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Below are useful links for researching projects, ordering materials, or finding answers to woodworking questions. Please share your experiences at these sites in the class bulletin board.


Museums / Collections
Philadelphia Museum of Art -> www.philamuseum.org
Winterthur -> www.winterthur.org
Milwaukee Art Museum -> www.mam.org
Chipstone Collection (digital archive) -> www.decorativearts.library.wisc.edu
Bayou Bend -> www.mfah.org
Minneapolis Institute of Arts -> www.artsmia.org
State Department -> www.state.gov/www/about_state/diprooms/index.html
Metropolitan Art Museum -> www.metmuseum.org

Tools and Supplies
Oldemill -> www.oldemill.com [finishing supplies, plans, instruction]
Woodcraft -> www.woodcraft.com [new tools]
Tools for Working Wood -> www.toolsforworkingwood.com [finishing supplies, misc tools]
The Best Things -> www.thebestthings.com [vintage planes, saws, and books]
Heartland Hardwoods -> www.heartlandhardwoods.com [local tool supplier]

Boards and Organizations of Interest
Sawmillcreek -> www.sawmillcreek.org
Woodworkers Central -> www.woodworking.org/InfoExchange
Society of American Period Furniture Makers -> www.sapfm.org
Minnesota Woodworker's Guild -> www.mnwwg.org

Useful Publications
Christies and Sothebys Important American Furniture Catalogs
American Furniture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Morrison Heckscher
American Furniture - Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods by Joseph Downs
American Furniture by Luke Beckerdite (Annual publications starting in 1993)
American Furniture from the Kaufman Collection by Michael Flanigan
American Furniture of the 18th Century by Jeffrey Green
Worldly Goods - The Arts of Early Pennsylvania
Master Craftsmen of Newport by Moses and Sack
Treasuries of State by Conger and Rollins

Lumber Suppliers
Groff and Groff (ask for Morris) -> www.groffslumber.com [first place to shop for most stock]
Irion Lumber -> www.irionlumber.com [Phenomenal Mahogany and figured domestics inventory]
Horizon Hardwoods -> www.horizonwood.com [Honestly the best domestics supplier available]
Hearne Hardwoods -> www.hearnehardwoods.com [hard to find species and cuts]
Heartland Hardwoods -> www.heartlandhardwoods.com [good local domestics supplier]

Tony Kubalak -> www.tonykubalak.com
Ralph Coolong-> www.littlebearcanoes.com

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