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The Unfinished Cathedral

The Unfinished Cathedral

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An architect's passion and talent expressed through woodworking.

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Purpleheart and Basswood Vessel

Purpleheart and Basswood Vessel

Woodworker: Tim GormanGorman’s idea for this purpleheart and basswood vessel (10 in. dia. by 8 in. tall) came from a glass-blowing demonstration. He used chisels and files to create the spiral...

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Boxus Anatomous Sculpture

"Boxus Anatomous" Sculpture

Woodworker: Ernest BryantA professional woodworker, Bryant built “Boxus Anatomous” for his own amusement. He uses his creation to show clients different woods (mahogany, maple, birch, basswood...

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White Oak, Maple, and Basswood Settee

White Oak, Maple, and Basswood Settee

Woodworker: Greg Pennington When building this white oak, maple, and basswood settee, Pennington shaped all 45 spindles by hand with a drawknife and spokeshave. The undercarriage was turned on the...

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Breathing Chest of Drawers

"Breathing" Chest of Drawers

Woodworker: J. Peter SchlebeckerSchlebecker's inspiration for this basswood and mahogany chest of drawers (20 in. deep by 17 in. wide by 50 in. tall) came from his early vocal training and the...

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Segmented and Coopered Vessel

Segmented and Coopered Vessel

Woodworker: William Miller Miller’s vessel, influenced by ancient Grecian urns, is segmented and coopered. The basswood segments are beveled on the edges and separated by 1/8-in. walnut spacers...

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Ash Explosion Table

Ash Explosion Table

Woodworker: Seth Rolland This table is the result of Rolland’s experiments with steam-bending. He cut the wood partway and then steam-bent it open, holding the pieces apart with dowels. The white...

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Petworth House Reproduction Carving

Petworth House Reproduction Carving

Woodworker: T.R. Fisher Fisher is a retired cabinetmaker who has had a longtime interest in carving. That interest has developed into well-honed skills, as evidenced by this whimsical carving of...

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Little Prince Cabinet

'Little Prince' Cabinet

Woodworker: Michael Cullen Cullen's whimsical side comes out in pieces like this cabinet, which was inspired by a favorite book from his boyhood, Antoine de Saint Exupéry's The Little Prince. The...

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Noah’s Ark

Noah’s Ark

After three years of work Hoffman finished this interpretation of Noah’s Ark. The ark was made with five layers of oak veneer that when open reveal 60 pairs of hand-carved and painted basswood animals. The piece is completed with the addition of a unicorn - without a mate - and Noah and his family.

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“Cracked” Cabinet

“Cracked” Cabinet

A master of marquetry techniques, Kopf recreates a bone dry landscape for this cabinet. The background is made from satinwood veneer; while the cracks are made with black aniline-dyed basswood. The base and arches are Ebon-X. The epicenter where the densest cracks occur is home to a digital clock.

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Gilded Table

Gilded Table

This Rococo-inspired table took carver Steve Pancoast and gilder Nancy Thorn over 2000 hours to complete. Carved first in basswood the piece is then water-gilt, a tedius process, with over 6500 sq. in. of 23K gold leaf.

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Angel Carving

Angel Carving

These basswood angels were carved by master-carver Fred Wilbur. They are finished with an oil and varnish mixture, and the trumpets are gilded.

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Hope Chest

Hope Chest

Made for his daughter, Muse hand-carved this hope chest from American basswood. The piece took him over two years to complete.

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Writing Cabinet

Writing Cabinet

A writing cabinet in walnut and pau ferro inspired by Japanese design. The writing surface is a hidden pull-out located underneath the sliding doors. The cabinet is finished with oil.

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Lidded Case

Lidded Case

Henry’s bleached basswood case is carved to resemble the collar worn by Elizabeth I.

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Windsor Chair

Windsor Chair

Windsor writing chair made from oak, basswood, cherry, and pine; fininshed with milk paint, oil and wax.

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Windsor-style Settee

Windsor-style Settee

This reproduction settee was crafted of basswood, cherry and walnut. Robinson used three different colors of milk paint, a light crackle medium, and three coats of Danish oil to finish the piece.

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Miniature Pennsylvania-style Secretary

Miniature Pennsylvania-style Secretary

Biggers made this 18th-century reproduction secretary 1/12th normal scale. The piece, only 6-1/2 in. tall, is made from mahogany and basswood.

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Shelf Clock

Shelf Clock

Shelf clock reproduction based on the works of David Wood. The clock is crafted from mahogany and also uses poplar, white pine and basswood. It is finished with dye-tinted Danish oil and shellac.

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