- Heart of the Back
The nine separate parts that make up the back have to be linked seamlessly and flow together fluidly. See how he did it.
- End Grain on Display
- Playful Furniture That Breaks the Rules
If you want to make an "exploding" dresser or a chest of drawers that stands with a "hands-on-hips" attitude, you're going to have to take a page from Judson Beaumont's ...
- Furniture by chainsaw
- 4 Ways to Make Panels Pop
Doors are dominant on most cabinet designs, so dressing up door panels is an easy way to make furniture stand out. And because they are flat and finite, panels ...
- The Right Way to Use Contrast
Using different woods, grains, and color to add contrast is a great way to make your furniture stand out from the crowd. The trick is to do it effectively, understanding ...
- Basic, at First Glance
Hank Holzer has managed to pack an outstanding number of technical challenges into what appears to be a simple chair
- Success With Large Slabs
Chances are, you're used to shaping wood to fit the project, whether you're carving ball-and-claw feet or shaping molding on a router table. But when you work with ...
- High Design, Low Price
Michael Fortune's made-for-production chair
- Illustrated Guide to Drawers
At their essence, drawers are simple things--just boxes that slide into an opening in a case or table. But there are so many different ways to design and make a ...
- Hang It Up
Planning ahead pays big dividends when it comes to hanging a wall cabinet or shelf. It's best to consider how you plan to hang your work even before you start construction. ...
- Precise Tools for Drawing Curves
Michael Fortune uses all manner of curves in his furniture. Once he nails down the design, he likes to create full-size drawings of any curved parts. This makes ...
- Cartouche Winner Shakes Things Up
Alf Sharp rattles the traditionalists, calling on them to show greater acceptance of contemporary furniture
- What's Your Sign?
Many woodworkers like to "sign" their work so that future generations will know who made it. We asked around to see the different ways that readers and contributors ...
- New Hampshire Furniture On Block
Live auction a 'humbling marketplace' for furniture makers who participate in annual event