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Furniture Education: How Wood Ages, Part II – Finish

  Today Dave is back with more on how furniture ages, and a little bit more on what you can do to achieve the look you want with finish selection. Our last post talked about the tendency of wood to change as it ages, based on it’s interaction with the atmosphere: air and water.  Today […]

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Modern Woodworking: Using Photoshop for Veneer Patterns

Woodworking today (as evidenced from this blog) is about more than just crafting heirloom furniture!  Maintaining an online presence is essential for helping customers to find you, but this also opens up the possibility of working with clients who are not within simple travelling distance to the shop. To communicate with your clients during the design process you need to be able […]

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Why use veneer?

We get this a lot – in discussing a piece with a client we’ll mention the word veneer and they suddenly freeze with a questioning look. I know what they’re thinking – “Wait, isn’t this heirloom quality furniture?  Why on earth would we use veneer instead of solid wood, isn’t that inferior?” Dave is here today […]

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