Build a Queen Anne Lowboy
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See how master craftsman Philip C. Lowe builds a Queen Anne Lowboy.This Fine Woodworking Workshop video is the ideal project for advancing your skills as you build a beautiful period piece. You’ll learn classic case construction techniques and gain a deeper understanding of traditional techniques along the way.
For intermediate woodworkers who want to grow as craftsmen. Although this project isn’t overly big or complex, it serves as a satisfying, high-level test of many skills. This Queen Anne Lowboy provides the opportunity to put into practice a range of classic techniques for crafting:
- Mortise-and-tenoned case work
- Signature cabriole legs
- Standard & sliding dovetail joinery
- Hand-shaped edge profile
- Drop finials
- Period fan carving
- Dovetailed drawers
- Traditional 18th-century surface prep and finish
A graceful period project to showcase your advanced skills. This Queen Anne Lowboy is the perfect project for polishing your skills and mastering classic techniques. And the result of your work is a beautiful piece with the potential of becoming a cherished heirloom.
Your instructor comes with serious credentials. Philip C. Lowe has long been associated with Fine Woodworking, authoring many articles and serving as a contributing editor. An instructor at Boston’s North Bennet Street School from 1975 - 1985, he is now owner and director of The Furniture Institute of Massachusetts.