Category Archives: Artist Furniture

Artists’ Taboret Complete

For those of us that have a passion for creating art, the work space is our happy place.  Rarely have I talked with someone who hasn’t lamented that they either need a larger space or a more efficient one.  This … Continue reading

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Artist Taboret: Carcass and Drawers

Many artists use some sort of taboret to organize their work area and equipment.  Having a taboret placed next to the easel gives them an area for their palette, brushes, and turpentine.  It seems that most of the fine artists I know … Continue reading

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The Making of Frame # 107

I was reminded of a documentary film that followed the making of a Steinway Grand piano from start to finish as this picture frame started to take shape.  It came out around 2007 and maybe some of you other woodworkers … Continue reading

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New Project: Utility Sink

If you’ve ever had a utility sink where you can wash out those things you didn’t want to use your kitchen sink for you’ll understand Diane’s desire for one where she can clean out her paint brushes after her daily … Continue reading

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Artist Wet Canvas/Panel Carrier

Ever since Diane and I decided to take our really long 20th. anniversary trip to Scottsdale we’ve been busily preparing for it.  In case you missed it, we will move to Scottsdale shortly after Christmas and stay through the end of June. … Continue reading

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Bench for Carving & Gilding

When you’re a woodworker there are times you build a project just because you can!  That’s the case with this one, a semi-portable bench that I can put in the house whose main purpose is providing a base for carving … Continue reading

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Easel & Palette Box Complete

What better way to use some of the leftover pieces of Mahogany from the Armoire then to make a portable easel and palette box for Diane.  I mentioned in my first blog on this project that there were many challenges … Continue reading

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