Darrell Peart's 'Arched Aurora Nightstand

Darrell Peart’s ‘Arched Aurora Nightstand’

 In Shop Blog, Woodworking Blogs

GravitybyDesign1In “Gravity by Design” (June 2015, Issue 218), Darrell Peart shares his thought on how the bottom of a piece is the most interesting and telling – how what’s at the ground level (or close to it) has a significant effect on the design as a whole.

One of the furniture pieces Darrell employs to illustrate his theory is the Aurora Desk – a pedestal desk of his own design that picks up many cues from the work of Charles Greene.

But Darrell has other pieces in his Aurora series – I know this because lately, I’ve received a number of requests for his “Arched Aurora Nightstand” article from the Winter 2010 issue of Woodwork Magazine. So many, in fact, that I’m offering it here to you – simply click on the link after my name at the bottom of this post to download the free PDF.

And, I’ve had a couple folks ask about Woodwork Magazine in general…because I’m not gonna lie – it’s hard to find in our store (we’re working on that). But we do have all the issues on one DVD.

— Megan Fitzpatrick

Click on the title below for the free download:
AuroraNightstand

And if you’re looking for more from Darrell, check out his video “Build a Greene & Greene Rafter Tail Table,” and his books “Greene & Greene: Design Elements for the Workshop” and “In the Greene & Greene Style: Projects and Details for the Woodworker.”

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