Links of Interest
Newburyport Chamber of Commerce
I’m a long time member of this excellent chamber.
Society of American Period Furniture (SAPFM)
An amazing non-profit organization dedicated to understanding and making period furniture.
Guild of New Hampshire Woodworkers
This non-profit promotes woodworking education through demonstrations and small meetings. GNHW provides grants every year to schools and individuals. I’ve been involved for many years having served on the board of directors and other positions. I am the long-time leader of the Hand Tools & Carving Subgroup.
The Furniture Society
A group that aims to advance the art of furniture making. I’ve been a member for many years.
American Association of Woodturners
Excellent non-profit for those interested in all things “spinny” (turning on the lathe).
No better place to see a huge selection of amazing American furniture treasures.
Rhode Island School of Design Museum
Sam Maloof chairs for visitors… an amazing collection of Federal Furniture in “The Charles Pendleton House,” which features period rooms filled with American decorative arts, paintings, and sculpture.
Peabody Essex Museum
This gem of a museum in Salem, Mass. has some superb period furniture along with a reconstructed Chinese house and more. Well worth visiting.
A few others:
A family owned business in Brentwood, NH, that has been my go-to supplier for more than 10 years.
Excellent reproduction hardware from this family-owned Connecticut-based company.
Lee Valley Tools
Quality tools and hardware from a Canadian company
Superb hand tools made in Midcoast Maine.