From small acorns
- Arts & Crafts Finishing. Dresdner, Michael // Woodworker's Journal;Mar/Apr2000, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p52
Discusses the emergence of a trend towards simplicity and elegance in furniture design in the United States. Use of strong, local woods like oak coupled with simple, durable lines; Use of finishes that enhance the contrast between the large pores and grain patterns of oak; Compatibility of...
- Limed Table. // British Woodworking;Aug/Sep2013, Issue 37, p48
The article offers step-by-step instructions for making a country table in solid oak.
- Art. // New Yorker;12/3/1979, Vol. 55 Issue 42, p36
The article discusses the works by furniture maker Gustav Stickley. His furniture were primarily made up of oak. A show organized by Robert Judson Clark entitled, The Arts and Crafts Movement in America 1876-1916, at the Art Museum at Princeton in New Jersey in October 1972 is the most...
- Wellmann gets fruity. // Cabinet Maker;02/11/2000, Issue 5174, p5
Reports on German furniture manufacturer Wellmann's use of dark oak in its kitchen furniture designs.
- On the Rise. // Interior Design;Oct2011, Vol. 82 Issue 12, p87
The article reports the release of Soft Side tables, made by designer Curtis Popp's design-build venture CPopp Workshop, which feature American walnut or white oak with steel powder-coated dowel style legs.
- Going for a grain reaction. Soltani, Sonia // Cabinet Maker;9/9/2005, Issue 5455, p20
Focuses on the response of the furniture industry experts on the evolving trends in the wood furniture market in Great Britain. Introduction of a new cognac colored oak furniture by B&B Italia; Popularity of oak wood due to its neutral tone; Popularity of light wood in furniture and flooring.
- Approaching a Stickley Finish. Johnstone, Rob // Woodworker's Journal;Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p72
The article offers information on the approach of Gustav Stickley, a finish fanatic. It cites the furniture which use the approach of Stickley to include the furniture from the Art and Crafts and the White oak furniture that was manufactured in Stickley's factory. It notes Stickley's use of...
- Fumed Oak Bed in Gothic Style. Prescott, Steve // British Woodworking;Aug/Sep2012, Issue 31, p44
The article offers the author's insights on creating a traditional bed with fumes and steams oak to make a Gothic style design. He states that he made an authentic Gothic arch out of two circular arcs and try fuming for more consistent reaction between oak and ammonia. The author also discusses...
- Tips for pleasing customers. // British Woodworking;2009, Issue 10, p19
The article talks about how Jon and Sarah Keeble commissioned Peter Bishop to make a huge oak kitchen table. It states that the couple never asked anyone to make them furniture. A friend of the Keebles happened to see some of Bishop's works, so the couple visited Bishop's workshop and asked him...