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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...
Woodworker: Doug ClarnerClarner collaborated with artist Trenny Robb of Sutton, Vt., when designing this Shaker-style sideboard, which won the 2010 Vermont Fine Furniture and Wood Products Design...
Woodworker: Robert RoemischWhile demonstrating 19th-century woodworking at the historic Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill in Kentucky, Roemisch wanted to build a project that wasn’t a typical Shaker...
Woodworker: James RomickRomick made this maple, walnut, wenge, and cherry vessel, the "Phantom Urn," as a gift for Howard McGillin for his record-setting 2,544th (and final) performance as the...
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...
Woodworker: James A. Harper, Jr.
James A. Harper Jr. was inspired to build this stand as a very late wedding gift, after a friend received a two-volume dictionary as a first anniversary gift from...
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...
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...
Woodworker: Mark Whitley
Whitley riffed off the concept of a Shaker apothecary cabinet to create this chest of drawers. Each drawer is hand dovetailed and Whitley dyed the inside of each a graduated...
Woodworker: Mike Greenberg
Greenberg used this box to explore grain direction and design. He resawed cherry and bird’s-eye maple boards to achieve a continuous grain wrap around the box and a...
Woodworker: Matthew Stark
Stark began woodworking at age 17, and 12 years later considers this Japanese step tansu to be a highlight of his career so far. Although he has built similar pieces while...
Woodworker: Chris Hedges
This Philadelphia secretary swept the AWFS Fresh Wood student competition in July 2007, taking first place in the reproduction category, best in show, and the peoples...
Woodworker: Kevin A. Tuffo
Tuffo made this 7-ft.-tall clock as a gift for his parents and to test techniques learned in the furniture-making program at Haywood Community College, in North...
Woodworker: Dan Faia
Dan Faia built this Queen Anne porringer-style table (FWW, June 2007) based on a design he saw in an antiques catalog. The original was built in Wethersfield, Conn. between 1740...
Woodworker: Andy Rae
After researching several 18th-century linen presses, including one notable cabinet that resides in the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem, N.C., Rae...
Woodworker: Andy Rae
Andy Rae designed this chest of drawers with inspiration from a classic design by Fine Woodworking contributing editor Christian Becksvoort. The case corners are...
Woodworker: Martin J. Milkovits
As a busy furniture-maker, Milkovits rarely gets time to build anything for himself but did make room in his schedule for this country-style hutch. He designed it to...
Woodworker: Andrew J. Ritchie
This chest on chest was Ritchie's second try at veneered furniture. Although the form is based on an original seen at Colonial Williamsburg, the chest elegantly...
Woodworker: Daryl Sullivan
When designing his workbench, Sullivan found inspiration in The Workbench by Lon Schleining (The Taunton Press, 2004). Sullivan culled various details from benches in that...
Woodworker: Garrett Hack
Garrett Hack crafted this cherry huntboard, a country cousin to the more formal sideboard, for the New Hampshire Furniture Masters' annual auction. The three drawers take...
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