In issue 293 of Furniture & Cabinetmaking you’ll find plenty to inspire and inform your furniture making. Projects include a figure sycamore box with secret mitre dovetails; a Shaker-style table; a console table made using 3D print technology; an ingenious curved lamp; a zigzag-shaped kitchen storage cabinet; a waney edge desk; a ‘stand-up’ vice for accurate joint cutting; a grease box for an 18th-century style workbench; and an all-wood armchair.
Techniques include how to make scarf joints; a guide to reproducing twists on spindle work; a clever restoration method for covering up damaged veneer; how to carve incised and applied rosettes; and sharpening techniques using Japanese waterstones.
In Features, read the latest developments on the Fenland Black Oak Project; learn how to be a trendspotter; find out who won the European Tree of the Year; discover how inspiration boards can help you achieve your goals; and take a look at the top-selling Tudor furniture from Bonhams’ Oak Interior auction. We also look at the dangers of wood dust in the workshop and find out how Benchmark are making their furniture business more sustainable. Finally, we have an important update from the Furniture Makers’ Company about their Covid-19 welfare scheme for UK furniture makers.
We also have profiles of talented designer-makers Brian Kawal, Nic Santos, Nick James and Anthony Dain.
All this and more in issue 293 of Furniture & Cabinetmaking!
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