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 Win a Grizzly Band Saw, Woodworking Plans, Check out all the SUMMER Specials, See Nancy's Rocker, a Sam Maloof influenced design with matching footstool...See Our New California West Bow Arm Chair.  Visit our Shop Tips for great information....

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Click on picture below to view our new Virtual on line 2014 Catalog. Book mark your favorite projects, add to your Favorites for future reference

Welcome to the American Furniture Design Co. web site. Included on this site is a sample of the items in our catalog. Browse through the Gallery, Arts & Crafts and Shavings & Sawdust link pages to get a taste of the plans you can order. We have a wide variety of designs to fill your woodworking needs.

Our plans and how they look Follow the Construction link


15th Annual Grizzly Bandsaw Contest

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Shavings & Sawdust   Newsletter
July 29, 2014

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Computer Furniture  American Furniture Design Company is one of the largest Furniture Plan Company's in the world. Our designs are from our countries leading craftsmen and cover all areas of furniture design. Included with each 36" by 48" CAD generated plan is a booklet of instructions, with techniques, jigs and fixtures  to assure completion of your project.
We aim to serve Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced woodworkers with designs that are unparalleled in quality. Check out our samples of furniture that you can build from our plans and place your order on line using our secure server. Go to the woodworking links page for links to other great woodworking sites. We hope you enjoy your visit to our site.
Children's Furniture
Country Furniture
Mexican Hacienda
Hope Chest Furniture
Roll Top Desk

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The woodworking season is in full swing!!

The Perfect Project

The finest bench plan on the market!!! We now have complete vise groups available.

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We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded the 2009 Design Portfolio Award from CWB, Custom Woodworking Business Magazine.  In this national contest that recognizes the best work in American over the past 16 years we have received the Honorable Mention award for Residential Furniture...In 2011 we were in the top five once again as a finalist in the CWB Recognition

INTRODUCING OUR NEW COMBO  Many customers have asked to make the Spindle Arm and the Bow Arm Chair a combo package.. Now you can build a pair.  A his and her chair out of your favorite wood for your den or living room!  Both these chairs retail for $19.95 plus shipping but the Combo will sell for $29.99 with FREE Shipping in the USA!!!! 





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California West Bow Arm Chair

This new design series which will include a office group sets a new look for us. You will find this chair to be a stunning addition to your home.  Using Cherry from Tennessee and quarter sawn red oak from the Indiana area we have designed a contemporary rendition of our award wining Bow Arm Chair.  The back has a five position adjustment.

Now Available as 2 page full size plan and pages of instructions with over 25 photo's of how to build this beautiful chair!This plan is printed two on 36" x 48" bond sheets that assure easy layout. 

To see how we build our three most famous chairs, our Traditional Bow Arm Morris Chair, our California West Bow Arm and our Spindle Arm Morris Chair. Follow the YouTube link below for a quick demonstration. Our goal is to have a multiple part video to be aired coming soon! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyD11v2aam8




We are shipping this plan Priority Mail!!  Our 2011 Grizzly Band Saw Winner made this Rocker to win the Contest..  We have had comments about how great the full size drawings are and that a serious beginner could build it.......




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 Richard Weigand is our winner for the 2008 Contest with his rendition of Del Covers Curly Maple Rocker made in cherry and walnut. Plan #120

  We are pleased to announce the 15th year of our Furniture Design Contest. We will award a Grizzly Band Saw to the woodworker who creates the best piece of furniture from an American Furniture Design Plan.    We plan to have 3 finalists and from them we will award the Band Saw on December 15, just in time for Christmas 2014.

Click on the Excellence Seal to see the 2013 winner in the "Furniture Design Contest"


For over 30 years, we have produced custom furniture from our woodworking plans. Visit Murphy's Fine Woodworking to see our collection of furniture.

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