Armoire

This armoire, AKA linen press, as it was particularly configured for storing pressed linens in the days before linen closets, was constructed from figured (or curly) cherry as part of ...
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Blanket Chest

This quartersawn white oak blanket chest is reminiscent of chests made by the Pilgrims in the 1600s. The relief carvings on the front panels make this piece a real standout ...
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Bombe Secretary

Tommy’s Mt Everest: The Bombe Secretary. On a trip to the RISD Museum in 2006, Tommy found his greatest of all inspiration in a Serpentine Front Bombe Secretary on display ...
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Dresser

This ladies’ dresser (also part of the bedroom set) is constructed of figured (or curly) cherry. Tommy accentuated the variegated color of the wood by matching the grain and running ...
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Federal Breakfront

This Federal style breakfront was inspired by the works of acclaimed Boston cabinetmakers, John and Thomas Seymour, whose furniture Tommy researched at the MFA and the Metropolitan Museum. As Tommy ...
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Federal Table

This mahogany Federal style table marks Tommy’s introduction to online interactive education. Fifteen guys from around the country met with Tommy online to learn how to create the basic elements ...
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Hepplewhite Sideboard

This mahogany sideboard was Tommy’s first foray into Federal style embellishment, and because he was learning as he went along, it was, in his words, a tough piece to build ...
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Hope Chest

This curly cherry hope chest is an accent piece in Tommy’s bedroom set. It was one of the most fun pieces for Tommy to make. It features full blind mitered ...
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Salem Secretary

Tommy built this classic late 18th century Salem, Massachusetts style piece while a student at the North Bennett Street school in Boston. It is constructed of mahogany and stands over ...
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Slant Top Desk

This tiger maple slant top desk is a showpiece of classic Chippendale elements with pigeonhole assembly. These include the bracket feet, fall front lid, pigeonholes, half-blind dovetails on top and ...
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Step Stool

This simple and utilitarian project serves as a perfect introduction to woodworking. The step stool requires very little lumber or tools. Its traditional Shaker design gives it a quiet beauty, ...
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