Please, Please, Please, Philadelphia

Please, Please, Please, Philadelphia is a free Zoom event from the Center for Art and Wood. I'm looking forward to participating on the panel with John Lutz, General Manager of George Nakashima Woodworkers, and Emily Zilber, the Director of Curatorial Affairs and Strategic Partnerships at the Wharton Esherick Museum. You can RSVP here. Philadelphia College … Continue reading Please, Please, Please, Philadelphia

William Beakes’ Drawer Making

William Beakes’ drawer construction is common to late seventeenth and early eighteenth joiner’s work. The wood species were similarly used by the majority of Delaware River Valley joiners and cabinetmakers. Black walnut was the principle primary wood species used in furniture making in the early eighteenth century, drawer sides were most often of hard pine, … Continue reading William Beakes’ Drawer Making