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All drawings are to scale, have appropriate joinery and are drawn using components so that the SketchUp Model can be exploded apart for detail sizing and analysis.  The rendered pictures were done using Kerkythea rendering software.  All drawings are available for download.

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Adirondack Dresser

This is a copy of an antique Oak dresser that I saw several years ago in the Adirondack Mountains in New York.  I thought it was so unique that I drew up the plans for it as soon as I got home

American Antique Silverware Cabinet

This is a great example of an early American silverware cabinet.  The original was made from solid Maple with glass drawer pulls.  C. 1870-1880  Joinery is mortise and tenon with dovetail drawers.

Amish Arched Door Armoire

Here's an Arched Door Armoire designed in a simple Amish style.

Apothecary Chest

This chest is designed based on a loose interpretation of an Apothecary Chest. (one that has many small drawers and cabinet space)  Today the chest will lend itself to many uses.  The construction uses simple dado joinery and overall, the chest is not particularly difficult to build.

Art Deco Small Vanity

Straight from the Art Deco era. circa 1940s. This vanity is small and originally intended for a small room but the side shelving offers great storage and display space.  An oval mirror was added and the side shelving is accented with metal ships railing. Joinery is mortise and tenon.

Blanket Chest (New England One Drawer)

Here's a design that incorporates design elements from both a New England and Shaker Blanket Chest.  This chest has turned legs which is some what unusual for a blanket chest.

Chest Of Drawers

Here is a chest of drawers that I designed in the early phase of designing the 2 Stepped Tool Cabinet that I built for my son Greg.

Farmhouse Washstand

This washstand is a replica of a 1890s washstand.  Not an overly complicated stand, with turned legs and towel bars and a center drawer.  Joinery is mortise and tenon.

Eastlake Style Walnut Dresser

This Eastlake style dresser was build during the late Victorian era in Toronto Canada and dates to circa 1880-1885.  It can also be referred to as a ladies vanity or dresser.  As with most Eastlake furniture is has many ornate carvings and hardware.  The mirror swivels and the joinery is mortise and tenon.

Eastlake Walnut Side-Lock Dresser

This is a circa 1890's side-lock dresser in an Eastlake style.  The front facing sides have a hinged lock that will secure all drawers when locked.  The top has a three sided gallery and the drawer fronts have burled veneer fronts.  The joinery is mortise and tenon.

English Antique Vanity

This is an English Vanity/Dresser circa 1860-1870. The vanity has a tilting mirror.  The joinery is mortise and tenon.

Gun Cabinet - Greg's

This is a large solid Oak cabinet designed to hold 10 guns.  It has 6 secure drawers. The overall measurements are 54"w, 20"d and 79.5" h.

 

Gun Cabinet - Corner

This is a space saver corner gun cabinet that will hold 11 guns with ample locking drawer and cabinet storage space.

Gun Cabinet - Stonefield

Here is another gun cabinet that is setup to hold 8 guns with a large locking bottom storage cabinet.  Cabinet grade plywood would be an great material choice for this project.

Hepplewhite Bow Front Chest of Drawers

This New England Federal bow front chest of drawers is Circa 1800-1820.  A unique feature is the top slide out tray.  Primary joinery is dados and mortise and tenon.

Lakehouse Chifferobe

This Chifferobe was designed and built for use in our lake house. It was built with mortise and tenon and pocket screw joinery.  This is a typical style Chifferobe given that the wardrobe section runs down one side of the cabinet, while the drawers occupy the other side. However, I chose to design the cabinet with a full bottom drawer and shelving inside the wardrobe side.  A mirror which is also unusual was added.

Loft Dresser

This small chest of drawers was made to fit into a small area in the loft of our lake house.

Martha's Vineyard Cupboard

This cupboard appeared in Popular Woodworking magazine.  It is based on an original discovered on Martha's Vineyard.

Modern Shaker Dresser and Mirror

Here's a some what contemporary dresser and mirror loosely based on a Shaker design.

Pie Safe

This pie safe has plenty of cabinet and drawer storage. Overall size is 40"w, 16"d, 64"h.

Stonefield Craftsman Tall Storage Chest

Here's a contemporary looking tall storage chest with an Asian flair.  Made from Cherry with Walnut pulls.

Stonefield Double Cupboard

This cabinet is called a double cupboard simply because it has two doors.  It becomes and attractive wall unit with the addition of an open rack and spindle rail.  A decorative floral inlay is added to the sides.

Stonefield Shaker Nightstand

Here's a three drawer with sliding tray nightstand done in a Shaker style. The corners have curved legs.

Stonefield Gentleman's Chest

Here's a gentleman's chest, or chifforobe, with a combination of an armoire and a chest of drawers. The lower legs taper in and the sides are frame and panel.  The door panel is set apart and highlighted with a light color wood.

Stonefield High Boy

The design of this high boy is Artisan and uses a mix of Walnut and Cherry wood. The sides are frame and panel with mortise and tenon joinery.

Tall Dresser

This traditionally styled tall dresser has an upper cabinet with additional drawers. The original appeared in the December 2006 issue of Popular Woodworking.

Tall Side Cabinet

This design came from 2 separate cabinets that I saw.  One with just drawers and one with just a cabinet door.  My original thought was to use it as a possible workshop cabinet.

Tiger Maple Chest of Drawers

This Early American chest of drawers is designed from an 1830s antique that I saw. I liked the design of the over hanging upper drawer that sits on two turned leg halves.

Victorian Vanity Chest

This is a Mahogany vanity from the late 1800's with an origin of England.  The scalloped candle shelf with two small drawers and the oval mirror supported by turned columns make this an interesting piece of furniture.

Victorian Washstand

Here's a washstand in Victorian style. It has a single drawer, lower cabinet, ornate face molding and duel candle holders.

Victorian Mahogany Washstand

Here's my second drawing of a washstand in Victorian style. circa 1890  The model is draw in original mortise and tenon joinery and uses beading to enhance it's look.  The original cabinet had wheels to assist with movement.