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Union Jack Vintage Trunk

Union Jack Vintage Trunk

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  A vintage steamer trunk (also called traveling chests) that has been normally being used before for long voyages by train or ship has proven its buoyancy and continues to adapt the form for new...

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Oneida Air Systems Awards Woodworking Students

Oneida Air Systems Awards Woodworking Students

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Two students receive the OAS Future Craftsmen Scholarship.

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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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Blacker House Chair

Blacker House Chair

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I took William Ng's Blacker House chair class early last year. Since than, I've built a set of four in Walnut and two in Mahogany. All of the major joinery, except for the arms to legs, is cut using...

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Arts and Craft Dining Chairs

Arts and Craft Dining Chairs

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These are the first of 12 chairs that I am making for my two son's and their families (6 chairs each). The first set is made from Red Oak, the second set will be made from White oak. The chairs were...

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Walnut and Cerajiera Crotch Dining Room Set

Walnut and Cerajiera Crotch Dining Room Set

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This is the dining room set that I made over the last year.  It is made of walnut with a Cerajiera crotch veneered sunburst pattern.  It took roughly 60 hours to complete.  Even though there are 4...

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Pencil Chair

Pencil Chair

Woodworker: John P. McCormack McCormack built this chair as his thesis project at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). The design highlights two sides of his training: traditional furniture...

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Eliel Saarinen-Style Chair

Eliel Saarinen-Style Chair

Woodworker: Vejdi Avsar Vejdi built this piece based on an Eliel Saarinen-designed chair in Home Furniture #6. The original gets its stripes from black paint, but Vejdi wanted to use inlay. Later, he...

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McIntire Reproduction Chair

McIntire Reproduction Chair

Woodworker: Philip C. Lowe Over the years, Lowe has had the opportunity to restore a number of original works by renowned Federalist architect and carver Samuel McIntire—waxing, polishing, and...

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African Ribbon Mahogany Settee

African Ribbon Mahogany Settee

Woodworker: Kevin Crowe Crowe, a Springfield High School student, spent 200 hours creating this settee that his mom taught to upholster. Crowe used African ribbon mahogany, walnut Minwax stain, and...

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Chippendale Side Chair Reproduction

Chippendale Side Chair Reproduction

Woodworker: Tony Kubalak The quality, variety, and number of carved elements make this reproduction of a Chippendale side chair the most ambitious project Kubalak has done to date. The knee carving...

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Autumn Dining Chairs

Autumn Dining Chairs

Woodworker: Michael C. Fortune Fortune designed these chairs as part of a dining suite for the Governor General of Canada. The suite sits indoors next to a garden so he gave it a marquetry leaf...

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Upholstered Living Room Chairs

Upholstered Living Room Chairs

Woodworker: Michael C. Fortune Fortune designed this chair with comfort in mind. The "stance" is receptive and welcoming. Vacuum-laminated birch veneer forms the upholstery's core and the metal work...

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Arts and Crafts Dining Chair

Arts and Crafts Dining Chair

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Woodworker: Kevin Rodel Kevin Rodel first designed this chair in 1993 for a competition sponsored by the Maine Arts Commission. His aim was to build a sturdy and comfortable chair that was clearly...

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Modigliani Chair

Modigliani Chair

Woodworker: Kiki Warnock This chair was loosely inspired by the Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani, known for the elongated and exaggerated figures in his paintings. Warnock's alluring piece in...

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Prototype Arm Chair

Prototype Arm Chair

Woodworker: Matt Berger The design for this chair was inspired by a 17th-century Ming Dynasty horseshoe armchair on display at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. Dozens of sketches...

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Armchair

Armchair

Jensen made this Japanese oak armchair during a woodworking class with the Grew-Sheridans. Inspired by asian furniture making, Jensen wanted the seat cushion to seem to float above the seat rails. To accomplish this he swept the rails in an upward direction.

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Chippendale-style Chair

Chippendale-style Chair

Mizell added a Texas flair to this Chippendale-style chair. It features the lone star carved on the back splat, a crest-rail armadillo and a silhouette of the Alamo at the base of the splat.

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Prairie-style Couch

Prairie-style Couch

Designed by Scott Dickerson, built by Dennis Saindon and upholstered by Newt Tyler, this prairie-style couch took over 37 weeks to build and used more than 630 board feet of oak. All the elements of the couch are based up an architectural style that was first developed by Louis Sullivan, but made internationally famous by Frank Lloyd Wright.

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