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  • Sapele Display Cabinet

    by AW-Editor     Thursday, August 28, 2008
    Sapele Display Cabinet Quiet beauty comes from subtle details By Richard Helgeson I designed this display cabinet to be a versatile, understated piece that will fit comfortably into a variety of interiors. The cabinet claims little more than a square...
  • Craftsman-Style Display Cabinet

    by American Woodworker Editors     Friday, July 2, 2010
    Craftsman-Style Display Cabinet Lots of glass and built-in lights By Randy Johnson Some cabinets are all about displaying the beauty of wood. This cabinet, with its built-in lighting, glass doors, sides and shelves is all about displaying what’s...
  • AW Extra - Scrap Wood Cutting Boards

    by American Woodworker Editors     Friday, July 8, 2011
    Scrap Wood Cutting Boards Turn trash into treasure. By Yoav Liberman I love hard cheeses and hard-crust breads. My cheese-making skills are limited and my baking talent is admired only in our household and among close friends, so I use my woodworking...
  • Simple All-Purpose Shop Cabinets

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, October 26, 2011
    Simple All-Purpose Shop Cabinets Organize your shop in a weekend, for less than $20 per cabinet! By Jean Bartholome Walk into a typical small cabinet shop, and you’re likely to find simple, functional cabinets made of inexpensive sheet goods. Not...
  • 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...
  • AW Extra 7/25/13 - Office Cabinet

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, June 3, 2013
    Office Cabinet Store office necessities in style. By David Radtke This handsome little cabinet just might solve the universal problem of never having enough drawer space. Small enough to tuck under a desk, it’s also designed to stand on its own...
  • Tombstone Doors

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, February 5, 2014
    Tombstone Doors By Lonnie Bird Through many years studying and building 18th-century furniture, I’ve learned that this era produced countless fine examples of good design. One example is the arched-top door. Often called a tombstone door because...
  • Walnut Entertainment Center

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, May 10, 2011
    Walnut Entertainment Center A 19th-century wardrobe fills a 21st-century need An antique wardrobe from a 19th-century German settlement in Iowa was the inspiration for this piece. Its most striking element is a radiused cove that gently curves around...
  • Home Theater

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, May 11, 2011
    Home Theater Modular construction and a knockdown TV cabinet allow this home theater to be built even in a small shop. By Dave Munkittrick At first glance, a project of this scale may seem impossible for anyone other than a professional with all the tools...