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Chair Design Reinterprets Classic 80s Icon

Chair Design Reinterprets Classic 80's Icon

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With spalted cherry and uncomplicated joinery, this chair is one furniture maker's interpretation of a classic 80's icon

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Eye-Catching Upholstery for a Hand-Carved Chippendale Chair

Eye-Catching Upholstery for a Hand-Carved Chippendale Chair

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

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Simple tip for fast, accurate chair joints

Simple tip for fast, accurate chair joints

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Make a wedge and use it to cut all of the angled joinery in a dining chair.

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UPDATE: Fine Woodworkings Tables and Chairs

UPDATE: Fine Woodworking's Tables and Chairs

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See who won a copy of Tables and Chairs

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Oneida Air Systems Awards Woodworking Students

Oneida Air Systems Awards Woodworking Students

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Two students receive the OAS Future Craftsmen Scholarship.

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Michael Fortune Garden Chair Video Series

Michael Fortune Garden Chair Video Series

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Find out when you can get your hands on the DVD and project plan for Michael Fortune’s latest video series project

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Magnetic Assisted Geometry Furniture

Magnetic Assisted Geometry Furniture

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Magnets offer potential leaps in flat-pack furniture design.

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The Funeral Chair Part Eight: Leather Seat Variation

The Funeral Chair Part Eight: Leather Seat Variation

The final video in the funeral chair series showing the leather seat variation.

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The Funeral Chair Part One: Assembling the Cut List.

The Funeral Chair Part One: Assembling the Cut List.

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The first video installment from my new book, The Unplugged Woodshop.

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The Ghostly Woodworker

The Ghostly Woodworker

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A ghostly woodworkers marks, cuts, glues, and finishes wood without ever being seen. How'd he do it?

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Modeling a Windsor Bowback Side Chair

Modeling a Windsor Bowback Side Chair

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I'm starting a new series on modeling a Windsor Chair. I've selected one of the simpler Windsor styles, the unbraced Bowback. This particular chair was described by Harriet Hodges in a Fine...

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Peter Galberts House of Windsor

Peter Galbert's House of Windsor

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Peter Galbert makes Windsor chairs in a house whose origins go back 210 years to its first owner—another Windsor chairmaker. Explore his new shop in the old house and catch a glimpse of his stunning chairs.

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UPDATE: Making a Welsh Stick Chair with Hugh Roberts

UPDATE: Making a Welsh Stick Chair with Hugh Roberts

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See who won a copy of Making a Welsh Stick Chair

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The Back Rest on a Corner Chair

The Back Rest on a Corner Chair

I built one of these corner chairs in 1982 - it would have been nice to have access to SketchUp at that time. Recently, I modeled the chair - it is based on a sketch by Wallace Nutting in his book...

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Rearranging the Back Slats on the Deck Chair

Rearranging the Back Slats on the Deck Chair

Handling curved back slats on a chair, bench, Adirondack, or settee can be a challenge in SketchUp. Getting them properly positioned, spaced, and angled between the lower rail and the crest rail can...

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UPDATE: Windsor Chairmaking by James Mursell

UPDATE: Windsor Chairmaking by James Mursell

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See who won a copy of Windsor Chairmaking

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Inspiration from Arizona woodworkers

Inspiration from Arizona woodworkers

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I was a judge at the Arizona Association of Fine Woodworkers 8th annual Excellence in Woodworking show in February. Check out these great pieces and get inspired.

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FWW Live: Meet Michael Fortune, Renaissance Man

FWW Live: Meet Michael Fortune, Renaissance Man

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At Fine Woodworking Live, this summer in New Paltz, NY, you'll get to learn from and swap stories with many of our star authors, none brighter than Michael Fortune, of Toronto, Canada.

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Make FWW projects your own

Make FWW projects your own

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Don't take the FWW projects, in print or online, at face value. I just finished two bow-arm Morris chairs, from issue 205, and put a Mackintosh twist on them.

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Furniture Dressed for Success

Furniture Dressed for Success

If you find inspiration in your clothing, you can also express that vision through a fine custom furniture piece for your home.

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