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Better than your vintage vinyl collection?

Better than your vintage vinyl collection?

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A new "spin" on wood turning: What happens when you translate wood into music?

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Shopmade veneer by hand

Shopmade veneer by hand

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Hand-tool technique for creating highly decorative veneers

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Sheraton Desk - Applying Veneer Textures

Sheraton Desk - Applying Veneer Textures

This is a desk I'm currently re-producing, based on a Sheraton piece at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.   I have not started the finishing on this project yet. I will not be dying or staining...

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Incredible table tricks the eye

Incredible table tricks the eye

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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.

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Help me choose what to build for a video workshop

Help me choose what to build for a video workshop

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In my next video workshop, I'm going to make a bow front wall cabinet. I've come up with two designs. Tell what you think about them.

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Combining My Passions For Bikes and Furniture Making

Combining My Passions For Bikes and Furniture Making

I love to make furniture and I love to make and ride bikes. Here is a fun video where I combine the two by making handlebars out of wood. Then I shred.

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Using end grain to make drawer front veneers

Using end grain to make drawer front veneers

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Inspired by a sideboard that appeared on Fine Woodworking's back cover, I used end grain veneers on some small drawers for a cabinet I made recently.

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Williamsburg Day 3: Fitting moldings, drawers, and inlay

Williamsburg Day 3: Fitting moldings, drawers, and inlay

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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.

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UPDATED: Help a Fine Woodworker Solve a Veneer Problem

UPDATED: Help a Fine Woodworker Solve a Veneer Problem

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Everything was going great. I was just about to begin the finishing process when what do I notice? A chip in my beautiful rosewood veneer!

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Non-traditional veneering

Non-traditional veneering

A new book on veneering will appeal to contemporary furniture makers as well as providing solid information valid for any kind of veneering

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Patient takes the Design Doctors advice

Patient takes the Design Doctor's advice

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Brian Havens was one of three lucky readers to have Hank Gilpin critique a piece of furniture that he made. Havens to the advice to heart and made a second cabinet. Check out the improvements.

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Curve It Like Konig

Curve It Like Konig

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Enrico König's furniture often incorporates dramatic curves. Some are coopered, but most are bent laminations clothed in stunning veneer. This slideshow presents a range of his pieces and a peek into the Vancouver shop where he makes them.

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Free Chapter Download: Vacuum Press Basics

Free Chapter Download: Vacuum Press Basics

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Learn vacuum press basics with a brand-new free chapter download!

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A big turnip for Thanksgiving

A big turnip for Thanksgiving

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FWW contributor Paul Schurch's veneering skills occasionally bear strange fruit, in this case a strange vegetable. Just as planned, his giant veneer turnip caught the desert wind at the annual Burning Man festival and spun like a top. Then Schurch sacrificed it to the gods in true Burning Man tradition.

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Digital marquetry

Digital marquetry

You can now buy intricate marquetry designs that are printed onto veneer.

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Does MDF Belong in Fine Furniture?

Does MDF Belong in Fine Furniture?

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Is MDF ever appropriate for fine furniture? Find out what our editors think and sound off with your own advice.

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Does Cardboard Have a Place in Fine Furniture?

Does Cardboard Have a Place in Fine Furniture?

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Resin-impregnated honeycomb is a great alternative to traditional torsion-box construction. What have you used it for?

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Adventures In Sideboard-Making! (Part 1)

Adventures In Sideboard-Making! (Part 1)

The first installment of my attempt to document the process of building a large sideboard, from initial sketches to crating and delivery.

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The Soul of a Wooden Shoe

The Soul of a Wooden Shoe

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Designer kicks it up a notch with high-style high-heel shoe sculptures

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Architectural inspiration

Architectural inspiration

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Just walking past a house can give ideas for furniture design

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