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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...
Woodworker: Roland Benjamin
Patterned after the block-front style of chest developed in Newport, R.I., this version was inspired by a photo in Nutting's Furniture Treasury. The original was made in...
Woodworker: Mike Mahoney
Mahoney made this 16-piece poplar set to create something that could be passed down as a family heirloom but still function in an everyday kitchen. With nearly 15 years of...
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: 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...
Woodworker: Craig Thibodeau
Thibodeau’s sideboard won the Best of Show, awarded by Fine Woodworking magazine for the 2007 Design in Wood exhibition organized by the San Diego Fine Woodworkers...
Woodworker: John McAlister
McAlister, the 2001 recipient of the Society of American Furniture Makers’ Cartouche Award for lifetime achievement, made this mahogany and poplar Newport clock for his...
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: Tom Witzig
Tables in Albert Stack's The New Fine Points of Furniture and in a Master Class article by Eugene Landon (
Fine Woodworking #151
) inspired Tom Witzig to create his own...
Woodworker: Tom Witzig
A lowboy on the cover of Jeffrey Greene's book American Furniture of the 18th Century inspired this Queen Anne-style table by Tom Witzig. Witzig added personal touches...
Painted chest in poplar by Frank B. Rhodes, Jr.
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.
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.
Tischler’s dresser features a myriad of design elements - graduated drawers, book-matched drawer fronts, chamfered edges, string inlay, and hand-carved pulls. It uses a variety of woods, such as Brazilian mahogany, Honduras rosewood, Macassar ebony, holly, cedar, maple and poplar. The finish is Waterlox varnish.
This Chippendale reproduction highboy is made from mahogany and poplar with a rubbed-out varnish finish.
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.
this is my dream shop it is 24'x45' it is a project of mine that hopefully will soon come true! i've placed the machinery in order that will work for me. i design and build to others specs, i also...
This shop would be our attic. the walls are slanted, so table top tools work best for storing, and have floor space. This also allows me to stock lumber on the shorter knee walls. So far...
I try to line my equipment up so it can be used as an out feed table if necessary, Planer being the same height as the workbenchs etc. I have to raise the heights of some of the equipment to...
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