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Thread: A Look at Stickley Today

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    No, not all of SoCal is Los Angeles!

    A Look at Stickley Today

    A nice video showing some construction elements:
    Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
    - Arthur C. Clarke

  2. #2
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    May 2010
    Orland Park, Illinois, USA
    Thanks Glenn. A very good video that has me thinking about some construction details on my upcoming buffet cabinet.

  3. #3
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    Jul 2011
    The Gorge Area, Oregon
    Interesting related article about some of the older Stickley work. The short version is that glue blocks, screws and screwed on battens were more common than we might think. Its an interesting balance of high design and artistic woodworking versus the practicalities of production work.

    Unfortunately the DMA link at the bottom is broken, but you can see more pictures of a couple of the pieces if you search their site for "stickley"

  4. #4
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Kansas City, Missouri
    Very cool, didn't realize they were still making furniture.

    To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word “boo.” – Robert Brault

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Outside the beltway
    Their still making furniture. I get a few pieces in the shop every year to refinish, there finishes are sub-par.
    I dream a lot. I do more painting when I'm not painting. It's in the subconscious.
    ::: Andrew Wyeth :::

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