Resort.
- Featured in "Contemporary Hawaii Woodworkers", book release date Dec '09
Ricardo Vasquez believes in the value of old-fashioned craftsmanship but avails himself of the latest techniques and materials to produce truly outstanding free standing furniture and built-in cabinetry.
His goal is to design, construct and deliver a piece that exceeds his client’s expectations.
“It’s better than I ever expected!” is the phrase he likes to hear at the completion of a project.
Created for the Roots of Inspiration Exhibition at the Maui Art and Cultural Center
Limited edition; Koa and Pheasant Wood
Koa and Wenge wood.
Flamboyant Dining Set
Materials: Solid Gabon Ebony, Fiddleback English Sycamore solids and
veneer, Italian leather, Glass, steel.
Finish: Chairs; High gloss and hand-rubbed Lacquer, Ebony Table bases; High Gloss Polyester.
Big Island Bedroom Set
Bed, 2 end tables, ladies writing desk, media armoire, credenza, and stereo cabinet.
Materials: Solid hand-selected Koa, Fiddleback Koa veneer, gold plated
Finish: Hand-rubbed Lacquer.
The Professor's Office
Shown unfinished; assembled for client inspection.
Furniture pieces, wall paneling, ceiling, door, Venetian blinds.
Materials: Old Growth Redwood (sinker logs and wind-fallen trees only), Ebony, Leaded Glass, Bronze, Iron, ceramic tiles (created by client’s wife)
Finish: Hand-rubbed oil.
Lighting: Fiber optic, halogen, incandescent controlled by remote controlled master computer.
Joanne’s Entertainment Center
78” x 120” x 14-30”
Materials: Fiddleback English Sycamore veneer, solid and veneer English Sycamore, Makore solid and veneer.
Finish: High gloss conversion varnish.
Sapele Double Entry Doors and Sidelites
96” x 120” x 1 3/4”
Materials; Ribbon Grain Sapele, Mahogany, Ebony, Leaded Glass, Solid
Sandwich construction with mahogany core, recessed Ebony detail, custom Ebony pulls.
To discuss your project contact Ricardo at 808-269-2745 or email email@example.com
810 Haiku Road #352
Haiku Marketplace, Haiku HI 96708