Furniture Types

  • 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 ...

  • Mudroom Built-In: Stop Clutter at the DoorMudroom Built-In: Stop Clutter at the Door

    by Tony O'Malley

    This mudroom unit features a base cabinet topped with open locker-type cabinets. The base cabinet has a lift-lid section for stowing out-of-season items like winter ...

  • Making WavesMaking Waves

    by Jonathan Binzen

    Learn how the ship "sails" in Adrian Potter's Endeavour cabinet, featured on the back cover

  • 3 Outdoor Chairs3 Outdoor Chairs

    by Michael C. Fortune

    Learn to build elegant furniture for your garden, deck, or patio with expert advice from three makers: Hank Gilpin, Michael Fortune, and Matt Kenney. Each offers ...

  • A Graceful Hall TableA Graceful Hall Table

    by Kevin Kauffunger

    This Edward Barnsley-inspired table incorporates many of that designer's trademark elements. In the course of building the table, Kevin Kauffunger demonstrates ...

  • Standing Frame Has Two FacesStanding Frame Has Two Faces

    by Christian Becksvoort

    This freestanding frame allows the display of two pieces of art simultaneously on a tabletop, desk, or other flat space. It is designed to be easily disassembled ...

  • The Contemporary CabrioleThe Contemporary Cabriole

    by Jonathan Binzen

    The cabriole leg has been produced by furniture makers in thousands of variations since its heyday in the 18th century. This collection shows how the furniture ...

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