Add this to your favorites: George Walker has launched a new blog on furniture design that will supplement his column that will appear in every issue of Popular Woodworking starting with the February 2010 edition. Both the column and the blog are called “Design Matters.”
Walker is the host of the excellent DVD “Unlocking the Secrets of Traditional Design,” a short and information-packed introduction to the world of using simple proportions to draw pleasing furniture.
We were so impressed with Walker after meeting him that we asked him to write a regular column for Popular Woodworking. He agreed. We also suggested that a blog might be a good way to amplify his points in his columns. And he agreed again.
Walker’s first post, “Good Eye,” suggests why people tend to like frame-and-panel doors with a bottom rail that is wider than the top rail. It’s definitely worth reading.
– Christopher Schwarz
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