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Articles Written by Brian

FINE WOODWORKING MAGAZINE

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  • “Master Class: Powerful New Joint,” Nov. 2014
  • “Master Class: Low-Cost Scraper Planes,” 2007
  • “Soup Up Your Spokeshave,” Sep. 2002
  • “Post-and-Rung Stool,” Aug. 2001
  • “Master Class: A New Breed of Shaving Horse,” Dec.1999
  • “Choosing the Right Drill Bit for the Job,” Oct.1999
  • “Master Class: Jigs for Joints on Curving Parts,” Aug.1998
  • “Building a Bent-Back Rocker,” October 1989
POPULAR WOODWORKING MAGAZINE

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  • “The Myth of the Self-Taught Craftsman,” Nov. 2013
  • “The Myth of Original Design,” Dec. 2011
  • “Ebonizing Wood,” June 2009
WOODWORK MAGAZINE
  • “A Ladderback Rocker,” 1991
HOME FURNITURE MAGAZINE
  • “Evolution of a Chair,” Fall 1996
  • “Hickory Bark Seat: A Pleasure to Use, an Adventure to Harvest,” Fall 1996
  • "A Chair Built for Comfort", Summer 1995

Media Coverage

MAGAZINES
BOOKS
  • “Chairmaking & Design” by Jeff Miller, 2007
  • “The Chairmaker’s Workshop” by Drew Langsner, 2001
  • “The Art of Chair-Making” by Kerry Pierce, 1998
  • “The Workshop Book” by Scott Landis, 1998
  • “America’s Traditional Crafts” by Robert Shaw, 1993
  • “Kentucky Crafts” by Phyllis George Brown, 1989
  • “The Workbench Book” by Scott Landis, 1987
PODCASTS/AUDIO
VIDEO
  • “The Woodwright’s Shop Episode #401: Brian Boggs, Chairmaker,” Feb. 2010
  • “Drawknives, Spokeshaves and Travishers: A Chairmaker’s Tool Kit,” video by Lie-Nielsen Toolworks, 2005
  • “Hickory Bark from Tree to Chair: Harvesting and Weaving Hickory Bark Seats,” video by Lie-Nielsen Toolworks, 2003

The Woodwright's Shop Episode #401

Except from "A Chairmaker's Tool Kit"

Hickory Bark from Tree to Chair

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