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P. E. Becknell
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

 

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  • AW Extra 7/26/12 - Shaker Stand

    Shaker Stand By Tim Johnson Though it looks modern, the original version of this three-legged stand was built almost two hundred years ago in a Shaker community. Simple, purposeful and elegant, this stand is an outstanding example of Shaker design. Like...
  • Greene and Greene Mailbox

    We needed a new mailbox, but I couldn’t find an off-the-shelf version that I liked. So I decided to build my own. As I’ve always admired the work of Greene and Greene, the architect brothers who fused Asian design with Arts and Crafts style...
  • Practical Paraffin

    Ordinary paraffin canning wax has dozens of uses in my shop. It’s cheap at $2 a pound, available at any grocery store and easy to cut into small chunks. Unlike candle wax, which often contains beeswax, or some spray lubricants, which may have silicone...
  • Queen Anne Footstool & Cabriole Leg

    Old styles of furniture can still speak to us loud and clear today. The Queen Anne style, popular in America from 1725 to 1760, is an elegant language of flowing lines and reverse curves. This footstool is a small-scale example of a very elaborate style...
  • Shaker Sewing Cabinet

    Shaker Sewing Cabinet Machine-cut dovetails add a new twist. By Tom Caspar You can find a place for every conceivable sewing notion in this Shaker-inspired chest of drawers. Mix 'n' match modular trays fi t perfectly in the middle drawers. Store...
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