II.  The second table is in walnut.  Progress on the legs: inlaid spade feet with ebony veneered, with holly inlaid lines, tiger maple drawers (see completed table to the left - click on that photo for more info).......

What I'm currently working on......

   I.  This is no. 1 in a series of Federal side tables I'm working on right now

Federal side table

            No. 1

       Curly Cherry

William & Mary Spice box

Philadelphia Lowboy

  Site under construction - stay tuned.  Adding new furniture       photos weekly.

Scenes from my carving bench.  Next up: Bellamy Eagles, ca. 1830.......

William & Mary

Spice chest

Kentucky side table

Southern Sugar chest

North Carolina

Chippendale arm chairs

New York City              

Windsor chair              

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  • Philadelphia Chippendale and Queen Anne styles
  • Chester County country styles

Salem, Mass.

Chest of drawers  

ca 1760

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IV.  Letter and sign carving.  Here's a practice piece........

Carved Nantucket

Eagle with Gold Leafing

Philadelphia         Chippendale Silver chest

Strawberry Banke Dory


Tea table

Chester Co.

       Spice box

Reproduction 18th Century Furniture

Chippendale mirrors: available in crotch walnut, tiger maple, curly mahogany.

​   In stock for immediate shipment.

See details by clicking on the photo of this table below to the left .  Here's some photos of the

construction process.....

Member SAPFM

Federal Side Table, No. 2 - Walnut

III.  Table No. 3 is in progress.....

Walnut, with turned, Sheraton, fluted legs,  sculpted Pembroke style, double folding top, crotch mahogany veneer top, &

lots of inlay.......

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windsor chairs



Specializing in the antique furniture of Chester County, Pennsylvania

  Federal period side table. Ca. 1825 

  • Curly & crotch Cherry.
  • Hand crafted inlays: sycamore, pearwood, holly, ribbon mahogany, curly maple, anigre.
  • Number one in a series of Federal tables.. More coming in walnut and tiger maple.

Federal inspired

Coffee Table

Ca. 1810


1.  2015 Popular Woodworking Magazine "Editor's Choice" winner for my William & Mary Spice Box on Frame.  I also won the "Reader's Choice" Award for my Chester County Bible box.  These are featured in the Nov. 2015 Popular Woodworking Magazine

Here's the article

2.  My carving was featured in the December edition of WoodNews OnLine.  Click here for the article

3.  My work was featured in the Jan/Feb. edition of "Pins & Tails", the on-line publication of the Society of American Period Furniture Makers.

         Philadelphia Tilt top        Tea table



 Spice  box

  • Fine hand-made furniture
  • Original and Reproduction pieces

            William Francis Brown      

                 Furniture Maker

Strawbery Banke (NH) Dory, ca. 1760

Philadelphia  Chippendale spice cabinet      on frame

Natural cherry windsor