Rich Soborowicz

  • Rich Soborowicz's picture
    Resident of Covington, WA
    Rich's hobby of woodworking soon grew into his passion. He strives to create furniture that is both functional and artistic.
Photo of Double Sided Step Tansu  by Richard Soborowicz
Photo of Anjuu Chest of Drawers by Richard Soborowicz
Photo of Live Edge Desk or Table  by Richard Soborowicz
Mini tansu
Diamond dining table
Photo of Kumiko Bookcase by Richard Soborowicz
Photo of Anjuu Dresser by Richard Soborowicz
Photo of Walnut Round Table  by Richard Soborowicz
Side table by Rich Soborowicz
Diamond dining table chairs
Pedestal dining table with wing base.
Photo of Pedestal Dining Set by Richard Soborowicz
Photo of Anjuu Sidestand by Richard Soborowicz
Photo of Nesting Tables  by Richard Soborowicz
Anjuu chest of drawers by Rich Soborowicz
Butterfly dining table
Pedestal dining table with modified base.
Photo of Tansu Step Chest by Richard Soborowicz
Photo of Anjuu Bed by Richard Soborowicz
Photo of Live Edge Credenza  by Richard Soborowicz
Anjuu dresser by Rich Soborowicz
Quilt rack spalded beech and maple
Photo of Anjuu Sideboy  by Richard Soborowicz
Photo of Small Ribbon Sideboy  by Richard Soborowicz
Photo of Live Edge Coffee Table by Richard Soborowicz
Photo of Minimalist bookcase by Rich Soborowicz
Kuro cabinet
Lingerie Chest
Photo of Mosaic Cabinet  by Richard Soborowicz
Photo of Credenza by Rich Soborowicz
Photo of Endan Bed by Rich Soborowicz
basket weave table
Photo of Burly Sideboy  by Richard Soborowicz
Photo of Anjuu Armoire  by Richard Soborowicz
Photo of Sankaku Bed  by Richard Soborowicz
Black Limba small tansu
Tansu frame and panel by Rich Soborowicz
Photo of  Small Dining Table/Desk by Richard Soborowicz
Photo of Live Edge Desk by Richard Soborowicz
Photo of Anjuu Platform Bed and Nightstands  by Richard Soborowicz
Frontal and side view of small tanus
Danish Modern Lounge Chair
Anjuu chest of drawers by Rich Soborowicz

Even at an early age Rich enjoyed working with his hands and being creative. Working with wood is challenging and rewarding for him, because of his passion.

Rich's first career was in animal husbandry and he managed multiple pure-breed diary operations. After the realization that the amount of work did not equal the rewards he decided to get a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Information Systems from the University of Wisconsin and try the corporate world. Although these challenges exercised his mind, Rich missed working with his hands.

A woodworking hobby grew into his passion, which in turn became his profession. Rich has supplemented his self-taught skills and artistic eye with professional training to speed up the learning and proficiency curves.

Rich's style incorporates clean lines that produce exceptional pieces of furniture. These pieces are functional, and can be considered art. He emphasizes and incorporates flowing lines that are attractive, elegant, and depictive of nature. His style is based on traditional design with influence from Asian and Shaker design.

Rich also incorporates decorative details such as inlays and uses highly figured woods. Highly figured woods have organic characteristics and what he calls the wow or knockout factor. Rich puts a great deal of care and attention into each piece and truly feels that these finished pieces are part of him because of it. It is Rich's desire to share his work with you and that his work takes on a life of its own.

His philosophy is basic: smile and enjoy whatever you do with a passion and remember that your world is what you make of it.

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