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  • The Art and Craft of Room ScreensThe Art and Craft of Room Screens

    by Jonathan Binzen

    Room screens are useful for sectioning off parts of large rooms, and are also a natural choice for screening bright windows or cluttered areas. The simple frame-and-panel ...

  • West Meets EastWest Meets East

    by Jonathan Binzen

    For centuries, while China was closed to foreigners, Chinese forms found their way into Western furniture. From the frothy fretwork of Chinese Chippendale to the ...

  • Breaking with ConventionBreaking with Convention

    by Leonard C. Bechler

    Tired of symmetrical cabinetry? This furniture designer likes having several things going on and elements that keep the eye moving. Thus, he designed a tansu-style ...

  • A Small Elegant BoxA Small Elegant Box

    by Gary Rogowski

    Pinned lap joints and shaped sides refine a basic design

  • Component-Built SideboardComponent-Built Sideboard

    by Seth Janofsky

    Seth Janofsky explains the design and construction of a sideboard, in this article with detailed project plans. In addition to project plans, Janofsky’s explains ...

  • Building a NightstandBuilding a Nightstand

    by Gary Rogowski

    Gary Rogowski’s nightstand won’t put you to sleep. It’s cherry with a cloud-rise pattern on its rails and a rosewood pull on the drawer, all of which give it a ...

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