In issue 294 of Furniture & Cabinetmaking you’ll find plenty to inspire and inform your furniture making. In our Projects section, Brian Holcombe tries out an unusual construction with a bespoke bar cabinet; Mitch Peacock builds his own version of a Japanese couch table; Israel Martin makes an Arts & Crafts-style toolbox; Kieran Binnie completes his Roubo-inspired bench; Louise Biggs restores a coffee table; Mark Ripley makes an asymmetric chest of drawers; and David Barron makes a dovetailed box to store his new saws.
In Techniques, Frederick Wilbur carves a decorative egg and dart pattern; we learn all about wax finishes; John Bullar reveals a great method for fixing mitred joints; Amber Bailey shares her veneer-maintenance tips; Brian Kawal shows how to reproduce an antique carved chair; and Richard Findley explains different techniques for turning tapered table legs.
In Features, Steve Bisco looks at Thomas Chippendale’s legendary Director; we learn how sharing ideas can encourage creative thinking; Zach King showcases furniture that creates optical illusions; Charles Byron tells us about his Log Stack cabinet, which won a Bespoke Guild Mark; Geoffrey Laycock looks at the potential hazards from sharpening tools; and we look at the top-selling lots from Bonhams’ Home & Interiors auction.
We also have profiles of talented designer-makers Charlie Caffyn, Damion Fauser, George Johnson, Tim Coleman and Michael Beitz.
All this and more in issue 294 of Furniture & Cabinetmaking!
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