A friend of mine called me the other day to tell me he's a new grandpa. He wants to carve a name board for the new cherub but he wanted…
Simple really, we ask Vic questions, and he answers them
Due to steaming, kiln dried walnut can look gray. This finish recipe will bring back the warm color of old walnut
Mortise gauge and mortise chisel are keys to helping make this time-tested joint
Shaker-inspired design is comfortable and practical
Precision jig eliminates gaps and headaches
Expert tips and tricks for cleaning up glue
Synopsis: When you get the hang of it, your skew will leave a surface so nice and slick that 600-grit sandpaper would mess it up. When I started making chairs…
Synopsis: A strong joint that’s widely used in door and face frames, the bridle joint is simple in its anatomy and execution. A tenon on the rail fits an open-ended…
In this episode, Dave carves the decorative necklace with a carving chisel and gouges
In this episode, Dave lays out the necklace carving for the bowl handles
In this episode, Dave finishes the outside surface of the bowl with a drawknife and carving chisel
After drying the bowl, Dave flattens the bottom and gets to work texturing and finishing the inside of the bowl with gouges
In this episode, Dave finishes the refinements to the outside of the bowl with a bent gouge, carving chisel, and sloyd knife before leaving the bowl to dry
In this episode, Dave begins to sculpt the outside of the bowl using a drawknife and ax
In this episode, the outside of the bowl begins to take shape with a lot more ax and adze work
Exposed joinery, echoed shapes, and elegant curves on display
Mastering this fundamental task requires understanding and finesse
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Modeled after a Stickley bed, Kevin Rodel’s version features a Glasgow-style inlay, pierced carving, and tapered posts
For many, the North Bennet Street School toolbox serves as a badge of honor, but for the instructors at the school, the toolbox is an important teaching tool that covers…
Nothing exemplifies the quality of an accomplished and experienced woodworker better than the full command of handplanes. In this online video class, teacher and furniture maker Mike Pekovich leads you…
Watch as Michael Cullen shows you how to build his bandsawn boxes that are quick to make, requiring no measuring, no joinery, and almost no planning.
Watch as master furniture maker Kevin Rodel shows you how to build his elegant interpretation on a classic Limbert design.
Scrap the legs and learn to build a pedestal dining table that's just as strong
Learn how to build a Queen Anne Lowboy and earn your stripes as a period furniture maker
Using tools usually relegated to firewood preparation, David Fisher starts with a log and turns it into a bowl that's refined and beautiful. Known as one of the masters of…
With a stout base, thick top, and abundant tool storage, this is one bench you’ll never outgrow
Learn the basics of woodturning by crafting five unique projects
Michael Pekovich demonstrates advanced grain matching and milling techniques while building a beautiful side table from a single cherry board in this Video Workshop series.
Learn how to build beautiful boxes sporting intricate geometric veneer patterns.
Put your power tools aside because this classic pine hutch is built entirely with hand tools.
Wood-bending master Michael C. Fortune shows you how to build a beautiful garden chair with classy curves.
Master craftsman Steve Latta demystifies a variety of techniques as he demonstrates how to construct a Federal Side Table chock-full of period details.
From the through-mortise-and-tenons to the leaded-glass panel there's lots to explore in this technique-packed Video Workshop.
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