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Oneida Air Systems Awards Woodworking Students

Oneida Air Systems Awards Woodworking Students

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Two students receive the OAS Future Craftsmen Scholarship.

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c.1790 gooseneck hanging bookcase

c.1790 gooseneck hanging bookcase

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This piece is a reproduction of a c.1790 New England hanging bookcase, which I found in an issue of Antiques and Fine Art Magazine. I chose it for its rather odd proportions (i.e. the gooseneck...

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Glider Horse

Glider Horse

About two months ago a friend called to ask if I could build a glider horse for his new baby daughter for Christmas. I had never done anything like this before but I said yes anyway. Then I got down...

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Pennsylvania Tall Case clock

Pennsylvania Tall Case clock

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In an earlier post I showed the start of this project. It has taken about six months to complete. The clock is all West Indies mahogany. The movement is an eight day cable weight driven movement. The...

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Water side table

Water side table

This table is about 14"x24"x30", Mahogany, sumi ink, acrylic paint,shellac, oil and wax. The stem is stack lam. It is all hand carved with gouges etc. Inspired by art nouveau. The gingko leaves are...

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Ginkgo Chairs, Kotatsu Table, and Shodo Shelf

Ginkgo Chairs, Kotatsu Table, and Shodo Shelf

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These pieces were created mainly with hand tools. The finish includes sumi ink, oil pastel (red portions), gold leaf, and amber shellac. The inspiration comes from Japanese cultural concepts such as...

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Pennsylvania Tall Case clock

Pennsylvania Tall Case clock

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As many of you know the idea of building a period piece is sort of the true test of your skills. I have built many Mission and Art/Craft and contemporary pieces but building this tall case clock has...

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My first CNC Machine

My first CNC Machine

This was my first design for a home built CNC router. The project took about 4 months to complete and a little longer to create my first project which was a simple address plaque. There were small...

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Newport Chippendale Corner Chairs

Newport Chippendale Corner Chairs

These two Newport Chippendale Corner chairs or "roundabout chairs" are based on a few different examples of chairs made by John Goddard in the later half of the 18th century. Made of solid mahogany...

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My students works

My students works

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Hello everyone; I've been absent from these pages for a while as I've been shepherding my students here and I feel like a proud father. I'm showing off a selection of their work all designed and...

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Madrone Dining Sideboard

Madrone Dining Sideboard

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Madrone sideboard, designed using cardboard mockups and SketchUp. Built from a madrone tree I cut & dried 25+ years ago. Side panels are figured maple; antique glass doors. Interior is birch...

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A tale of two chairs

A tale of two chairs

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This is a story of how one design leads to another, and then another. It started with a cylinder cut in half and with the addition of a seat and the back, I sprayed it black to make sure I liked it...

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Greg Stewarts unorthodox Scottish shop.

Greg Stewart's unorthodox Scottish shop.

A very unorthodox setup for a shop none the less apart from hand tools its kind of workable in a h&s contravening haphazard way!A place to escape and create.   

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Bonnet Top Highboys

Bonnet Top Highboys

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Several of you members wanted to see a better view of these 2 highboys I finished for my wife this past April.  Making them at the same time was a big time savings. All together, they took about...

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Twin Bonnet Tops

Twin Bonnet Tops

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As a woodworking hobbyist in my spare time, I had always wanted to make the highboys in FWW issue #117 from 1996.  With the work and detail involved, I figured it would be just as frustrating if...

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Headboard 18th century French pattern

Headboard 18th century French pattern

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The design is from a table by Jean-Henri Riesener and is located in the Petit Trianon at Versailles.  The pattern was redrawn several times to obtain the dimensions of a queen-sized headboard...

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Tilt Top Occasional Table

Tilt Top Occasional Table

My tilt top occasional table was made primarily of babinga. The top is made of more than 50 pieces of hand cut babinga and bird eye maple veneers. The 8 pieces of the rim are joined with sliding dove...

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Thomas Jefferson Swivel Windsor Chair

Thomas Jefferson Swivel Windsor Chair

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Thomas Jefferson Swivel Windsor Chair. I made this pretty faithfully to the one Jefferson designed and used to write the first draft of the Declaration of Independence. I used plans made by Craig...

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Armoire

Armoire

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This is an armoire made in 2002 when Eddie Cannono worked for me. The front door panels were from a single board that was split and bookmatched. Shellac finish. Imported hardware. To view larger...

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Butterfly Tavern Table

Butterfly Tavern Table

Light Figure Tiger Maple Butterfly Tavern Table. Stained with aniline Dye, Shellac, and top coat of wax.

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