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Queen Anne Dressing Table

Queen Anne Dressing Table

Queen Anne Dressing Table, in cherry. Brasses by Ball and Ball, poplar secondary wood. Finish is BLO followed by orange shellac and one coat of low lustre lacquer.

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5 Legged Table

5 Legged Table

This was a fun little project.  I made it upon request for my temple, with the 5 legs representing Jewish values.  I didn't have very much time, as I would have liked to taper the legs and make the...

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Room Divider

Room Divider

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Overal size is 185x100x25 cm. By cutting out three equal sections in each board starting at 30 cm in from the end, the four bendable strips were thus left. The tricky part was fitting the shelves...

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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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Stand-Up Desk

Stand-Up Desk

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The Stand-Up Desk was designed to ease a friends back-problems from too much sitting on a normal desk. I chose cherry and mahogany with small wenge elements. The legs and cross-braces I shaped to...

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Blanket Chest

Blanket Chest

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Blanket Chest from FWW #203 just a bit shorter with only one panel on each side. It is made from cherry and maple. I finished it with shellac and wipe on poly. This is my first attempt at a chest and...

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Veneered Small Box

Veneered Small Box

Small veneered box made with cutoffs. Nice break to build something small after building something big.

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Upholstered Wing Chair

Upholstered Wing Chair

Cherry legs, maple and poplar frame using mortise and tenon joinery. Fabric is Historic Deerfield Flame Stitch.

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Small dovetailed Chest

Small dovetailed Chest

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Cherry, with breadboard ends on the top, Holly escutcheon, ogee bracket feet. Finish is BLO followed by orange shellac followed by one coat of 10 degree lacquer.

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Oval cherry table

Oval cherry table

Oval core was bricklaid, oval was veneered with cherry. Custom banding of holly and ebony applied to oval core. Legs joined to oval apron with a sliding dovetail/ bridle joint. Top  inlaid with...

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Curved Cabinet-on-Stand

Curved Cabinet-on-Stand

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Woodworker: Nicholas NelsonWinner of Best in Show, this curved cabinet was inspired by the coastal scenery of British Columbia. Nelson said he designed it to convey a sense of motion. The cabinet 13...

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Tips for Tops

Tips for Tops

A favorite with kids of all ages, the spinning top is a great project for woodturners to practice their spindle turning cuts.

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Writing Desk

Writing Desk

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I had been pondering a desk-design for over a year. It had to be timeless and elegant. When I saw Chris gouchnour´s design in FWW I knew I could do something with it. I had a wide board of Mahogany...

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Wardrobe

Wardrobe

I didn't want to build it the easy way, so I angled the sides at 88°. This of course caused a whole tail of complications. I got what I asked for. The main wood is cherry and the fronts were...

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Harlequin Liquor Cabinet

Harlequin Liquor Cabinet

Woodworker: Gabriel Sutton Sutton’s goal in building this cherry and bubinga liquor cabinet was to display a harlequin pattern in a subtle way. The curved panels and legs are meant to contrast with...

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Burl Jewelry Box

Burl Jewelry Box

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Woodworker: Libby SchrumInspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s cantilevered work, Schrum built this cherry and cherry burl jewelry box (6 in. deep by 17 in. wide by 7 in. tall). She finished the box with...

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Cherry Secretary

Cherry Secretary

Woodworker: Andy FawcettFawcett harvested most of the cherry for this Pennsylvania secretary (20 in. deep by 38 in. wide by 90 in. tall) from his family farm. Although his father never saw the...

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Double Oxbow Salem Secretary

Double Oxbow Salem Secretary

Woodworker: J. Albert Hudson Hudson was so inspired by the double oxbow Salem secretary in Home Furniture #7 that he vowed to reproduce it. Twelve years later, at the age of 88, he did just that...

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Honey Locust Jewelry Box

Honey Locust Jewelry Box

Woodworker: Todd DeRosa This marquetry box was software consultant Todd DeRosa's first major woodworking project. He started out making a simple Christmas present for his 8-year-old daughter, but...

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Nine-Drawer Jewelry Box

Nine-Drawer Jewelry Box

Woodworker: Gregg Roth Gregg Roth and his father harvested the lumber he used for this cherry and red oak jewelry box project from land that they own. He milled and dried it and built the case as a...

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