Design, Drawing, and Furniture Styles
Learn about designing, drawing, and selecting the right style for your next woodworking project. Find out how small details and style affect the final look of your project.
For thousands of years, architects and artists have followed the principle of the Golden Mean to make designs look just right. With this simple invention you can, too, but without all the math!
I want to build a 35" table for kids to use, but I’m not sure what height to make it. Any advice?
I’m designing a wine cabinet that when closed looks like a steamer trunk. But I don’t know the best angle for storing wine bottles. Also, what else does such a cabinet normally hold?
I make houses and feeders for songbirds. Some of those projects attract flocks of feathered visitors, but others don’t. What can I do to improve results?
I’ve heard several manufacturers tout their products as solid wood, but they sometimes use plywood panels for the case back. Can solid wood furniture contain plywood?
Before you build your cabinets, think about the door and drawer design.