Arts and Crafts

Furniture design has seen many styles and forms throughout its rich history, from the rectilinear designs of the Arts and Crafts movement to the instantly recognizable Windsor chair. Furniture makers and designers have set new trends across continents
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  • Building An Arts and Crafts Sideboard, Part IIBuilding An Arts and Crafts Sideboard, Part II

    by Gary Rogowski

    In this, the second of three articles on how to build an Arts-and-Crafts sideboard, Gary Rogowski covers drawers and doors. Building and fitting these parts carefully ...

  • Building an Arts and Crafts-style Sideboard, Part IBuilding an Arts and Crafts-style Sideboard, Part I

    by Gary Rogowski

    This is the first of three articles in which Gary Rogowski builds an Arts-and-Crafts sideboard. Rogowski designed the piece to look like a Greene and Greene piece, ...

  • Pear Mantel ClockPear Mantel Clock

    by Mario Rodriguez

    Mario Rodriguez designed an Arts-and-Crafts clock with a contemporary feel for his daughter’s birthday, which didn’t leave him much time. The joinery is simple, ...

  • Building a Chair, Arts and Crafts StyleBuilding a Chair, Arts and Crafts Style

    by Rex Alexander

    Rex Alexander designed a set of dining chairs inspired by the work of Greene and Greene, Stickley, Frank Lloyd Wright, and others. He built a chair prototype to ...

  • Building in the Language of Greene and GreeneBuilding in the Language of Greene and Greene

    by Thomas Hugh Stangeland

    The little details are what make Greene and Greene furniture really stand out. Here, Thomas Hugh Stangeland explains how the Greene brothers arrived at their system ...

  • Craftsman-Style Comfort in a Morris ChairCraftsman-Style Comfort in a Morris Chair

    by Gene Lehnert

    This Morris chair built in the Craftsman tradition features an adjustable reclining back. Gene Lehnert designed this chair after researching Stickley furniture, ...

  • Refining the Craftsman StyleRefining the Craftsman Style

    by David Cathers

    David Cathers describes the unlikely yet productive addition of Harvey Ellis to the Stickley team, brief though his tenure was. Cathers describes Ellis’ training, ...

  • Gustav StickleyGustav Stickley

    by Todd M. Volpe

    An article written before Stickley's resurgence in popularity, this piece offers thorough detailing of the history and growth of the Gustav Stickley style. Stickley ...

  • Build an Arts and Crafts Coffee TableBuild an Arts and Crafts Coffee Table

    Learn how to build an Arts and Crafts-inspired coffee table with expert video instruction

  • Free Plan: Arts & Crafts Coffee TableFree Plan: Arts & Crafts Coffee Table

    Furniture maker Kevin Rodell's Arts & Crafts-inspired coffee table offers exposed joinery, breadboard ends, and classic figured oak

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