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I first came across Garrett Hack's work when I joined finewoodworking.com a couple of years ago. His small hand plane tool cabinet was something I had always wanted to build. So when my beautiful...
This is a jewelry box of my own design. Dimensions are 14"W x 8 5/8"D x 7 1/16"H
It has a sliding and removable divided tray, three Brusso brass pegs for hanging necklaces, and a removable mirror...
Woodworker: David TuttleA big fan of Shaker furniture and of Garrett Hack, Tuttle based the design of this table on a Hack table featured in FWW #104 (“Building a Strong, Light Carcase”). Instead...
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...
Woodworker: John Kettman
For this sideboard Kettman used the Boulle technique of cutting marquetry, which creates two sets of veneers at once, a positive and a negative. The result is two pieces of...
Woodworker: Jim Hoyne
A former physician, Jim Hoyne decided to pursue a second career as a furniture maker and enrolled in Gary Rogowski's distance mastery program. He built this bench during his...
Woodworker: E. Stewart Crick
Crick drew from various Arts and Crafts influences to design this chest of drawers, combining elements of Stickley, Greene and Greene, and Mackintosh. The quartersawn...
Woodworker: Michael Lobby
Arts and Crafts design and Bhutanese architecture fueled Lobby’s inspiration when he created this desk. He wanted the design to be uncomplicated yet highly functional as a...
Woodworker: Ron Gresham
Gresham created this veneered cabinet from narra, a Southeast Asian wood. The veneered basketweave pattern in the drawer bottoms was inspired by the hand-woven baskets of the...
Woodworker: Richard Oedel
This Sheraton-style secretary was crafted by North Bennet Street alumnus Richard Oedel and displayed in an exhibit at the Boston Athenaeum. It features curved glass...
Woodworker: Matt Berger
The design for this chair was inspired by a 17th-century Ming Dynasty horseshoe armchair on display at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. Dozens of sketches...
Englander’s center table is an exact reproduction of the original Biedermeier table originally built in 1820. The only “upgrade” is a square tenon joint system rather than the traditional dowels used. The table is made of curly cherry veneer, sugar pine, ebony and sterling silver. The finish is super blonde shellac.
Shepard crafted this sideboard from bubinga and used ebony for the accents. The piece is finished with tung oil and shellac.
This Arts and Crafts-inspired blanket chest is made from quartersawn white oak, European beech and ebony. The interior is lined with eastern red cedar. The piece is finished wtih shellac and wax.
Nelson’s commissioned bedside cabinet is made from quartersawn padauk, holly and ebony. It is finished with pickled shellac and Waterlox.
Houck’s Federal-style reproduction card table is made from mahogany, holly, ebony and pine. The table has a padded shellac finish.
Sackmann’s side table made from mahogany, satinwood, rosewood, anegre, and pine. It features a crotch-mahogany bookmatched top, rosewood banding, and ebony stringing. The table is finished with stained glaze and French-polished shellac.
Mosheim’s card tables are Hepplewhite-style reproductions made with crotch mahogany, satinwood, quartersawn pine, and ebony. Both tables are finished with shellac and oil.
Bookcase of cherry, white pine, artist’s pressboard, figured maple and ebony. It is finished with shellac, paint and an oil-and-varnish mix.
This tall clock, crafted by Goebel, uses curly western maple, cypress, jarrah, Macassar ebony and Gabon ebony, and features a hand-painted seascape. The clock is finished with shellac, oil, and wax.
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