I remember the first time I saw a picture of the clock at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, N.C. It was a reproduction in the Stickley catalog. I looked at the picture of the clock in the catalog and instantly assumed from the photo that it was a mantel clock. I would learn...
This small table by Gustav Stickley is part of the Arts & Crafts furniture collection at the Grove Park Inn. The article includes a measured drawing of the piece and its history.
Jim Tolpin's Guide to Becoming a Professional Cabinetmaker will teach you all you need to know about starting your own professional woodworking shop. If you are already a professional woodworker, Jim you give you valuable information on how to sustain your business well into the future.
This six-board chest (composed of four sides, a top and bottom) is a country (and Shaker) standard. Simple, basic construction techniques are all that’s needed to build this piece.
Building cabinets in your shop is as easy as 1-2-3. One step at a time gets you to your goal of having your cabinets ready for installation.
As you begin to get some experience with your band saw, you’ll begin to see all sorts of possibilities for intricate cuts and forms.
Although a band saw is rarely the first stationary power tool purchased for a shop, it is one of the most versatile.
Woodworkers can spend a lot of time perfecting a finish for their projects, when often a simple finish will serve just as well. Shellac with a wax topcoat is one such finish.
From Drafting and Design for Woodworkers, author Bob Lang describes what information is necessary to develop a design for tables.