Greene & Greene Drawers

How to build the exquisite finger joints from a Gamble House classic.
By David Mathias
Pages: 61-65

From the February 2007 issue #160
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?One test of a design is how well it ages. Great designs are timeless and visually stunning: the Chrysler building, the 1962 Ferrari 250 GT, and any number of pieces of furniture created by Charles and Henry Greene.

The Gamble House, the best-known example of their work, was built in 1908 in Pasadena, Calif., and contains a rain forest’s yield of teak and Port Orford cedar. The exposed structural elements and interior woodwork are magnificent. And so is the furniture.

From the February 2007 issue #160
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