Trompe l'oeil is French for "fool the eye," and that is exactly what FWW author Craig Thibodeau has done with his best piece to date, an Art Deco-style table with incredible marquetry and secret compartments.
My previous blog entry showed a video of the building of the Philadelphia Lowboy in SketchUp. Several of the components in the SketchUp model showed the carving that is typical of these pieces. These...
Prizes were awarded last night in Rockport, Maine, at the opening of "Regeneration: Fine Woodworkers Under 30," a juried exhibition co-sponsored by the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship and Fine Woodworking magazine, a special e
Nick Offerman, who plays the stodgy Ron Swanson on NBC's hit comedy, Parks & Rec, is a real-deal woodworker. I traveled this week to his roomy shop in LA to shoot an article about the clever router jig Nick developed to level the big slabs he uses in his Nakashima-style tables. After a 20 year-acting career, he remains a humble guy who would rather be woodworking.