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  • Sycamore Pantry

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, December 19, 2011
    Sycamore Pantry The best way to match solid wood and veneer is to make the veneer yourself. By John English Sometimes you just fall in love with a special kind of wood. For me, that wood is quartersawn sycamore, but I’ve never had a chance to build...
  • Greene and Greene-Style Side Table

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, January 17, 2012
    Greene and Greene-Style Side Table By Tim Johnson Why make an ordinary table when you can make this elegant one instead? The difference is in the details. That’s the genius behind the furniture of Charles and Henry Greene, California architects...
  • Computer Armoire

    by American Woodworker Editors     Saturday, April 13, 2013
    Computer Armoire Build an updated American classic from bargain-priced plywood and poplar. By Jeff Corns My wife and I enjoy antique country furniture. It's usually a bargain, but we've been unable to find a piece that would hold all of our computer...
  • 12 Drawer Dresser

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    12 Drawer Dresser A master craftsman’s method for making perfectly spaced drawers. By Bruce Kieffer I made this dresser for a client whose father designed and built similar furniture back in the 1950s. Its grid system is very modern looking, but...
  • Stickley-Style Plate Rack

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Stickley-Style Plate Rack Beautify your bungalow with an American classic. By Garrett Glaser Whether it displays everyday china or an heirloom collection, this handsome plate rack does the job with Arts and Craft s style. Like original pieces of that...
  • AW Extras 4/10/14 - Mobile Outfeed Tables

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, April 9, 2014
    Mobile Outfeed Tables Upgrade your tablesaw and save precious shop space with a pair of outfeed tables. By George Vondriska A tablesaw is a lot safer and easier to use when it’s equipped with an outfeed table. Whether you’re ripping long boards...
  • Tim’s Rolling Pins

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, June 2, 2014
    Tim’s Rolling Pins Even an ordinary kitchen tool can be beautiful. By Tim Heil If you're looking for an easy-to-make gift for someone who loves to cook, here it is: a custom-made rolling pin. There’s something about this humble tool that...
  • Pure & Simple Jewelry Box

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, April 29, 2014
    Pure & Simple Jewelry Box Great-looking wood and brightly-colored felt are a hit with my customers. By Tom Adair I’m hooked on making jewelry boxes–to sell. I’m retired, so I don’t live on the income, but making dozens of boxes...