Monthly Archives: May 2011


This is a picture of me intently, even joyfully, carving the plugs flush on the back of the corner cabinet featured in our most recent shopblog entry. This is a picture of me thinking of something I am not doing. … Continue reading

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A Corner Cabinet

To accompany a table and chairs, we occasionally build case furniture for a dining room.  This month, we built a walnut corner cabinet to accompany a Mitchell Trestle Table and twelve Wilson Chairs.  For our patrons, we provide a drawing, … Continue reading

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Assembling Splats to Seat

The splats that form the chair back must be precise.  They must line up, creating a true and smooth, contoured surface to lean on, so you feel no edge, no flat, no lump. They must fit their individual mortises, showing … Continue reading

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