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LostArtPress on InstagramDancing Tables, circa 1999. Curly birch, mahogany, and ebonized poplar. A commission made in my garage workshop. Photo by Kendall Reeves, Spectrum Studio of Photography & Design (spectrumstudioinc.com) — from “Making Things Work: Tales From a Cabinetmaker’s Life” by Nancy Hiller @nrhiller #Tales_from_a_cabinetmakers_lifeDrawers are now fit into the Nicholson campaign chest. Next I’ll fit the drawer bottoms (easy) and fit the inlaid hardware (fun). I’m pushing hard to get this done before I leave for Germany on June 28.First look at our new waistcoat/vest designed by @tombonamici and stitched by @sewvalley. Can’t wait to get this into production.
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Category Archives: Furniture Styles
My first thought on seeing the photo of this chair was, “that certainly is an armchair.” It turns out that was the maker’s intention – to make a visual pun of an Armstuhl. The chair was made by Johann Friedrich … Continue reading
On Saturday, Chris Schwarz and I had our biennial chair conversation. I subjected him to a mind probe about his recently purchased a Welsh stick chair and an Irish Gibson stick chair he is currently building. Suzanne: Please confirm if … Continue reading
Oh, I want a bench for my garden! With a few cushions and wrapped in three layers of mosquito netting I would be happy on this bench. It is the form known as a vendebenk and was made in Norway by … Continue reading
Medieval homes were sparsely furnished, and each piece usually would have more than one function. One of the intriguing bench styles that can be found in many manuscript images is the bench with a flip-able back rest. The form seems … Continue reading
Although Roman furniture is well represented in frescoes, mosaics and sculptures few pieces of wooden furniture survive. The pieces we have for study survived in wet environments such as ship wrecks and wells or were carbonized and buried during the … Continue reading
Do you need a dose of handmade and hand-decorated? Try “Peasant Art in Sweden, Lapland and Iceland” edited by Charles Holme and published in 1910. This gorgeous little book includes sections on textiles, metalwork, horn carving and a large section … Continue reading