In the above video I share the third part of my recent visit to the 18th century Anthony Hay Cabinet Shop at Colonial Williamsburg here in my home state of Virginia.
Here are all my videos & articles of the Anthony Hay’s Cabinetmaking Shop at Colonial Williamsburg:
- Anthony Hay’s Cabinetmaking Shop Tour part 1
- Anthony Hay’s Cabinetmaking Shop Tour part 2
- Anthony Hay’s Cabinetmaking Shop Tour part 3
- Secret Mitered Dovetails with Kaare Loftheim at Colonial Williamsburg
- Treadle Lathe Wood Turning at Colonial Williamsburg Hay Cabinet Shop
- Resawing Wide Boards at Colonial Williamsburg Hay Cabinet Shop
- Dry Fitting a Walnut Chair with Brian Weldy at Colonial Williamsburg
- Stunning Colonial Williamsburg Mother Plane Collection
Below are some new photographs that haven’t been publicly seen yet, which I took on a previous trip to the Anthony Hay cabinet shop at Colonial Williamsburg:
On my previous visit Kaare Loftheim was working on an exquisite 18th century replica of a candle table for George Washington’s home at nearby Mount Vernon.
Brian Weldy was busy hand planing some local Walnut boards:
This lovely mahogany desk was also on its way out the door shortly after I photographed it, so I felt grateful to capture the details of this handmade piece:
Notice the perfect hand cut dovetails:
Below are some additional photographs from my most recent visit to the Anthony Hay Cabinet Shop at Colonial Williamsburg:
Holy smoke! That was cool. That makes me want to visit all the more. Thanks.
Glad you enjoyed it Jason!
Thank you Joshua!
This level of access is simply awesome. Even having been there, you just don’t get this close to the gentlemen nor their projects.
Yeah, it’s pretty cool going behind the workbench!
JUST noticed something – in the picture labeled “On my previous visit Kaare Loftheim was working on an exquisite 18th century replica of a candle table for George Washington’s home at nearby Mount Vernon.” the bracket clock in the background appears unfinished (I believe you can see the wall through the glass of the clock) but in the video the clock is finished! (I am not sure why the clock caught my eye in the video, maybe because it is… Read more »
Wow Hank, you should be a forensic scientist! Yes, the previous visit was several months earlier than when I made the video a couple weeks ago. I believe that you can contact Kaare through their blog, which is on my article.
The guys in the Hay shop make it look easy, don’t they?
If I should be lucky enough to win a DVD I’d prefer the candle stand. If a tee-shirt is what comes my way I like the saw emblem (the saw nut “Warranted Superior” I think it says.)