Furniture Types

  • 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 ...

  • Arts and Crafts on DisplayArts and Crafts on Display

    by Michael Pekovich

    With its quartersawn oak, exposed joinery, fumed finish, and hand-hammered hardware, this case piece would not be out of place in an antique Stickley catalog. The ...

  • 2 Fast Ways to Build a Box2 Fast Ways to Build a Box

    by Bill Nyberg

    Bill Nyberg uses two innovative methods to simplify a common project -- a decorative box with a rabbeted lid. The traditional way is to build a solid box, cut off ...

  • A Better Way to Build Wall CabinetsA Better Way to Build Wall Cabinets

    by Garrett Hack

    Learn to make a strong, attractive wall-hung cabinet like this one by Garrett Hack. The smart sliding-dovetail case construction creates a very sturdy cabinet and ...

  • Shaker Classic, 2 WaysShaker Classic, 2 Ways

    by Christian Becksvoort

    These two Shaker tables are of basically the same design, with one major difference. The simple decision of whether to make tapered square legs or turned ones alters ...

  • A Workbench 30 Years in the MakingA Workbench 30 Years in the Making

    by Garrett Hack

    There is 30 years of woodworking experience built into this bench, with its large top, solid base, and multiple ways to hold work. That's because Garrett Hack has ...

  • Trestle Legs are Best for WorkbenchQ & A: Trestle Legs are Best for Workbench

    by Matt Kenney

  • Display Cabinet, the Krenov WayDisplay Cabinet, the Krenov Way

    by Jim Budlong

    The cabinet-on-stand form popularized by James Krenov uses familiar construction methods such as mortise-and-tenon joints, dowels, and bridle joints. What makes ...

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