Furniture design has seen many styles and forms throughout its rich history, from the rectilinear designs of the Arts and Crafts movement to the instantly recognizable Windsor chair. Furniture makers and designers have set new trends across continents
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  • How to Make a Shaker BoxHow to Make a Shaker Box

    by Pete Baxter

    Simple, practical, and elegant, the Shaker box was used to hold everything from sewing notions to seeds. It's not difficult to make, using straight-grain hardwood ...

  • Building a Community of BenchesBuilding a Community of Benches

    by Jonathan Binzen

    Take a closer look at four of the utopian benches Francis Cape re-created after traveling to 12 Utopian communities and writing a book about the benches he found ...

  • Butternut BeautyButternut Beauty

    by Jonathan Binzen

    Garrett Hack mixes classic styling with playful details in his butternut cabinet....

  • Tips for Drawer Runners and KickersQ & A: Tips for Drawer Runners and Kickers

    by Christian Becksvoort

  • The Classic Shaker StyleThe Classic Shaker Style

    by Christian Becksvoort

    What makes a piece of furniture quintessentially Shaker? What defines the style that so many furniture makers see as the epitome of clean lines and excellent craftsmanship? ...

  • How to Turn a Shaker Leg on a LatheVideo: How to Turn a Shaker Leg on a Lathe

    with Christian Becksvoort

    Breeze through this elegant turning with guidance from a Shaker expert

  • Authentic Shaker KnobsAuthentic Shaker Knobs

    by Christian Becksvoort

    Commonly called mushroom knobs, authentic Shaker knobs have a graceful profile that commercial versions can't quite replicate. Christian Becksvoort, a master of ...

  • Weaving Shaker Tape SeatsWeaving Shaker Tape Seats

    by Glenn A. Carlson

    Inexpensive cotton tape makes a strong, comfortable seat

  • Five Minute Guide: Glue-UpsVideo: Five Minute Guide: Glue-Ups

    with Asa Christiana

    Gluing up furniture projects doesn't have to be a stressful affair. Learn solid tips for stock preparation, clamping, and how to deal with squeeze-out.

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