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Home from the Sea Chest of Drawers

"Home from the Sea" Chest of Drawers

Woodworker: David BoyleSetting out to make something colorful and playful, Boyle built this chest of drawers, 29 in. deep by 56 in. wide by 35 in. tall. He started with hornbeam logs and resawed them...

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Crazy Horse Carving

Crazy Horse Carving

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Woodworker: Bill Churchill Churchill's inspiration for this carving came from an article about Crazy Horse, who had a vision of himself riding a fast horse and wearing a red-tailed hawk feather...

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Free-Form Lectern

Free-Form Lectern

Woodworker: Mitch MandelMandel's wife, a sixth-grade teacher, needed a lectern for her classroom, so he challenged himself to design and construct one that was simple, elegant, nontraditional, and...

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Colorful Corner Cabinet

Colorful Corner Cabinet

Woodworker: Tom Cowan Cowan collaborated with artist Kelly Torreano to create this corner cabinet, blending his woodworking skill with her passion for gardening and painting. Although he has been...

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Wave Chest

Wave Chest

Woodworker: John P. McCormackMcCormack designed this chest to display a sea-form glass sculpture by Dale Chihuly. The chest’s rippled surfaces and milk-paint colors play on the ocean theme but...

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16-Piece Turned Kitchen Set

16-Piece Turned Kitchen Set

Woodworker: Mike Mahoney Mahoney made this 16-piece poplar set to create something that could be passed down as a family heirloom but still function in an everyday kitchen. With nearly 15 years of...

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Chess Table

Chess Table

Woodworker: Bert Wortel Turnings, carvings, and inlay adorn this small chess table. Wortel crafted the board with solid wood with squares of holly and Peruvian walnut. He turned and carved...

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Custom Desk: Arts and Crafts Meets Bhutanese Architecture

Custom Desk: Arts and Crafts Meets Bhutanese Architecture

Woodworker: Michael Lobby Arts and Crafts design and Bhutanese architecture fueled Lobby’s inspiration when he created this desk. He wanted the design to be uncomplicated yet highly functional as a...

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Childrens Play Table

Children's Play Table

Woodworker: Evan Bottomley Bottomley, a student at Springfield High, was inspired to create this whimsical table by his niece's and nephew's fascination with bugs. The Japanese beetles symbolize...

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Brazilian Rose - Demilune Table

Brazilian Rose - Demilune Table

Woodworker: Russell Garcia-Lechelt Garcia-Lechelt's demilune table won first place in the Traditional Woodworking furniture category at the 2007 Design in Wood competition organized by the San Diego...

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Playful Energy - Impala Sculpture

Playful Energy - Impala Sculpture

Woodworker: Bill Churchill Churchill's sculpture won first place in the animal wood carving category at the 2007 Design in Wood competition organized by the San Diego Fine Woodworkers Association. A...

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Tambour Coffee Table

Tambour Coffee Table

Woodworker: Todd Plummer This innovative coffee table won an Excellence in Design award from Woodcraft Magazine at the 2007 Design in Wood exhibition organized by the San Diego Fine Woodworkers...

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Gardenia Sideboard

Gardenia Sideboard

Woodworker: Craig Thibodeau Thibodeau’s sideboard won the Best of Show, awarded by Fine Woodworking magazine for the 2007 Design in Wood exhibition organized by the San Diego Fine Woodworkers...

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Decorative Pedestal Table

Decorative Pedestal Table

Woodworker: Anthony Hayzen Hayzen's pedestal table serves as a canvas for his decorative veneer work. The six-sided pedestal is made of poplar, while the tabletop and base are made of mediumdensity...

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Honduras Mahogany Sideboard

Honduras Mahogany Sideboard

Woodworker: Pat Megowan While building this sideboard during a 12-week intensive course at The Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Maine, Megowan grew so frustrated that he twice thought about...

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Wheat Grass Cabinet

Wheat Grass Cabinet

Woodworker: Celine Schmidt The focal point of this cabinet-on-stand is the inlaid wheat leaves, which are set in the foreground of a repeating prairie sky created with straight-grained tulip poplar...

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Butterfly Table

Butterfly Table

Woodworker: Len Dougherty This fully veneered table with marquetry butterflies on top practically grows out of the ground with dark branches holding the tabletop canopy aloft. Photo: Len Dougherty

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Morning Glory Cabinet

Morning Glory Cabinet

Woodworker: Len Dougherty As a life-long drawer and painter, Len Dougherty has no trouble capturing life-like images in the marquetry on his furniture. "I think an art background really helps with...

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Tool Chest

Tool Chest

This machinist-style tool chest can be made in a weekend. The chest is a basically a dovetail box done with a jig and bit. The tool chest is made of oak and poplar and features felt-lined drawers.

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Built-in Cabinet

Built-in Cabinet

Based on the decor of his client’s home Mikkelsen designed and built this unit to have a painted finish. Choosing poplar, and birch plywood Mikkelsen added geometric details that stand out when painted with high-gloss white paint. See the article in FW#103, pp. 62-66 for construction and painting details.

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