I had an opportunity to visit the Nelson Atkins Museum & Art Gallery in Kansas City. It a beautiful museum and gallery, well worth the visit. Of course my first stop was to see the original version of Rohlfs slant from swivel desk. Las...
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Location: Woodbridge, Ontario
I’ve been woodworking in my his basement shop for over 35 years.
Most recently, I have focussed on making decorative furniture (mostly chairs) and reproducing Charles Rohlfs’ artistic Arts & Crafts era furniture.
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
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|commented on||Carving a Life Size Statue #3: Large glue up, transfer lines,starting to Carve||07-26-2016 10:30 PM|
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|commented on||Pair of Walnut Z-Chairs||07-26-2016 02:31 AM|
|commented on||Everyman's Chevalet, Simple, Inexpensive, and Elegant||07-19-2016 12:31 AM|
|commented on||Plywood Chevalet #2: Working class chevalet, now operational||07-05-2016 12:22 PM|
|commented on||What To Do With That Sheet of 3/4" Plywood||06-24-2016 10:32 PM|
|commented on||Marquetry School #8: Spring 2016 Level Two Wrap-up||06-20-2016 02:19 AM|
|commented on||Rescued Maple Bowl||06-20-2016 02:15 AM|
|commented on||My first build||06-20-2016 02:14 AM|
|commented on||Spalted Burl Box||06-20-2016 02:13 AM|
|commented on||Walnut Maloof Style Rocker||06-02-2016 01:47 AM|
|commented on||1931 Cadillac Roadster||05-26-2016 11:12 PM|
|commented on||Dragon found its home.||05-24-2016 01:19 AM|
|commented on||Three Leg Stool||05-24-2016 01:17 AM|
|commented on||Refinishing a table needing to pop the grain.||05-24-2016 01:16 AM|
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The current edition (Oct/Nov 2015) of Canadian Woodworking and Home Improvement (CWHI) magazine includes my most recent woodworking article “Build a Charles Rohlfs Rocking Chair”. I’ve built two of these rockers and previously posted...
For those of you who have been following along with me as I built this chair I hope the final product meets up with your expectations. You can find the completed chair here. Thanks again to all of you for your comments and encouragement.
I have been making good progress the last day or so finishing up the chair. Once I got past redoing the marquetry panel the momentum picked up. This will be the last update on the Sgabello di Fossacesia prior to posting the final project (hope...
You can probably guess, given the time lapse between this post and my last one, that following the decision to redo the parquetry panel I did loose a bit of momentum on this project. However, I did cut a second marquetry panel and I am back on ...