Herman Veenendaal lives and works in St. Marys, Ontario, Canada. He builds period reproduction furniture focusing primarily on Queen Anne pieces found in New England. He also builds Windsor chairs.
Largely self-taught, Veenendaal has been making furniture for the past 46 years. He has a lifelong interest in the 18th-Century architecture and furniture of New England.
Veenendaal works out of a small shop behind his house, crafting his pieces primarily with hand tools, guided by traditional designs and construction methods. He finishes most of his pieces with tradition shellac or milk paint. He takes his inspiration from trips to various New England museums and visits to Colonial Williamsburg.
He is a member of the Society of American Period Furniture Makers.
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