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Queen Anne Dressing Table, in cherry. Brasses by Ball and Ball, poplar secondary wood. Finish is BLO followed by orange shellac and one coat of low lustre lacquer.
Cherry legs, maple and poplar frame using mortise and tenon joinery. Fabric is Historic Deerfield Flame Stitch.
These pieces were created mainly with hand tools. The finish includes sumi ink, oil pastel (red portions), gold leaf, and amber shellac. The inspiration comes from Japanese cultural concepts such as...
Woodworker: Eric OranskyOransky based this reproduction of a Hepplewhite serpentine chest of drawers on a piece made in the late 1700s in New England. He created a scaled drawing of the piece...
Woodworker: Pete MichelinieThis mahogany and poplar desk (20-1/2-in. deep by 36-1/2-in. wide by 32-3/4-in. tall) is a reproduction of a Newport block-front kneehole bureau attributed to Edmund...
Woodworker: J. Albert Hudson
Hudson was so inspired by the double oxbow Salem secretary in Home Furniture #7 that he vowed to reproduce it. Twelve years later, at the age of 88, he did just that...
Woodworker: John P. McCormack
McCormack built this piece as a student at the North Bennet Street School. He based it on a John-Cogswell-attributed chest in the Museum of Fine Arts Boston collection...
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...
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: Frank Woolley
Woolley estimates he invested more than 1,500 hours making this bombé chest of drawers. About 570 hours went into the actual construction and 180 hours into the finishing...
Woodworker: Steve Latta
Latta built this inlaid spice cabinet to commemorate his 10th wedding anniversary. Since Latta and his wife are Quakers living in Chester County, Pa. he picked a design that...
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: 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...
Woodworker: Chris Burtis
While attending the North Bennet Street School in Boston, Burtis chose to make a project that incorporated techniques he wanted to learn--string inlaying, veneering, banding...
Woodworker: Alan Turner
This Newport-style kneehole desk is modeled after an original attributed to Edmund Townsend (circa 1760s) which is in the Rhode Island School of Design Museum. As on...
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...
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...
Pembroke table in mahogany with shellac finish. The table features tapered legs and swinging leaf supports.
Updated version of the Shaker apothecary table in maple, bird’s-eye maple veneer, and poplar. Handmade cocobolo pulls complete the piece. It is finished with shellac and varnish.
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