Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'fine furniture'

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What is "Fine Furniture"?

02-06-2018 03:53 PM by Matt887 | 16 comments »

I want to start this endeavor as I have others in my life; with an idea of where I want to go, then let the journey fill in along the way. So where I want to go is this, I want to end up being able to build furniture, fine furniture at that. After asking some questions to folks in the field they ask what I thought fine furniture was. For me the question was answered more by what I have seen in print than in person and became difficult to put into words. Therefore I have come up with a few ski...

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Alf Sharp - Journey of a Master Craftsman #1: I made a documentary on Alf Sharp, master craftsman of fine furniture

10-20-2017 07:10 PM by fixthisbuildthat | 2 comments »

I had the opportunity to spend a day with woodworking master craftsman, Alf Sharp, and to hear his story and journey to becoming a woodworker making fine furniture. In this three part series we’ll talk about Alf’s history, his views and knowledge on woodworking skills, and the ongoing maker movement. His journey started with a short stint in Law School and wound its way through work in the skilled trades and owning a large manufacturing business before finally finding his true passion in ...

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Fine furniture and the zen of wine glasses

04-13-2008 01:31 AM by Alan | 2 comments »

My wife and I attended a wine tasting a few months ago where the focus was on the glasses. The purpose of the tasting was to learn how and why different glasses affect the taste and enjoyment of wine. More…I was very skeptical going in, but it was an eye opening and taste bud opening experience. The shape of the bowl, its size, and even its composition can have a huge impact on how the wine smells and tastes. The shape helps determine where the wine hits your tongue and how the flavors ...

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