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.
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..
Perhaps the ultimate woodworking project, this secretary will serve your family for generations.
With two different shelving systems, this face-frame cabinet stores light or heavy stuff. Just look at these drawings, techniques and plans to see for yourself.
The furniture built by the Byrdcliffe Arts & Crafts Colony in the early 20th century is rare, unusual and expensive. Luckily, it's easy to build at home.
I was flipping through a copy of The Magazine Antiques one afternoon when I noticed an attractive blanket chest in an advertisement for an antiques dealer in New York. After a bit of research, this is what I came up with.