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Categories: Work Bench Plans For Garage | Author: admin 26.12.2011

This past May, I enrolled in the Customer in Residence program, working alongside a cabinetmaker for a week to craft a piece of furniture. While many of us might want to change fabrics or wall coverings or paint, classic, clean-lined furniture can withstand the vagaries of fashion’s whim or a capricious homeowner.

While I stood there, I reflected on the American tradition of fine furniture-making: works of art that connect the hand and the heart. My blank expression prompted Mike to walk me through the basics of choosing wood for furniture and checking for imperfections.

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