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Woodworker: Austin CampbellMost woodworkers see the bombé chest of drawers as the ultimate tour-de-force, so it’s particularly impressive that Campbell made this mahogany and white pine bombé as...
Woodworker: William KlugeThis mahogany tea table (19-1/2 in. deep by 33 in. wide by 26-3/4 in. tall) is a replica of a John Goddard original made in 1760. In 2005, the original was sold at a...
Woodworker: Michael Lobby
Lobby built this coffee table as an assignment in the Distance Mastery Program at Gary Rogowski’s Northwest Woodworking Studio. Lobby wanted to design a strong table with...
Woodworker: Daniel Omondi Odhuno
This mahogany and walnut hall table combines Odhuno’s love for carving with his desire to make practical furniture for everyday use. His carvings are heavily...
Woodworker: Amanda Broemel
Living in a home where nearly every piece of furniture was designed and built by her father, Broemel, formerly of Springfield, Pa., turned to him for design input. The...
Woodworker: Daniel H. Phillips
Phillips, a North Bennett Street School student, adapted a drawing from Thomas Sheraton’s The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer’s Drawing-Book for the design of this...
Woodworker: Steve Wachtel
Wachtel, 17, turned this bowl as part of a class at Jefferson Township High School in New Jersey. The bowl, a lamination of mahogany and butternut, took him about 4 hours to...
Woodworker: Jason Ramey
Ramey, a student at the Herron School of Art and Design, in Indianapolis, eschewed the tradition of straight-leg design and tried to create movement with a top cantilevered...
Woodworker: Gregory Stoddard
Stoddard refers to this chest as “The Phoenix.” About 30 years ago, an antiques dealer photographed a number of sale pieces. One was a 400-year-old dowry chest with...
Woodworker: Jeremy Weese
Weese crafted this crib a few months before his first child was born. The engineer and "shop-dweller by night" used AutoCad to check the proportions and joinery before...
Woodworker: Don Gray
Gray spent 250 hours designing and mocking up this laminated mahogany chair, and another 200 hours building it. He was inspired by the natural form of forked tree branches and...
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: Thomas Starbuck Stockton
This original work is not based on an actual Greene-and-Greene piece, but an interpretation of their designs. Stockton used mahogany with ebony accents, along...
Woodworker: Thomas Starbuck Stockton
This custom buffet in Honduras and African mahogany uses veneer with beautiful but not overpowering figure. Stockton crafted the piece for clients who saw his...
Woodworker: Carl Glassman
While building this reproduction Goddard-Townsend fall-front secretary, Glassman, an 83-year-old retired surgeon, received both inspiration and guidance from John McAlister...
Woodworker: Douglas W. Jones
The 2006 winner in the Custom/Studio Furniture category of the Vermont Fine Furniture and Wood Products Design Competition, this bench was designed for a large, circular...
Woodworker: Pat Megowan
While building this sideboard during a 12-week intensive course at The Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Maine, Megowan grew so frustrated that he twice thought about...
Woodworker: Joe Wingert
When Wingert, a collector of antique Stanley tools, got his hands on this old transitional plane, all of the wood parts were shot. Fortunately, the metal parts were...
Woodworker: Kiki Warnock
This chair was loosely inspired by the Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani, known for the elongated and exaggerated figures in his paintings. Warnock's alluring piece in...
Woodworker: Michael Singer
Singer built this tall jewelry cabinet for a 15th wedding anniversary. Its long delicate legs give the cabinet a graceful lift, and the doors open to reveal a stack of 15...
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