I make reproductions of 17th-century joined furniture; boxes, chests, chairs, tables & more. My work follows techniques and methods from the period, all work is done exclusively with hand-tools. Oak is the primary timber used,  pine, maple and ash are also used to a lesser degree. There are examples on the pages here, I’d also be glad to answer questions regarding forms not shown.

7 Responses to “Peter Follansbee, joiner”

  1. Brian Says:

    Hi Mr. Follensbee, I am having trouble finding resources on ‘starting-out;’ I haven’t much experience using true hand-tools, exclusively and would like to learn. Would you be able to point me in a direction? Much thanks, and your work speaks for itself.
    Brian – Mooresville, NC

    1. Bryan Says:

      Head over to see Roy at the woodwright’s school in Pittsboro, NC.


  2. […] last coat to dry… it’s time to get back into the blog world. Last week my friend Peter Follansbee had an entry on his blog about the painting he is doing on his groovy new […]

  3. Sam Crawford Says:

    Dear Mr Follansbee,
    I was fortunate to see you as a guest of Saint Roy on the Woodwrights shop.
    Was wondering if there was more video of your work and found this wonderful website. Wow, I cannot decide on whether the books or DVDs, or both.

  4. GZIM MEKA Says:

    My name GEZIMMEKA.WORK engraves wood GDHEND.JAM ABLE engrave whatever EKZISTON.I VEGJEL.DHE MARRIED MOTHER OF THREE BOYS

  5. GZIM MEKA Says:

    I AM FROM ALBANIA GZIM MEKA.HELP ME TO GO TO JOU.THANKS.GOOD TO PROTECT JOU

  6. bill forbes Says:

    good morning peter, bill forbes here. i was thinking of you and hope your doing well now that your on your own.

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