Furniture and Cabinetmaking 296


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In issue 296 of Furniture & Cabinetmaking you’ll find plenty to inspire and inform your furniture making. In our Projects section, Thomas Eddolls makes a hall table; Israel Martin builds a small cherry bookcase with a sliding dovetailed carcass; Paolo Frattari makes a bedside cabinet; Louise Biggs recreates a pair of 1950s Japanese footstools; Mark Ripley makes a pair of small cabinets with bookmatched panels; and Mitch Peacock uses an ash butt’s natural curve to make a unique steam-bent table.
In Techniques, Brian Kawal introduces the decorative art of stippling; Richard Findley has the solution to turning items that are longer than your lathe; Frederick Wilbur carves a traditional acanthus moulding; and Michael Huntley demonstrates how to make the three-way mitre joint.
In Features, we review London’s annual design festivals; we find out how Aled Lewis won a coveted Bespoke Guild Mark with his Aran desk; we enjoy the students’ work at the Chippendale School Graduate Exhibition; Anthony Bailey researches the history of wartime Utility furniture and restores a 1950s table; we showcase the range of jewellery hardware available to makers of bespoke furniture; we look at a selection of 18th- and 19th-century furniture from Bonhams’ Edinburgh Home & Interiors auction; we discover how clever furniture design can make the most of the smallest living space; and we meet Jim Lindsay, the creator of Dowelmax, a joinery system that opens furniture-making up to novices and people with disabilities.
We also have profiles of talented designer-makers Dorian Bracht; Jeffrey Miller; Vivian Chiu; and Sidecar Furniture.
All this and more in issue 296 of Furniture & Cabinetmaking!