- Turn a Carver's Mallet
Every workshop needs at least two mallets, Michael Cullen says. Flat-sided mallets are extremely useful, but when it comes to carving and other tasks where a light ...
- One Unreal Egg
A stay-at-home dad whose shop is a converted garage in Damariscotta, Maine, Jacques Vesery has been turning and carving since boyhood. He turns most of his pieces ...
- Video: Anatomy of a Carved Shell
See various period examples and view each stage of the carving process in this excerpt from the DVD 'Carving Techniques and Projects'
- Pro Portfolio: Turner, Carver, Realist
Maine wood artist deceives the eye with turned and sculpted objects inspired by nature
- Pro Portfolio: A Vision in White
See stunning examples of work by a self-taught woodcarver who's the modern-day equal of 17th Century master Grinling Gibbons
- Yale Furniture Study Design Tour
Curator Patricia E. Kane narrates a tour down an aisle of American high chests
- Video: Carving Out His Niche
Maine wood carver graduates from a two-decade sign making career to life as a three-dimensional artist
- New Wave Rocker
Tony Kenway builds rocking chairs and other furniture in Byron Bay, a beach town on Australia's east coast. Kenway is an avid surfer and diver himself and credits ...
- Philadelphia Side Chair
Built around 1760 in Philadelphia, this chair, with its flowing lines and flawless carving, represents the high point of Colonial Queen Anne chair making. From ...
- Video: Colonial Williamsburg Furniture Collection
Explore an exhibit of highly ornamented furniture at Colonial Williamsburg
- Oval Chippendale Stool
Period furniture maker Randall O’Donnell shows how this small stool doesn’t require a lot of material, but it shows off a lot of Colonial Philadelphia hallmarks: ...
- A Basic Mirror Frame Detailed to Your Liking
This article offers basic construction techniques for building a mirror that can be applied to any style mirror, with or without fretwork, or even to a picture ...
- Making Furniture, New Mexican Style
The isolation of northern New Mexico created and preserved a style of furniture that, in its most authentic form, is called Spanish-colonial. This article is about ...
- Tip-and-Turn Tables
David Ray Pine explains how he built a tripod piecrust table, a tip-and-turn style that apparently was popular only in the Pennsylvania region. The main article ...
- Stamp Box
Stanley D. Saperstein explains in this quick article how to make a relic box, or stamp box. Very few survive from before the Revolution, he says. They vary as to ...