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Contemporary Tool Cabinet

Contemporary Tool Cabinet

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This tool cabinet was inspired by Mark Laub's work. It is made from birdseye maple and mahogany. All the dovetails were hand cut and so were the tennons. Finished with Shellac 44"H x 55" W x 14" D.

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Glider Horse

Glider Horse

About two months ago a friend called to ask if I could build a glider horse for his new baby daughter for Christmas. I had never done anything like this before but I said yes anyway. Then I got down...

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Stand-Up Desk

Stand-Up Desk

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The Stand-Up Desk was designed to ease a friends back-problems from too much sitting on a normal desk. I chose cherry and mahogany with small wenge elements. The legs and cross-braces I shaped to...

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Veneered Small Box

Veneered Small Box

Small veneered box made with cutoffs. Nice break to build something small after building something big.

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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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Cabinet inspired by Garrett Hack

Cabinet inspired by Garrett Hack

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...

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Water side table

Water side table

This table is about 14"x24"x30", Mahogany, sumi ink, acrylic paint,shellac, oil and wax. The stem is stack lam. It is all hand carved with gouges etc. Inspired by art nouveau. The gingko leaves are...

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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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Writing Desk

Writing Desk

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I had been pondering a desk-design for over a year. It had to be timeless and elegant. When I saw Chris gouchnour´s design in FWW I knew I could do something with it. I had a wide board of Mahogany...

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Shaker Table

Shaker Table

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...

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Philadelphia High Chest

Philadelphia High Chest

Woodworker: Tony KubalakKubalak says the carving on this Philadelphia high chest was the most “elaborate, ambitious, and voluminous” he has ever attempted, and he is proud of the results. The...

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Bombe Chest of Drawers

Bombe Chest of Drawers

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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...

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Hepplewhite Serpentine Chest of Drawers

Hepplewhite Serpentine Chest of Drawers

Woodworker: Eric OranskyOransky based this reproduction of a Hepplewhite serpentine chest of drawers on a piece made in the late 1700s in New England. He created a scaled drawing of the piece...

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Philadelphia Highboy

Philadelphia Highboy

Woodworker: Kenneth L. WilliamsonWhen asked how long it took to complete his Philadelphia highboy, Williamson said, “Several hundred hours and 35 years.” He started it four decades ago but kept...

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Salvaged Australian Red Mahogany Credenza

Salvaged Australian Red Mahogany Credenza

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Woodworker: Zachary HarmsWhen the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago was throwing away solid wood from an old exhibit, Harms jumped at the chance to salvage the lumber and use it in this credenza, 26-in. deep...

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Newport Bureau

Newport Bureau

Woodworker: Pete MichelinieThis mahogany and poplar desk (20-1/2-in. deep by 36-1/2-in. wide by 32-3/4-in. tall) is a reproduction of a Newport block-front kneehole bureau attributed to Edmund...

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Hepplewhite and Art Deco Table

Hepplewhite and Art Deco Table

Woodworker: Joe Trippi Trippi blended two different styles in this table. The form is strictly Hepplewhite, but the veneer species and patterns are based on Art Deco furniture. The table, 17 in. deep...

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Mahogany Tea Table

Mahogany Tea Table

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...

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Mahogany and Sapele Chest

Mahogany and Sapele Chest

Woodworker: Anna C. ThorntonThis mahogany chest (19 in. deep by 53-1/2 in. wide by 23 in. tall) is Thornton’s modern take on a Gothic classic. Staying true to chests of the period, she kept the...

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Mahogany Butlers Chest

Mahogany Butler's Chest

Woodworker: Alan TurnerTurner, a lawyer by trade and founder of the Philadelphia Furniture Workshop (a woodworking teaching studio), designed this mahogany butler’s chest to be less top-heavy than...

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