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Woodworker: Danny Kamerath
Kamerath designed this table (10-½ in. deep by 13 in. wide by 35 in. tall) around a small piece of figured satinwood that he used for the top, and two small boards of...
Woodworker: Adrian Ferrazzutti
At first glance, Adrian Ferrazzutti’s wenge-and-bloodwood chair is sleek, elegant, and simple in design. Yet the chair’s construction was anything but effortless. A...
Woodworker: Todd GravesIn designing this chair, Graves used bent laminations joined at compound angles in order to form a back that is comfortable, yet elegant. The contrast of woods...
Woodworker: Bryan Smyda
Bryan Smyda built this piece on commission for a client who wanted him to "let his imagination flow" and build a unique piece for her dining room. He designed a dining table...
Woodworker: Todd DeRosa
This marquetry box was software consultant Todd DeRosa's first major woodworking project. He started out making a simple Christmas present for his 8-year-old daughter, but...
Woodworker: Dean McWilliams
Inspired by the lines of a molded plastic chair, Dean McWilliams designed this one with steam-bent laminations for the legs, arms, and back. The white oak was steam bent...
Woodworker: Nancy Brady
Nancy Brady was pregnant when she made this appropriately shaped chest of drawers for her final project at École National du Meuble (school of furniture design) in Montral...
Woodworker: Petter Southall
With its arched base made entirely of thin oak slats clinched by copper rivets, Petter Southall’s dining table interweaves fine cabinetmaking, traditional boatbuilding...
Woodworker: Josh Finn
While his blanket chest lends a traditional face to alder, Josh Finn also uses the hardwood in more contemporary applications such as this kitchen cabinet. He was able to...
Woodworker: Aaron Levine
Aaron Levine used very plain bay laurel, also called myrtle, for the legs and stretchers of this table. However, he used a very colorful, highly figured piece for the top...
Woodworker: Steve Casey
Steve Casey built this console for a self-contained home-theater system and made sure to include plenty of media-friendly features. Tall drawers offer ample storage for...
Woodworker: Mark Cwik
Mark Cwik added a unique touch to his lacewood cabinet by incorporating plastic-resin panels in the doors. The panels' pattern was created using natural materials, such as...
Woodworker: Stewart Wurtz
Wurtz built this bench for the entryway of a contemporary house. To give the bench a modern feel, Wurtz kept a simple form and used contrasting woods, big-leaf figured maple...
Woodworker: Kimberly Winkle
These tables (16 in. dia. by 22 in. tall), called “Tit for Tat,” are made of poplar, and mahogany offcuts from a guitar manufacturer. Winkle used spindle-turning and...
Woodworker: Mark Edmundson
Edmundson designed this bench while studying in the College of the Redwoods fine furniture program. A chair by Swedish furniture designer Carl Malmsten inspired the shape...
Woodworker: German F. Plessl
The design for this bubinga and pear entry table came from Plessl’s desire to create a natural “tree-branch form” that also incorporates classical and modern...
Woodworker: Michael C. Fortune
Fortune designed these chairs as part of a dining suite for the Governor General of Canada. The suite sits indoors next to a garden so he gave it a marquetry leaf...
Woodworker: Gregg Lipton
Although much of Lipton's furniture brings a modernizing scalpel to period styles, he had rarely embraced pure geometric modernism full-on before designing this table. He was...
Woodworker: Gregg Lipton
Lipton's Gazelle table (dimensions listed above) employs an apron integral with the top and a curvaceous leg that runs right to the top of the table. For Lipton, the leg, a...
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