New Mexican Alacena by Jim Wiley


Handcrafted by Jim Wiley from Cherry

Traditional New Mexican Alacena (Cupboard or Cabinet). Historically found inset into adobe walls and used for storage. Our revival version is designed to be inset into a 2″x 6″ framed wall and have 1″ stand proud of the wall, or into an adobe wall. Can also be surface wall mounted.

Features beautiful and detailed Nicolai Fechin style carving with a rustic natural finish. Makes a great kitchen spice cabinet or bathroom cabinet. Secret compartment under bottom shelf.

Dimensions: 36” tall X 23” wide X 6” deep

Jim was born and raised in Taos and is following the tradition of other wood workers in the valley such as Elidio Gonzales and Nicolai Fechin. His designs cover a range of styles, from Northern New Mexico Hispanic to German, Scandinavian, Russian, Irish, and African. Most of the designs are considered Folk Art.

Jim was designated a Taos Living Master by the Taos Fall Arts Foundation in 2007 and 2008. In 2009, he won first place for furniture in the Taos Fall Arts-Taos Invites Taos show.

Handcrafted by Jim Wiley

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