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Woodworking is a great art and hobby that you can quickly turn into business. You need to know that different woodwork projects will have different markets. For instance, if you are making toys, then...
Needle and thread have been substituted with hook and thread with this Shaker-style sewing desk that I will use as a fly-tying station. Although the piece was inspired by antique originals from the...
Based on a similar piece at MESDA, in poplar with a red over black milk paint finish. Rat tail hinges. The upper cabinet hides a TV, the lower a stereo. Plinth base with dovetailed bracket feet...
In poplar with a milk painted finish followed by an oil topcoat. 86 inches tall, painted dial housed in a dial frame behind a door. Quartz movement with pendulum behind the lower door.
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...
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...
Woodworker: Andrew Maisel
This tall Shaker cupboard was inspired by a Shaker piece built in Massachusetts around 1840. Maisel made it entirely from solid wood, using cherry for the exterior and birch...
Woodworker: William N. Moore
Moore created this lowboy from the John Townsend original in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Because he is a hobbyist woodworker, he says he has the...
Woodworker: Chris Hedges
This Philadelphia secretary swept the AWFS Fresh Wood student competition in July 2007, taking first place in the reproduction category, best in show, and the peoples...
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...
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...
Woodworker: Alan Dana Hall
This Mackintosh-inspired Arts and Crafts desk is based on an original built in Scotland by Wylie & Lockhead (ca. 1900). The problem was getting a good-quality photograph of...
Woodworker: Richard Gies
Interested in furnishing their 1830 Quaker farmhouse with circa 1780-1850 pieces, Gies and his wife borrowed elements from three period pieces to design and build this...
Based on the drawings of Thomas Moser, Dumke made this Shaker tall chest of cherry and poplar. it has a tung oil finish.
Reitenauer’s Windsor-style chair is made from poplar, maple and red oak. The chair is finished with milk pain and boiled linseed oil.
McLean built this 18th-century reproduction from mahogany, poplar and brass. The desk has a linseed oil and french-polish finish.
18-century reproduction maple, pine and poplar secretary. The piece is finished with a mixture of maple and red mahogany stain, nitrocellulose lacquer and lemon oil.
Shelf clock reproduction based on the works of David Wood. The clock is crafted from mahogany and also uses poplar, white pine and basswood. It is finished with dye-tinted Danish oil and shellac.
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