Mortise and Tenon Issue 12

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M&T is a beautiful biannual print magazine from the US celebrating the preservation, research, and recreation of historic furniture. With no ads, and 144 pages printed and perfectly bound on 70# opaque uncoated paper, this is not just any magazine, this is a coffee table magazine.

They believe a full appreciation of period furniture-making practice comes from an integrative approach where your mind is as engaged as your hands are in learning. For this reason they have essays to expand your knowledge, tutorials to expand your skills, and interviews with the masters to inspire you to better work.

Meet the most dedicated period furniture makers today producing the very best in authentic preindustrial craftsmanship.

Get a behind the scenes look into the life and work of the most accomplished furniture conservators that are entrusted to treat some of the most important US cultural artifacts.

Sit down with the USA's most preeminent furniture scholars and read about their life, furniture, and scholarship methodology.

Issue 12 includes:

  • The Last Boatbuilder of the Nagara River -Douglas Brooks
  • The Simple Art of Wooden Planemaking -Joshua A. Klein
  • For the Love of History: A Journey into Practical Blacksmithing -Jordan Goodwin
  • Risk & Reward: Skill as a Safety Net -Michael Updegraff
  • The Van Gogh Chair -Masashi Kutsuwa
  • Both Ends of the Spectrum: An Examination of Two Ladderback Chairs
  • The Courage of Curiosity: An Interview with Furniture Conservator Donald C. Williams
  • From Jute to Silk: Making Splint from Riven White Ash -Brendan Gaffney
  • The Dalarna Corner Notch -Dennis Carter
  • Book Recommendation: Glenn Adamson's Craft: An American History -Cameron Turner