How to Turn a Shop Stool: Turning and Assembling the Legs, Spindles, and Seat
Use a lathe and some simple mortise and tenon joints to create a unique wood stool with a footrest and stretchers.
Shaker Dresser Project
A modernized version of an American classic, this maple Shaker-style dresser combines old world design with modern techniques.
Tall Kitchen Chair Project
This kitchen chair is built with the height of standard kitchen counters and islands, using attractive black walnut and skillful design.
How to Build a Classic Walnut Bookcase
This classic American bookcase is built in a time honored tradition, combining traditional wood and time tested joinery techniques for a beautiful piece.
Building a Period-Style Queen Anne Highboy, Part Two
In the second part of this series, the author finishes his Queen Anne Highboy, adding the casework, molding and drawers with hand cut dovetails.
Building a Period-Style Queen Anne Highboy, Part One
In the first part of the Queen Anne highboy series, the author takes you through creating the base of the unit, cabriole legs, and the turned feet.
How to Make Shaker Style Furniture: Candle Stand
The term Shaker is sometimes seen as denoting a furniture period, like Queen Anne or Chippendale, but although Shaker furniture making is a genre built to a set of aesthetic principles identifiably different than those of other genres of furniture making, the Shaker genre is not based, even loosely, on an historical period. Shaker [...]
How to Build a Custom Platform Bed Frame With Cantilever Supports
Getting from where my clients and I started, to arriving at this design, was a long process, but it was worth the effort. Initially, my clients knew they wanted a bed that looked like it was floating with a framed ledge all around. They showed me magazine and catalog images of beds with elements they [...]
Building a Mesquite Wood Southwestern Bench
Taking the classic Southwestern style and combining it with the unique shape and look of mesquite is a challenging and rewarding process.
Building an Arts and Crafts Style Bookcase Project
This classic Arts and Crafts style bookcase is crafted from long and straight-grained longleaf pine, making it a perfect piece for most home decors.