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Spice Box and Rocking Chair Class

Hello from the Heritage School of Woodworking!! I hope everyone is enjoying their summer. Here at the shop, I find time has left us behind again, but that’s become a common feeling. Earlier this year I received a number of requests for our Bbrazos rocking chair class that we offered in May. Unfortunately some people weren’t […]

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7 Drawer Dresser Wins an Award!

The awards ceremony at the Texas Furniture Makers Show was packed as usual, with friends and family. It is a great time to reconnect with fellow furniture makers to share ideas and ask questions. One of the Judges, Curtis Whittington, gave a nice talk prior to the announcement of the awards. He talked about how […]

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Finished Dresser in the Show

  Well, today the furniture show is open and it is an especially exciting day for all of us as furniture makers. Tonight starting at 5:30 will be the awards ceremony and it is a great time to reconnect with friends and fellow furniture makers. It is also the day that the judges will decide […]

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Last Minute Final Touches to the 7 Drawer Dresser!

  The last step to completing the dresser is to attach the top. Normally I simply attach it with fasteners through the dovetailed rails that I wrote about in a previous post. However, I have had tapered sliding dovetails burning on my mind. I just got through writing an article for Popular Woodworking on how […]

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