September 26, 2018
The angled joinery where the posts and seat rails meet is one of the challenges of making a Chippendale chair. Steve Brown tackles it with the aid of two ingenious jigs that simplify the process
The combination of angles and curves in a Chippendale-style chair can seem complex, but the techniques needed are not out of reach
September 7, 2018
Up-and-coming furniture maker breaks down his design process from beginning to end
August 24, 2018
Steve Brown, of the Cabinet and Furniture Making Department at Boston's North Bennet Street School, takes the viewer on a guided tour of an 18th-century Queen Anne side chair. Brown…
August 15, 2018
My in laws got a new couch and it came with a bunch of ottomans, which meant there was no longer any room for a coffee table
July 26, 2018
This chair deserved to be made of figured wood, an obvious statement that my version was a modern replica
July 17, 2018
Jennie remains a beacon for me. She was a blessing for anyone who cared to follow in her steps.
June 28, 2018
A roundup of our top ten articles from Michael Pekovich, Christian Becksvoort, Matt Kenney, and others on chairs, benches, and stools
May 30, 2018
A straightforward way to build a stunning, classic Shaker settee
March 23, 2018
Brian Boggs has been building chairs since 1982, when he was a student of French and philosophy at Berea College in Kentucky. Before that, he aspired to be a fine art…
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