Updating an Antique
How an Arts and Crafts hall stand was redesigned for the 21st century without compromising its character
Reproducing furniture doesn’t limit you to identically reproducing function. The author, a designer by trade, kept the proportions from an inspiration piece but altered its function to fit 21st-century needs. She updated an Arts and Crafts hall stand so that the umbrella storage portions became capped storage compartments. This article will get your creative juices flowing for similar adjustments on your pieces.
From Fine Woodworking #165