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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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Ginkgo Chairs, Kotatsu Table, and Shodo Shelf

Ginkgo Chairs, Kotatsu Table, and Shodo Shelf

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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...

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Hepplewhite Serpentine Chest of Drawers

Hepplewhite Serpentine Chest of Drawers

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...

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Newport Bureau

Newport Bureau

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...

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Double Oxbow Salem Secretary

Double Oxbow Salem Secretary

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...

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Cogswell Bombé Chest Reproduction

Cogswell Bombé Chest Reproduction

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...

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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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Mahogany Bombé Chest of Drawers

Mahogany Bombé Chest of Drawers

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...

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Pennsylvania Spice Box with Line-and-Berry Inlay

Pennsylvania Spice Box with Line-and-Berry Inlay

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...

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Louis Irion Reproduction Secretary

Louis Irion Reproduction Secretary

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...

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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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Hepplewhite Sideboard Table

Hepplewhite Sideboard Table

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...

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Newport-Style Kneehole Desk

Newport-Style Kneehole Desk

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...

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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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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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Pencil-Post Bed

Pencil-Post Bed

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Pencil-post bed in tiger maple by Lonnie Bird.

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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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Apothecary Table

Apothecary Table

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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Pipe Box

Pipe Box

Bird’s 18th-century pipe box is made from curly maple and poplar. it is finished with aniline dye and shellac.

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