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Newport Tea Table

Newport Tea Table

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This is a reproduction of the Nicholas Brown tea table made by John Goddard of Newport, scaled from pictures in an auction catalog and with a lot of mentoring from a friend who made one also.  It is...

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Newport-Style Corner Chair

Newport-Style Corner Chair

Woodworker: Roland Benjamin After 65 years as an amateur woodworker, Roland Benjamin couldn't resist the challenge of building a "sculpture in wood," this corner chair after one designed by John...

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Block-Front Chest

Block-Front Chest

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...

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Newport Mahogany Tall Clock

Newport Mahogany Tall Clock

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...

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Goddard-Townsend-Style Fall-Front Secretary

Goddard-Townsend-Style Fall-Front Secretary

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...

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Newport Tall Clock

Newport Tall Clock

Woodworker: Randall O'Donnell This reproduction Newport block-front tall case clock built by Indiana-based furniture maker Randall O'Donnell, features handmade brass movement and hardware, a...

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Newport-style Secretary

Newport-style Secretary

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Newport-style secretary by Irion Co. Furniture Makers

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Block-Front Bureau

Block-Front Bureau

Boston block-front bureau by John Bueti.

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Newport-style Knee-Hole Desk

Newport-style Knee-Hole Desk

Newport-style knee-hole desk by William Locke.

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Newport-style Tall Clock

Newport-style Tall Clock

Parcell’s Newport-style tall clock reproduction is built from Honduras mahogany and yellow pine. The piece is finished with aniline dye and nitrocellulose lacquer.

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Chippendale-style Chest of Drawers

Chippendale-style Chest of Drawers

Patton’s Chippendale-style reproduction chest of drawers is made from Honduras and Cuban mahogany. The piece is finished with dewaxed garnet shellac.

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18th-Century-style Secretary

18th-Century-style Secretary

O’Donnell reproduced this 18th-century mahogany secretary with all the hidden compartments dictated by the time.

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Newport-style Secretary

Newport-style Secretary

This mammoth secretary, crafted by Cox, was inspired by the work of John McAlister Jr. The piece is made from Honduras mahogany and finished with oil and shellac.

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Newport-style Tall Clock

Newport-style Tall Clock

Hudson crafted this tall clock from a variety of different walnuts. It is finished with hand-rubbed oil and three coats of varnish.

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Newport Chippendale Block and Shell Chest of Drawers

Newport Chippendale Block and Shell Chest of Drawers

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  This Block Front Chest is a reproduction of an original chest made by John Townsend of Newport Rhode Island in 1765.  This commission came in 5 days before I was heading to New York City for the...

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Newport Chippendale Corner Chairs

Newport Chippendale Corner Chairs

These two Newport Chippendale Corner chairs or "roundabout chairs" are based on a few different examples of chairs made by John Goddard in the later half of the 18th century. Made of solid mahogany...

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