The Complete Kitchen Cabinetmaker

Shop Drawings and Professional Methods for Designing and Constructing Every Kind of Kitchen and Built-in Cabinet This new technical handbook shows woodworkers exactly how to approach the complex job of designing and making built-in cabinets for kitchens, family rooms, and … Continue reading

Shop Drawings for Greene and Greene Furniture

23 American Arts & Crafts Masterpieces This book is the first publication of detailed drawings for the construction of authentic reproductions of the furniture designed by Charles & Henry Greene, and constructed in the workshops of Peter & John Hall. … Continue reading

Building Blocks of SketchUp

New SketchUp Book, “Building Blocks of SketchUp”  Now Available for Download “Building Blocks of SketchUp” is the best way to learn the basics of 3D Modeling with SketchUp. With 260 pages of illustrated text, with 50 embedded video lessons this … Continue reading

Building Blocks of SketchUp on Disc International Orders

Our costs for shipping outside the United States have risen dramatically in the past year. We are now paying three times what we paid a year ago in postage, and can no longer ship internationally for free. (Note: that paragraph … Continue reading

“Classic Arts & Crafts Furniture: 14 Timeless Designs”

“Classic Arts & Crafts Furniture: 14 Timeless Designs” is a collection of project articles from Popular Woodworking Magazine, built by Robert W. Lang between 2004 and 2013. The entire book is a fresh design, and the many of the original … Continue reading

Build an Arts & Crafts Mantel Clock DVD

This clock was originally designed in 1895 by British architect and designer C.F.A. Voysey. The best known version is painted, but there are also examples in ebony and oak with inlaid faces. The clock in the video is featured as … Continue reading

Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp Download

  PLEASE NOTE: A NEW, REVISED EDITION OF “WOODWORKER’S GUIDE TO SKETCHUP” IS NOW AVAILABLE. CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE “NEW WOODWORKER’S GUIDE TO SKETCHUP” SketchUp Book Now Available As a Download Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp is a unique … Continue reading

Shop Drawings for Craftsman Inlays & Hardware

Original Designs by Gustav Stickley & Harvey Ellis This unique book presents full-size patterns for the inlay designs and hardware originally used in Craftsman Furniture. Text includes history of these designs and the designers, materials and techniques. My last copy … Continue reading

Large Format Reproduction Furniture Plans

Professionally drawn, custom printed, fully detailed plans for accurate reproductions of many of the pieces originally made by Gustav Stickley, L. & J.G. Stickley and Charles Limbert from “Shop Drawings For Craftsman Furniture” and “More Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture”, … Continue reading

Greene & Greene Thorsen Serving Table Plans

The Thorsen House is in Berkeley, several hundred miles away from the Pasadena home of the Hall brothers shop. Only the dining room furniture was part of the original commission, and workers were sent to the job site to assemble … Continue reading

Greene & Greene Freeman Ford House Serving Table Plans

When I first made a reproduction of this piece for Popular Woodworking magazine, I hadn’t seen the original, but worked from an archive photograph. This drawing is a more accurate depiction of this unusual table. The legs are subtly sculpted, … Continue reading

Greene & Greene Bolton House Hall Chair Plans

High-backed chairs first appeared in the early 20th century in the designs of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Frank Lloyd Wright. This rendition by the Greenes has their signature design elements of cloud lifts and ebony pegs. Although it would make … Continue reading

Greene & Greene Blacker House Entry Hall Bench Plans

This bench with storage below the seats was made for the entry hall, and has many features in common with the Blacker House chairs, although the construction is simpler. The lags are rectangular, and the rail at the top of … Continue reading

Greene & Greene Robinson Dining Table Plans

The furniture for the Robinson House was the first furniture to be made in the Halls’ workshop, and represents the transition from the early Craftsman-influenced designs to the distinctive style of the Greene/Hall collaboration. There was also a great leap … Continue reading

L & JG Stickley No. 599 Trestle Table Plans

29″ high x 42″ x 84″ A massive Arts & Crafts style table. The construction is obvious, so no section views are really needed. Large screws through oversized hoes in the top rails attach the top. Plans include detailed drawings … Continue reading

L & JG Stickley No. 516 Table with Open Bookcase Plans

27″ x 27″ x 29″ high Also known as an encyclopedia table, this is a great place to store a collection of fine books, and a wonderful opportunity for purchasing a hollow-chisel mortiser. When laying out the slats, work from … Continue reading

L & JG Stickley No. 220 Prairie Sofa Plans

29″ high x 84 1/2″ wide x 36 3/4″ deep The Prairie settle or sofa and chair represent a truly distinct design from Leopold Stickley. Unlike anything ever created in Gustav’s workshops, this suite is a classic example of excellent … Continue reading

Stickley No. 911 Dresser Plans

33″ high (to top of case) x 48″ wide x 20″ deep Another elegant Harvey Ellis design. The butterfly keys holding the support for the mirror together stand slightly proud, and the mirror frame is attached with cleats screwed to … Continue reading

Stickley No. 815 China Cabinet Plans

42″ wide x 15″ deep x 66″ high The catalog describes this china cabinet as having “fixed shelves along the lines of the mullions.” Don’t attach the shelves until finishing is complete and the glass is in place. The shelves … Continue reading

Stickley No. 814 Sideboard Plans

45″ high x 60″ long x 22″ deep A modestly sized sideboard with room for storing table linens, silverware, or anything else that doesn’t need to be on display. An investment in reproduction hardware would be well worth it, although … Continue reading

Stickley No. 803 China Cabinet Plans

60″ high x 36″ wide x 15″ deep A classic example of the high points of Harvey Ellis’ designs-a thin top with a wide overhang, arches at the top of the door and the bottom front rail, and subtly tapered … Continue reading

Stickley No. 802 Sideboard Plans

36″ high x 42″ wide x 18″ deep This is one of the few pieces that has a rail above the drawers. The back rail under the top has no arch. Plans include detailed drawings printed on two 24″ X … Continue reading

Stickley No. 800 Sideboard Plans

39″ high x 54″ wide x 21″ deep Originally produced in 1903, this Harvey Ellis design is much lighter in feel than many Stickley pieces, while providing a good deal of storage in a relatively small space. Plans include detailed … Continue reading

Stickley No. 700 Bookcase Plans

58″ high x 36″ wide x 14″ deep One of Harvey Ellis’ finest designs. It has a commanding presence even though it is actually rather small. The original has four panes of leaded glass in each of the top lights. … Continue reading