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Federal dining table by Duncan Phyfe

Federal dining table by Duncan Phyfe

Exact replica of historic 20-ft. dining table owned by Martin Van Buren

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A friend asked for a large dresser in an "old world" style and supplied a couple of internet images for reference. She also wanted plentiful Rosewood displayed along with separate storage for her...

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Pennsylvania Tall Case clock

Pennsylvania Tall Case clock

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In an earlier post I showed the start of this project. It has taken about six months to complete. The clock is all West Indies mahogany. The movement is an eight day cable weight driven movement. The...

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Pennsylvania Tall Case clock

Pennsylvania Tall Case clock

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As many of you know the idea of building a period piece is sort of the true test of your skills. I have built many Mission and Art/Craft and contemporary pieces but building this tall case clock has...

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Knife Box - Williamsburg Conference

Knife Box - Williamsburg Conference

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Here's a worthy challenge for woodworkers using SketchUp. Modeling this Williamsburg Knife Box requires execution of most key SketchUp Tools and features. The Box's compound angles, bold scroll...

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Grenada woodworking  shop

Grenada woodworking shop

Here is a recent photo of my shop. I am currently working on a grandfather clock. www.grenadabarefootwoodworker.com

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Mahogany Cradle

Mahogany Cradle

Woodworker: Kevin W. Drummond Inspired by his grandfather, Chester Smith Sr., Kevin Drummond built this cradle for his daughter, Amelia, who was born in 2004. The stand was his very first turning...

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Greek Revival Side Chairs

Greek Revival Side Chairs

Woodworker: Miguel Gómez-Ibáñez In the early decades of the 19th century, many chairs were made in the Greek Revival style--based in part on the ancient Greek klismos chair with its radically...

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Federal-Style Buffet

Federal-Style Buffet

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...

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Demilune Table

Demilune Table

Woodworker: Laura Smith Though diminutive in size Smith's demilune table delivers a visual punch. The octagonal mahogany legs are tapered on all sides and have feet of turned maple. The curved apron...

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Chest of Drawers

Chest of Drawers

Chippendale-style chest of drawers by Mac Campbell. The chest is accented with reeded quarter columns, cock beading, carved feet and brass pulls. The construction of the reeded columns for this mahogany chest are outlined in FW#93, pp. 81-83.

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Locomotive

Locomotive

Kenney’s locomotive is a replica of the 1863 Thatcher Perkins locomotive. The piece is done in 1/24 in. scale and uses a variety of woods in its construction. Only satin varnish is used for the finish.

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Expandable Dining Table

Expandable Dining Table

Lash made this mahogany Queen Anne-style dining table with a special expansion mechanism that allows the table to expand from 5 feet to 14 feet. The additional legs needed to support the table are hidden in the expansion mechanism when not in use.

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Pembroke Table

Pembroke Table

Pembroke table in mahogany with shellac finish. The table features tapered legs and swinging leaf supports.

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Queen Anne-style Side Chair

Queen Anne-style Side Chair

Queen Anne-style mahogany chair by Keith Allen.

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Armonica

Armonica

A reproduction of the orignal armonica made by Benjamin Franklin. Sound is made by rubbing a moistened finger along the edge of the spinning glasses. The only deviation is Lash’s use of electricity to work the instrument rather than the traditional foot pedal. The piece is made of white oak, spruce, fir, mahogany and mahogany veneer.

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Federal-style Tea Table

Federal-style Tea Table

Rodriguez takes the reader step-by-step crafting a Federal-style tilt-top tea table in mahogany.

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Federal-style Card Table

Federal-style Card Table

This Federal-style card table is an interpretation of the New York and Baltimore styles. The top features pie-shaped crotch mahogany veneer with acorn-style inlay. Over 200 hours was put into the creation of the table. It has a french polish finish.

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Desk

Desk

Mahogany desk by Lewis Prescott. The piece is finished with lacquer.

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Federal-style Sideboard

Federal-style Sideboard

Loran Smith crafted this Federal-style sideboard from mahogany. The piece features makore banding and maple stringing.

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