Simplified Woodworking: 2 Tone Coat Rack Part 1. Design and Materials. My name is Eric McGrew aka Jem N Tonic, and I am the author of I am a designer, artist, and novice sculpture/furniture builder. This an instructional video series of how to build quality furniture and accessories for the home. While this video is not intended to be specifically Mid-Century or Retro in focus, most, if not all my projects will lean heavily to those styles.