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  1. Chippindale Futon

    Built this futon for my son for Christmas as a nice piece for his 1 BR bachelor pad. My first large project with a lot of joinery and I had to build and turn the arms. It's a beautiful and comfortable piece and I hope my son keeps it in the family as an Heirloom. You can see my basement...
  2. A spice chest

    This is a copy of the only known Philadelphia spice chest that is modeled after a highboy. The piece is constructed of mahogany with poplar secondaries. The color is achieved using water based analine dye and the finish is my typical shellac. There are no secret compartments in this spice chest...
  3. Chippendale style footrest

    A Chippendale style footrest. These are my first and so far only hand carved claw feet legs. A lot of fun and great learning project. Black walnut. Carvings are cnc produced but the design patterns are mine. The foot rest is personalized with an Air Force specialty badge to make it one of a kind.
  4. Chippendale Arm and Side Chairs

    I have another one while I'm at it…. Chippendale Arm Chairs and Side Chairs (two of a set of 8). The chairs are reproductions of an original armchair built in Chowan County (1760-1790). It can be seen in The Furniture of Coastal North Carolina, by Bivins, figure 5.104. The original is owned...
  5. Chippendale Side Table

    Solid Honduran Mahogany. Mortise and tenon joinery (pined). Front and sides are beautifully shaped. Back is flat because this piece is designed to sit against a wall. Top is book-matched and has a shape that matches the front, back, and sides and has a 1 inch overhang all around and a thumb...
  6. Boston Serpentine Chest

    Made in 2011 by Stephen Skillins. Solid Honduras Mahogany. Secondary wood is Eastern White Pine. Each side is 1 piece of solid wood that was flattened by hand due to the width of each piece. Dovetailed case, Dovetailed drawers (all hand cut), Hand carved mouldings on top and base, cock beads...
  7. Tea for 2

    Another tea table. This one is copied from an original table that exhibits characteristics of tables made in both Salem, Mass. and Newport, Rhode Island. The wood is mahogany. The top is a single, solid mahogany crotch. The color is achieved with water based analine dye. The top is finished with...
  8. Side Table

    This side table is made out of pine, simple mortise and tonon construction with a drawer in the middle
  9. Period Entertainment

    With the workshop becoming quite crowded with a number of BF of various lumber species, it became evident that a project was long overdue and acquiring any usable workspace a few projects would need to be completed. We have always been an admirer of period furniture so naturally we wanted to...
  10. reproduction Chippendale stool in Cherry

    Chippendale reproduction, hand carved ball and claw feet with hand shaped legs and upholstered seat. all done in solid cherry, have over 20 hours per leg in hand carving and shaping. I love to do reproductions and am currently working on a Pleasant Hill Shaker reproduction blanket chest from...
  11. Chippendale Lowboy

    I enjoyed making this piece. Show material is cherry. Interior spices is poplar. Drawers are hand cut dovetails. My first attempt at ball and claw legs. Had a lot of fun. Took my time and I learned how to work the wood as the grain changed. Keep those chisels sharp! I have done a fair amount of...
  12. Chippendale reproduction Stool in Cherry

    1700's Chippendale reproduction, upholstered seat and ball and claw feet. Made in solid cherry. over 20hrs per leg hand carving and shaping. another 8 or 10 hours carving skirt. I have always loved the ball and claw foot, really wanted to make some so here they are. I went into it thinking man...
  13. Chippendale Looking Glass

    Solid Walnut. Pine ship lapped back. Satinwood, Holly, Ebony fan inlay. Cross band moulding. Hand carved cloud corners.
  14. Philadelphia Slab Table

    All, I have not posted any projects on LJ in a really long time…..so sorry about that. But, I recently got pictures of a table I finished in 2010. It is modeled after a table I saw in a Winterthur publication. The original was from Philadelphia, made in the Chippendale style, so I tried to...
  15. Chippendale Mirror

    I bought a half set of hollows and rounds molding planes from Matt Bickford. While I was waiting on them to be made and be delivered, he taught a class on their use that I attended. Since I knew I wanted to use them on tiger maple, I took a piece along to try. This is the mirror that I made...
  16. Philadelphia Chippendale Stool

    This is a carved mahogany stool, which I built (and taught others to build) for a class with the Kansas City Woodworker's Guild in 2012. The details are meant to be Philadelphia Chippendale, but this was not a reproduction of any particular piece. I found that I learned a ton having to prepare...
  17. Philadelphia Dressing table

    The chairs were well received so I figured I would post another: This is a Philadelphia Dressing table, modeled after an existing high chest in the Chipstone collection. I took some other lowboys and scaled my dimensions proportionally from there. I built this one in 2006, with the goal of...
  18. Child's Chippendale Slant-Front Desk with Claw-and Ball Feet

    More of my kids' stuff. This one was for a very fortunate child in Virginia. Wish I had taken better shots of the gallery before it was shipped out. Nice piece in curly cherry.
  19. Charleston Double Chest

    Catching up another of my completed projects… All, The piece is on the cover of "Thomas Elfe, Cabinetmaker" by Samuel Humphrey. The book also includes measured drawings, so I can't take any credit for the design, it is a straight repro. Materials: South American Mahogany from Irion Lumber...
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