Sam Maloof, the son of Lebanese immigrants, was born in Chino, Calif., and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He returned to Southern California after leaving the army in 1945, and married Alfreda Ward in 1948. Maloof began out of necessity building furniture for their house from salvaged materials....
A woodworking teacher and writer whose influence will live on.
Check your cell phone and dozuki at the door when you enter Roy Underhill's The Woodwright's School.
Ron is the owner of Hock Tools, a 25-year-old cottage industry that makes acknowledged superior blades for planes and other woodworking tools. His interest and expertise regarding sharp edges comes from a blade-maker's perspective and he imparts this knowledge in a clear and concise way in his new book, "The Perfect Edge." We got...
James Ipekjian has built a career on reproducing furniture designed by Charles and Henry Greene.
Sam Maloof, a world-class craftsman, has a new location for his shop but the same dogged attitude toward his work.
A 1982 interview with woodworking icon Sam Maloof.