Period accounts indicate 18th-century American cabinetmakers typically produced a wide variety of products. They were neither quite as specialized as some would have it, nor did they produce particularly great quantities of any one product.
Different goals allowed period woodworkers to work quickly.
A few summers ago my wife and I were traveling through Martha's Vineyard on vacation when we stopped at a small antiques store. We saw a cupboard like this, and a couple sketches later, this version was born.
Learning to build shelving is a basic skill every woodworker must master. Here are the basic rules everyone must follow.
This simple cabinet can be used in a bathroom or in a kitchen to hold spices. It's a great way to learn basic carcase construction.
Build this simple built-in bookcase in a weekend for all your storage needs.
You don't need a lot of tools, experience or cash to build this pine shelf unit, perfect for freeing up space around the sink. Just check out these free woodworking plans and see.
An authentic and unusual Shaker piece using traditional joinery.
This Arts & Crafts bookcase can be taken completely apart with four raps of a hammer, thanks to the free plans we've included here..