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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.
- Four Zilm Family Chairs blog.lostartpress.com/2019/06/14/fou… https://t.co/TwONtPnozl 2 days ago
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Category Archives: Make a Joint Stool from a Tree
When I visited Peter Follansbee in his shop at Plimoth Plantation in 2012, it looked as if his shop had always been there and always would. I wouldn’t call it cluttered, exactly. It was quite tidy. But it was filled … Continue reading
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Today (one day early) we finished up building a dozen Roorkhee chairs plus their accompanying campaign stools at the Kelly Mehler School of Woodworking. Then we sat on the lawn and tried to stay awake. What are we going to … Continue reading
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Tim Talma reviewed “Make a Joint Stool from a Tree” by Jennie Alexander and Peter Follansbee in the latest issue of “Period Furniture,” the newsletter of the Society of American Period Furniture Makers (SAPFM). Talma seized upon the fact that … Continue reading