Furniture Types

  • Dining Table with Two-Way DrawersDining Table with Two-Way Drawers

    by Stephen Hammer

    Double-fronted drawers, accessible from either side, make this dining table a storage powerhouse. Upper and lower drawer stretchers with drawer dividers solidly ...

  • Classic Shaker Cupboard with project plansClassic Shaker Cupboard with project plans

    by Christian Becksvoort

    This large Shaker piece combines a cupboard and a chest of drawers. The carcase is straightforward dovetailed construction with a three-sided face frame added to ...

  • Faceplate Turning Is FunFaceplate Turning Is Fun

    by Jimmy Clewes

    If your wood turning has been confined to knobs and legs, it's time to branch out and start having some fun with your lathe. Try faceplate turning, the art of transforming ...

  • Windsor Rocker Without Special Tools: Part 1Windsor Rocker Without Special Tools: Part 1

    by Peter Galbert

    This Windsor rocker was inspired in part by the chairs of Sam Maloof, which is why the sculptural quality of the seat extends to the arms, crest, and spindles. ...

  • Early American Blanket Chest with Project PlansEarly American Blanket Chest with Project Plans

    by Tommy MacDonald

    With its carved panels, stopped chamfers, and other fine details, this frame-and-panel blanket chest might look complicated. But the project, featured in the first ...

  • Space-Saving Router TableSpace-Saving Router Table

    by John White

    If you want your tablesaw to serve double-duty as a router table, check out this space-saving version first. It solves the problems of a too-short rip fence, dust ...

  • The North Bennet Street Tool Chest Project PlanThe North Bennet Street Tool Chest Project Plan

    by Steve Brown

    This tool chest is the first major project for students studying cabinet and furniture making at Boston's North Bennet Street School. Though simple in design and ...

  • Build a Shaker Lap Desk - Part IBuild a Shaker Lap Desk - Part I

    by Christian Becksvoort

    In this three-part series, learn how to build a beautiful Shaker lap desk tailor-made for today's laptop computers.

  • Build a Shaker Lap Desk - Part IIBuild a Shaker Lap Desk - Part II

    by Christian Becksvoort

    Learn how to construct a delicate inkwell drawer in part II of the modern Shaker Lap Desk.

  • Build a Shaker Lap Desk - Part IIIBuild a Shaker Lap Desk - Part III

    by Christian Becksvoort

    In the final installment of the Shaker Lap Desk series, learn how to build delicate breadboard ends.

  • Comfortable Seat for TwoComfortable Seat for Two

    by Judith Ames

    The design for this bench kicked around in my head for several years as I worked out the details. The wait was worth it. Clients love the curvaceous seat and legs, ...

  • Limbert-Style Coffee Table Project PlanLimbert-Style Coffee Table Project Plan

    by Gregory Paolini

    An elliptical top, arched legs, and decorative piercings add grace and beauty to this Craftsman-style table modeled after a library table by Charles Limbert. This ...

  • Build a Classic Corner Chair with Project PlansBuild a Classic Corner Chair with Project Plans

    by W. Mickey Callahan

    This corner chair is loosely based on one that was made in New York around 1765. The cabriole legs, relief-shell carving, and curved front rails reflect the earlier ...

  • Sleek Console Built for Today’s TVsSleek Console Built for Today’s TVs

    by Anatole Burkin

    This sleek entertainment credenza has clean, crisp lines. It offers plenty of storage, with easy access to electronic components from both the front and rear, and ...

  • The Versatile Trestle Table project plansThe Versatile Trestle Table project plans

    by Gary Rogowski

    With a simple form that allows many variations, the trestle table can look contemporary or classic. The trestles, the stretcher that joins them, even the top, all ...

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