Born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland, James Bowie has been hand crafting fine furniture since 1966.

Following the completion of a four-year apprenticeship, he attended the Barmulloch college in Glasgow, where he received the prestigious City and Guilds for Woodworking.

After working for furniture makers, cabinet makers, and antique restorers, he owned a successful business with several employees and apprentices in Glasgow.

James brought his talents to America in 1992, and has since been commissioned to create truly outstanding pieces of furniture, establishing a unique niche with a discerning clientele through out America and Canada who appreciate his unique pieces.

James has sold and displayed his masterpieces throughout the United States and Europe. His work has been on display in the San Francisco Design Center and the Laguna Festival of Arts. James is also included in the book titled "Custom Furniture Makers". He has also won prizes at the San Diego Finewoodworking Show in Del Mar,CA. Backed by over 40 years of experience, James has a sincere commitment to create hallmark classical furniture.


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