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The Music Box features the song "Imagine" by John Lennon. The 18 note movement is from TheMusicHouse.com. It is a Swiss made movement by Reuge.
The basic design for the box was chosen by my...
Woodworker: Eric McRory
McRory built this backgammon board to play the game with his “little brother” in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. It was inspired by a design he saw in Fine...
Woodworker: Charles MaxwellOn Charles Maxwell’s Cape Cod honeymoon 27 years ago, he and his wife saw a skeleton clock, and he vowed to make her one. In 2007 after retiring from the U.S. Navy...
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: Mark Bratton
Bratton built this jewelry box as a Christmas gift for his wife. He designed the box around a small piece of Macassar ebony (3 in. sq. by 14 in. long) that had been kicking...
Woodworker: John Fischer
These squares (5 in. and 6 in.) are made of cocobolo, ebony, ivory from old piano keys, brass, and steel. To ensure 90°, Fischer squeezed the blade and body in a...
Woodworker: Butch Smuts
Wood turner Butch Smuts of Johannesburg, South Africa, crafted this bowl as part of an American Association of Woodturners project. He was given a rough-turned bowl and was...
Woodworker: Andy Rae
Gracing the cover of Jim Tolpin's The Toolbox Book (1995, Taunton Press), Rae's freestanding tool cabinet has served him in the shop for more than 20 years, doling out handsaws...
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: Kevin McMahon
McMahon named this two-piece hanging wall cabinet after a woman's bathing-suit design, called a "tankini," which combines a tank top with a bikini bottom. The cabinet is...
White oak Stickley-inspired fall-front desk finished using fumed ammonia, hand-rubbed oil and wax.
This storage chest is made with book-matched pieces of walnut and crotch walnut. It is accessorized with ebony pulls and finished with an oil-based varnish and wax.
Pear and walnut game table with ebony beading. The table’s curved apron conceal a small drawer in the front. The table is finished with lacquer and wax.
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.
MacFarlane’s cabinet is made from pommele sapele, quilted maple, ebony and ebonized mahogany. It is finished with gel varnish and wax.
This jewelry box is made from solid walnut, oil ash veneer, ash, and ebony. It is finished with oil, polyurethane and wax.
The smoothing plane is constructed from walnut burk, bronze, brass, and steel. The infill plane is made from ebony and ivory inlay, bronze and steel. The smoother is finished with tung oil and wax, and the infill is wax only.
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