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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: James William Schuyler IIIWhen Schuyler made this mahogany and holly sideboard as a wedding gift, he sized it so that most types of liquor bottle would fit inside. He used floating tenons...
Woodworker: Sarha Holt
When designing this side table for a client’s lounge, Holt tied together a number of elements. The newly updated room contained antiques, reflected in the slipper feet, and...
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...
Woodworker: Roland Benjamin
Patterned after the block-front style of chest developed in Newport, R.I., this version was inspired by a photo in Nutting's Furniture Treasury. The original was made in...
Woodworker: Joel Ficke
This highboy was Ficke’s first attempt at reproducing early American furniture, and he built it under the instruction of Gene Landon. The original, known as the Gratz...
Woodworker: Frank Woolley
Woolley estimates he invested more than 1,500 hours making this bombé chest of drawers. About 570 hours went into the actual construction and 180 hours into the finishing...
Woodworker: Tony Kubalak
The quality, variety, and number of carved elements make this reproduction of a Chippendale side chair the most ambitious project Kubalak has done to date. The knee carving...
Woodworker: David S. Beach
Beach reproduced this mahogany bed as a commission. The original was made by the client’s grandfather, who trained as a cabinetmaker in Germany and then emigrated to the...
Woodworker: Alan Turner
This Newport-style kneehole desk is modeled after an original attributed to Edmund Townsend (circa 1760s) which is in the Rhode Island School of Design Museum. As on...
Woodworker: Anthony Hayzen
Hayzen's pedestal table serves as a canvas for his decorative veneer work. The six-sided pedestal is made of poplar, while the tabletop and base are made of mediumdensity...
Woodworker: Eugene E. Landon
Eugene Landon, one of the most prolific builders of authentic reproduction furniture, recreated this Philadelphia side chair representing the high point of Colonial Queen...
LeBlanc’s hall table is an updated version of Mission-style furniture. The piece features exposed joinery and handmade pulls, and is made of mahogany. It is finished with aniline dye, wiping stain and precatalyzed lacquer.
Mahogany and silk damask Chippendale-style stool by Randall O’Donnell. The piece features hand-carved ball and claw feet.
Grainger’s floor lamp is made from Honduras mahogany. The shade features hand-carving and stained glass. The lamp is finished with dye stain, glaze, shellac and wax.
These Chippendale-style chairs, made by Rinehart, are made from mahogany and finished with a diluted dye stain, Waterlox, wiping varnish and an asphaltum glaze.
Parcell’s Newport-style tall clock reproduction is built from Honduras mahogany and yellow pine. The piece is finished with aniline dye and nitrocellulose lacquer.
Arato made this Philadelphia-style highboy in collaboration with his fellow woodworker Robert McCullough. The piece is made from mahogany, crotch mahogany, and poplar. it is finished wtih aniline dye, pigmented stain and shellac.
Turner crafted this mahogany card table with a wooden hinge at the back to allow the top to flip up. The piece is finished with walnut-husk dye, seedlac shellac, asphaltum thinned with mineral spirits and wax.
This hand-carved mahogany chair was completed with a wool brocade and horsehair upholstered seat; while the wood was finished with aniline dyes and shellac.
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