Traditional Projects

Overview

Traditional furniture withstands the test of time, and for many woodworkers it represents the high point of furniture design. These projects from the contributors to "Fine Woodworking" magazine range from the simply elegant to high-style elaborate. Taking on the challenge of building one of these period gems will reward the maker with an heirloom that can be passed on from generations to come.

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Overview

Traditional furniture withstands the test of time, and for many woodworkers it represents the high point of furniture design. These projects from the contributors to "Fine Woodworking" magazine range from the simply elegant to high-style elaborate. Taking on the challenge of building one of these period gems will reward the maker with an heirloom that can be passed on from generations to come.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781561587841
  • Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/6/2005
  • Series: New Best of Fine Woodworking Series
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 873,054
  • Product dimensions: 8.54 (w) x 10.94 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Meet the Author

Fine Woodworking has been publishing the best woodworking information for small shop woodworkers since 1975.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 2
Section 1 Tables
Harvest Table 4
Pembroke Table 10
One-Drawer Lamp Stand 18
Tilt-Top Table 28
Drop-Leaf Breakfast Table 38
Section 2 Beds
Construct a Classic Bed 44
Making a Sheraton Bed 51
Section 3 Clocks
Shaker-Style Clock 56
Shaker Tall Clock 61
Section 4 Chests
18th-Century Six-Board Chest 69
A Shaker Blanket Chest 77
Section 5 Casework
Captain's Desk Is Compact and Efficient 87
Cherry Chest of Drawers 93
Building a Strong, Light Carcase 105
A Small Bureau Built to Last 111
Shaker Sewing Stand Remains Stylish, Practical 117
Corner Cupboard 122
Step-Back Cupboard 132
Pegged Post-and-Beam Armoire Knocks Down 142
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