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Tansu Jewelry Chest

Tansu Jewelry Chest

I built this Tansu jewelry chest as a gift for my wife, It is made of white oak with bloodwood legs. The pull rings are fastened with traditional clenched pins. The drawer linings are brown suede...

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Drawer pulls in tight spaces

Drawer pulls in tight spaces

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Recently I had to figure out a way to make low-clearance pulls for drawers installed behind a sliding door.

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Marre Live Edge Coffee Table

Marre Live Edge Coffee Table

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MARRE LIVE EDGE COFFEE TABLE   Materials: Claro Walnut, Black Walnut Dimensions: 74"L  x  26"W  x  15"H Finish:  Natural hand-rubbed oil + wax -- buffed and polished to a satin glossThis...

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scale models

scale models

Over the years, and after many attempts to produce accurate drawings, either by computer or on drafting board I have become more dependant on scale models. One of the best reasons I have foundfor...

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Reed Tansu

Reed Tansu

Commissioned in 2012 by client for private residence in Maryland. Although initial inspiration came from more traditional Tansu cabinets, some would say I have used the term incorrectly, I retained...

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Design journal: A tea box gets a face lift

Design journal: A tea box gets a face lift

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Revisiting an old design is a great opportunity to push the envelope, even if you were happy with the first try.

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Calligraphy Cabinet

Calligraphy Cabinet

Woodworker: Rachel Brydolf-Horwitz Brydolf-Horwitz calls this hanging wall cabinet her "calligraphy cabinet," because after all the design and construction was complete, she stepped back and realized...

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Asian-style Low Table

Asian-style Low Table

This table, based on Asian design, is meant to display photographs and sculpture. It is made from walnut and oak and finished with a water-based polyurethane.

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Asian-style Sideboard

Asian-style Sideboard

Asian-inspired sideboard in white oak by Seth Janofsky.

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Marking Gauge

Marking Gauge

Nesset’s Kebiki marking gauge in white oak with oil finish.

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Entertainment Cabinet

Entertainment Cabinet

This entertainment center features a variety of woods, such as white oak, Honduras mahogany, iroko, black walnut, maple, and ebony. The unit also features curly-maple veneered door panels and is finished with acrylic lacquer over dewaxed shellac.

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Asian-style Chest

Asian-style Chest

Janofsky’s tansu chest in white oak.

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Take Time to Dance

"Take Time to Dance"

A White Oak and Pine wood sculpture made using steam bending, fabric softener bending and heat bending techniques.  No metal fasteners were used, only a little glue and lots of friction based on...

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Coffee Table

Coffee Table

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After a house fire last year the coffee table I had was destroyed so I had to build myself a new one.  The tiger maple used for the top reminded me of ripples in a stream and so it needed some...

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Design journal: Let the function drive the design

Design journal: Let the function drive the design

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A small sewing table posed some unique challenges that ultimately led to a fun design.

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How to Make a Drawbored Mortise and Tenon Joint

How to Make a Drawbored Mortise and Tenon Joint

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Okay, maybe I'm not ready to get rid of my clamps just yet, but with drawbore pegs, I'll be doing a lot less clamping in the future.

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Cabinet, Entertainment Center

Cabinet, Entertainment Center

Name:      Don Riley, Lt. Col. USAF Retired Address:  217 Curtis Boulevard, Marietta, Ohio, 45750-2218 Daytime telephone number:   nbsp740...

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Bear Brooch Collection Display Cabinet

Bear Brooch Collection Display Cabinet

The Asian influence is complimented by the use of five different fall-off (scrap) woods...kind of a wood five-spice concoction. The top, bottom and divider of the carcass are reclaimed...

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Haiku Lamp

Haiku Lamp

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This lamp was made of reclaimed oak from a piano and hung using a leather strap. It was my first project since high school and was inspired by the book "Making Japanese Style Lamps and...

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Arts and Crafts Mirror

Arts and Crafts Mirror

Mirror was designed to complement the small arts and crafts desk made from the same woods. The design was inspired by a mirror made by Timothy Mowry, an Annapolis, Maryland cabinet maker.

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