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CONSTRUCTION
"The precision and pattern of traditional
joinery in wood furniture adds a richness to the piece."

Construction methods are all based on traditional joinery. My wood furniture is handmade and built to last for generations. Dovetails, mortice and tenons, finger joints and lap joints are all used to ensure that each piece of furniture is of heirloom quality. The precision and pattern of traditional joinery in wood furniture adds a richness to the piece.

The joinery, like all of the other aspects of the furniture, is always integral to the overall design of the piece and is carefully considered during the design phase. While the joinery is traditional in a historic sense, graphically it can be highly contemporary when used as a design element. While fundamentally a functional element, it is also highly decorative.

wood furniture handplane
Squaring up the edge of a board with a hand plane
wood furniture finger joints
Finger joints
wood furniture shoulder plane wood furniture dovetails
Fine tuning a tenon with a shoulder plane Through dovetail joints
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