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Professor Frid

Professor Frid

Professor Frid Editor’s note: Several months ago we asked Hank Gilpin if he would write something about his mentor, Tage Frid. Over the next few weeks we received a stream of postcards- Gilpin’s favorite mode of communication-and we’ve reprinted them here. Gilpin, 54,...

Cutting a Rug in SketchUp

Cutting a Rug in SketchUp [embedded content] Recently, while doing an online SketchUp session with one of my students, he asked about creating components with irregular shapes. He was thinking of creating a rug component to use with his furniture models. Although rugs...
Design – FineWoodworking

Design – FineWoodworking

Design – FineWoodworking Designing is an element of furniture making that I genuinely enjoy. I love the challenge of synchronizing the client’s needs and style with my own. As with many aspects of woodworking, my process of designing has changed a lot over time as I...

Behind The Design: Mike Korsak’s En Pointe

Behind The Design: Mike Korsak’s En Pointe [unable to retrieve full-text content] Mike Korsak takes you through is design process for one of his newest pieces, a case on stand, En PointePublished at Wed, 31 May 2017 15:28:13 +0000...
Adding Context to Your Models With Match Photo

Adding Context to Your Models With Match Photo

Adding Context to Your Models With Match Photo [embedded content] In a recent blog post, Tim showed how he used Match Photo to work out the proportions of a stool he had photographed. Another use for Match Photo is to help you provide context for your project. Back in...
Designing for clients

Designing for clients

Designing for clients Designing is an element of furniture making that I genuinely enjoy. I love the challenge of synchronizing the client’s needs and style with my own. As with many aspects of woodworking, my process of designing has changed a lot over time as I have...

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