1:6 Design is a group of passionate furniture makers and hobbyist woodworkers organizing events and internet content generation oriented around our mission of "Providing furniture makers opportunity, connections and inspiration".
In this video, Rob Bois who is in the marketing profession presented a discussion which covers some recommendations concerning the documentation of a crafts-person's projects. He provides tips as to how adding certain types of media content to your website will boost a sites traffic, and help to gain you more recognition.
Tom McLaughlin in this third and final video wraps up his design and build a coffee table presentation. During this segment Tom covers some methods to quickly shape the legs before dry assembling the table. Once assembled he goes over the table discussing aspects of the design, embellishments, adding the perfect top. May sure to watch this to the end and catch pictures of the completed table.
In this Video Marie Guarino Talks about how she goes about promoting her Husband Glen and his business. We consider ourselves lucky to offer everyone some insight into how Guarino Furniture Design is run in such a professional way.
Tom McLaughlin in this second video from his one hour talk walks the audience through the next step in the coffee table he is working on. Tom traces the leg patterns onto his mortised leg blanks and show some great tips bandsawing the leg. Afterwards he uses the appropriate tools to smooth out the legs to remove the cut marks.
Tom McLaughlin in this multi-part one hour video walks the audience through the design process to design a coffee table. In this first part, Tom starts with the initial sketches and completes how he creates his table's leg profile patterns.
In this next video from our 2013 Boston The Furniture Project event, Chris Boulé has his second piece exhibited in the show, his reduced scale Quilted Maple Highboy critiqued by Kevin Mack and Lars Larsen.
In this video from our 2013 Boston The Furniture Project event, Chris Boulé has his reproduction Tiger Maple Lowboy critiqued by Kevin Mack and Lars Larsen.
In this video from The Furniture Project 2013 event, Matthew Mullen has his Cabinet on Stand critiqued by Glen Guarino and Kevin Mack.
Dennis Carr the assistant curator from the American Decorative Arts and Sculpture department of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) provides a great introduction to the new Arts of the Americas wing. In addition, Dennis provides information related to gaining access to measure furniture pieces in their collection.
In this Video Furniture Maker Timm Schleiff has a Block Front Chest that he built critiqued by Allan Breed and Chuck Bender. They go over the many details of the piece, explaining what they believe is successful and would like to of seen done differently