Tag: furniture construction

Christophe Pourny’s “The Furniture Bible”

February 17, 20150 Comments

I’m so far behind on getting something posted about Christophe Pourny’s new reference book “The Furniture Bible: Everything You Need to Know to Identify, Restore & Care for Furniture” that I’m surprised the publisher hasn’t shown up in my shop to beat me with it! And with good reason too, because after finally sitting down […]

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538 Madison’s Dresser Pt 2 “Sorting the Stacks”

February 12, 20154 Comments

Now that the design, and dimensions of Madison’s Dresser have all been worked out in the planning process it’s time to order the lumber, and sort through the stacks looking for just the right pieces for each component. Given the fact this project is being painted, I’m far less worried about matching colors or grain […]

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537 Madison’s Dresser Pt 1 “Design Talk”

February 5, 20151 Comment

I’m only a few years behind finally building a dresser for my daughter, but it’s just in time for her to graduate from High School in a couple of years and head off to college. In this first episode of a multi-part build series we talk about my own design process, starting from the rough […]

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The Highland Woodworker episode no. 14

September 25, 20140 Comments

Have you caught the latest episode of The Highland Woodworker yet? Charles Brock and the crew always manage to put together a great show packed with a lot of woodworking goodness. In episode 14 they visit with furniture maker and author, George Walker, who has unlocked a building and design code that dates back centuries […]

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