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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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Tit for Tat Tables

Tit for Tat Tables

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...

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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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Comb-back Windsor Chair

Comb-back Windsor Chair

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Woodworker: Fred Shindle This comb-back Windsor is based on the speaker's chair built for The Carpenters' Company, a trade guild, and used at the meeting of the First Continental Congress in 1774 at...

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Mirror with Drawers

Mirror with Drawers

Woodworker: Gerald Curry Curry's mirror, with its pilasters and pediment, is a spoof, he says, of a Georgian mirror. He updates the form not only with lighthearted shapes and bright paint, but by...

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File Chest

File Chest

This painted file chest in poplar, birch plywood, steel and brass would be a welcome addition to any office. The finish is milk pain, ebony stain, gel varnish and water-based polyurethane.

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Windsor Chair

Windsor Chair

Reitenauer’s Windsor-style chair is made from poplar, maple and red oak. The chair is finished with milk pain and boiled linseed oil.

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Colonial-style Armoire

Colonial-style Armoire

Monn crafted this reproduction from tulip poplar, brass escutcheons, iron locks, and hand-forged iron rattail hinges. It is finished with milk paint, shellac, and varnish.

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Windsor-style Bar Chair

Windsor-style Bar Chair

Windsor-style bar seat with milk paint finish

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Tool Chest

Tool Chest

Cherubini’s tool chest of tulip poplar and pine bottom with till of mahogany and box handles of maple. It is finished with milk paint and beeswax.

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Twin Tables

Twin Tables

These are some tables that a rustic furniture store asked if I could make so they could sell them.  The design was similar to something they had in the store, but they wanted better...

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Antiqued Credenza-Style Entertainment Center

Antiqued Credenza-Style Entertainment Center

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Entertainment center features a cherry top and an antiqued milk paint finish for the cabinet base.

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