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Martin Pace

Martin Pace Cabinetmaker
Contact
Maltese, English
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+356 99492687
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Wood and wheels

  • • Martin has been working with wood since the 1990s
  • • His first ever piece of crafted wood was a chessboard
  • • He combines woodwork with his passion for motorcycles

While Martin Pace is not a formally trained wood craftsman, the craft is in his blood. Hailing from a family of timber merchants, wood has been present in his life since childhood. From a young age, the material and the potential it holds to be shaped and sanded down to express a specific aesthetic, has constantly fascinated him. This curiosity led him to develop impeccable cabinet making skills that incorporate imperfections as features of a design. His creations mix the traditional with the modern, highlighting one over the other while retaining small inflexions of the less obvious silhouette. In recent years, since launching Build Studio, he has introduced his passion for customised motorcycles into his workshop, using the same space to craft custom made motorcycles, some of which have been featured in international bike shows.

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Works

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Cut-out Coffee Table

Square coffee table incorporating display-like storage for books and ornaments.

Width 120 cm
Length 120 cm
Height 30 cm

Martin Pace Cabinetmaker
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Artist Print Drawers

A drawer unit made up of six shallow drawers designed to hold drawing, prints and various flat items. Can also double as a display for artworks once the drawers are opened. Handles are cut out of the drawer fronts, making this item appear as a solid block of wood.

Width 100 cm
Depth 60 cm
Height 80 cm

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Studio Table & Benches

A table made of contrasting elements of high gloss white finish together with an exposed timber woodgrain on the underside. The table is paired with two benches made out of solid pine that echoes the wood grain on the underside of the table.

Width 200 cm
Depth 90 cm
Height 75 cm
Width 100 cm
Height 50 cm
Depth 50 cm

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Trestle Desk

Trestle table in a very raw, workshop style finished off with a clear glass surface that can also be used as a display for print-based items.

Width 200 cm
Depth 60 cm
Height 80 cm

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