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Bombe Chest

Bombe Chest

This was my first go at a bombe chest. The front is still flat (i didnt want to get in over my head on my first chest), but the sides are curved. It is made from Walnut and the drawers are poplar...

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Upholstered Wing Chair

Upholstered Wing Chair

Cherry legs, maple and poplar frame using mortise and tenon joinery. Fabric is Historic Deerfield Flame Stitch.

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LInen press

LInen press

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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...

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Tall clock

Tall clock

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.

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Wedding Chest

Wedding Chest

Woodworker: John P. McCormack McCormack crafted this chest when his friends Cathie and Sam got married. In lieu of traditional wedding gifts, the couple asked that guests help fund twocommissions...

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18th-Century-Inspired Linen Press

18th-Century-Inspired Linen Press

Woodworker: Andy Rae After researching several 18th-century linen presses, including one notable cabinet that resides in the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem, N.C., Rae...

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Chest-on-chest

Chest-on-chest

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...

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Tall Case Clock

Tall Case Clock

Tall lcase clock in curly maple by Bill Coyle.

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Pembroke Table

Pembroke Table

Pembroke table in mahogany with shellac finish. The table features tapered legs and swinging leaf supports.

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Sheraton-style Drum Table

Sheraton-style Drum Table

Buentello’s drum table of mahogany, poplar, and rosewood is based on an original drawing by Lance Patterson. The finish is French-polished shellac.

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Federal-style Chest of Drawers

Federal-style Chest of Drawers

Reproduction chest of drawers made of maple, and poplar. The piece uses an adhesive-back stencil placed over the black lacquer finish in order to accurately make the gold design.

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Bombe-style Desk

Bombe-style Desk

McLean built this 18th-century reproduction from mahogany, poplar and brass. The desk has a linseed oil and french-polish finish.

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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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18th-Century-style Secretary

18th-Century-style Secretary

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.

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Dining Set

Dining Set

Schurch’s piece features marquetry which uses an astonishing number of woods and stones. The table and chairs are finished with conversion lacquer.

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Shaker-style Hutch

Shaker-style Hutch

Shaker-inspired cherry hutch

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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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Pennsylvania Spice Box

Pennsylvania Spice Box

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I made this Pennsylvania spice box from plans published in FW #196 by Steve Latta. I modified the feet (I did not like the original flat bracket feet and thus made ogee bracket feet) and the...

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Desk with drawer

Desk with drawer

Desk with floating panal sides

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Poplar Entry Doors

Poplar Entry Doors

The two doors are 2 1/4" thick and were constructed using solid poplar. The core of each door is a mahogany, stave core, exterior plywood material. The large form with 84 individual oak clamping...

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