The Editors Mailbox

The Editors Mailbox

showing 1 - 13 of 13 posts matching federal [X]
Sort By:


Subscribe to RSS feed
Eye-Catching Upholstery for a Hand-Carved Chippendale Chair

Eye-Catching Upholstery for a Hand-Carved Chippendale Chair

8 comments

This side chair's slip-seat is upholstered with traditional materials- check out the entire process and see how it was done!

view details
Installing a Lock on the Whiskey Cabinet

Installing a Lock on the Whiskey Cabinet

1 comment

With a router table and some hand tools, Ben Blackmar mortises the brass lock for this small cabinet into the door frame

view details
Furniture Student Builds Reproduction of Emily Dickinsons Bureau

Furniture Student Builds Reproduction of Emily Dickinson's Bureau

1 comment

A young furniture maker gets in touch with the past, and helps reconstruct Emily Dickinson's bedroom.

view details
Federal dining table by Duncan Phyfe

Federal dining table by Duncan Phyfe

1 comment

Exact replica of historic 20-ft. dining table owned by Martin Van Buren

view details
Oneida Air Systems Awards Woodworking Students

Oneida Air Systems Awards Woodworking Students

1 comment

Two students receive the OAS Future Craftsmen Scholarship.

view details
Arched-Top Whiskey Cabinet

Arched-Top Whiskey Cabinet

5 comments

This beautiful cherry cabinet can "hold it's liquor" in Federal high-style

view details
Period Furniture, Old & New, Exhibition in Hartford, CT

Period Furniture, Old & New, Exhibition in Hartford, CT

The Connecticut Historical Society and the Society of American Period Furniture Makers have collaborated on a show presenting original pieces and modern reproductions along side each other.

view details
Williamsburg Day 3: Fitting moldings, drawers, and inlay

Williamsburg Day 3: Fitting moldings, drawers, and inlay

2 comments

Another great day at Williamsburg's "Working Wood in the 18th Century" conference, filled with entertaining woodworking demos and tons of tips and inspiration to carry home.

view details
Williamsburg Day 2: Great tips for hand-tool users

Williamsburg Day 2: Great tips for hand-tool users

The program kicked off in earnest today with the woodworking presentations. First up was Williamsburg's own Kaare Loftheim, reproducing a bureau table made in 1754 by Williamsburg...

view details
Williamsburg 2012: Furniture of Mount Vernon

Williamsburg 2012: Furniture of Mount Vernon

Hundreds of woodworkers made their way to Colonial Williamsburg's 14th annual conference on "Woodworking in the 18th Century." This is my Day One report, with others to follow.

view details
New Englanders: Heres a chance to learn about period furniture making

New Englanders: Here's a chance to learn about period furniture making

The New England chapter of the Society of American Period Furniture Makers (SAPFM) will meet at the Connecticut Valley of Woodworking in Manchester, Conn.

view details
Architectural inspiration

Architectural inspiration

2 comments

Just walking past a house can give ideas for furniture design

view details
Woodworking the Williamsburg way

Woodworking the Williamsburg way

1 comment

The 11th annual Working Wood in the 18th Century conference presented by Colonial Williamsburg

view details
showing 1 - 13 of 13 posts

Advertise here for as little as $50. Learn how

Save up to 51% on Fine Woodworking

 

ABOUT THE EDITORS MAILBOX

FineWoodworking.com editors report from the woodworking front lines. Check in every weekday for news, information, projects, and answers to questions from Fine Woodworking readers everywhere.

Learn about our new format!

Archive: Temporarily unavailable. Stay tuned and sorry for the inconvenience.