|The New Yankee Workshop Online: The Lowboy|
Lowboy's are similar to the lower case of a classic highboy. Sometimes called a dressing table, they often come with two small drawers, one slightly larger with carved decoration and one long thin drawer under the top. Norm finds an early version of this classic at the Concord Museum in Concord, MA. Norm decides to embellish his with "Ball & Claw" type legs he gets from a company in Vermont who specialize in period decorative legs for furniture makers. With factory made legs and a plan for a Chippendale Lowboy in mind, Norm builds his version of the antique classic from solid cherry and carves a distinctive shell for the middle drawer.