Boxes of the Mid-West

I live in an area of the States steeped in an early 20th century aesthetic, a milieu of Prairie with Arts & Crafts architecture and decorative arts with Continental and Eastern influences subtly insinuating themselves throughout the warp and weft.

The Furniture Restoration Tool List: Shaping Parts

Adding sculptural elements to our woodworking projects may make them more interesting or help us reference a particular style. In Restoration, our choice is removed; when a piece comes into the shop missing parts, we need to recreate and finish them to match what's missing.

The Cupola

An unusual commission from a local institution: build a scale replica of a prominent campus architectural feature that acts as a signature "brand" indentity for the University.

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