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Gerald Curry taught himself furniture making in the 1970s by studying antiques at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts. He built period furniture for 25 years. In 2000, he quit reproductions cold turkey, making the transition to original work. Of course, his own designs build on everything he’s learned, from careful wood selection to time-tested engineering and techniques.
Key to success as a pro? “Realizing that furniture making is about a lot more than just woodworking.”
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