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Just a little piece of artwork I completed, the center portion is stained 'hard maple' with a chip carved celtic cross (the same as the one on my personal guitar I recently posted). I then inlayed...
A new guitar I just completed for a customer. This unique creation features a very rare pistachio top which was salvaged form commercial nut groves in Northern California!
This is my personal guitar, a guitar I built to celebrate my '18 anniversary of guitar building'. I've made a video (listed in the link below) in which you can follow some of the work which went into...
Since my pile of cut off lumber has slowly started to take over the shop I thought I would build a few boxes with it and practice some techniques that I have wanted to try. It is also a great way to...
This is a sculpture that I just had to do. Every artist puts on the wall what he thinks is improtant, so I thought I would just put this up and ask the question, Why would Anyone Make this? Made from...
We recently completed the addition of a small guest apartment and now I have been working on finishing it. We built custom mahogany cabinets for the kitchen and I have been busy making the furniture...
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: 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: Paul Schürch
With decades of marquetry under his belt, Schürch said that this buffet was a piece of cake, including creating the bow-front shape. The big challenge was working with the...
Woodworker: Ric Washburn
Washburn, a student from The Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, reproduced this mahogany-and-oak portable writing desk from a photograph in Lon Schleining’s book...
Woodworker: Jeremy and Jason Lynch
The Lynch brothers (Jason, front seat; Jeremy, back) spent the summer of 2006 looking for a challenging project for the school year. The Springfield High School...
Woodworker: Richard M. Kerrell
Kerrell's humidor won first place in the contemporary woodworking - accessories category at the 2007 Design in Wood competition organized by the San Diego Fine...
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: John McAlister
McAlister, the 2001 recipient of the Society of American Furniture Makers’ Cartouche Award for lifetime achievement, made this mahogany and poplar Newport clock for his...
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: 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: 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...
Woodworker: Rob Brown
As one who has always been drawn to nature, Brown often finds inspiration for his furniture while hiking. The marquetry on this chest of drawers is based on the branches of a...
Woodworker: Tom Witzig
Tables in Albert Stack's The New Fine Points of Furniture and in a Master Class article by Eugene Landon (
Fine Woodworking #151
) inspired Tom Witzig to create his own...
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