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Williamsburg 2013 focuses on small boxes

Williamsburg 2013 focuses on small boxes

At Colonial Williamsburg's annual conference, Working Wood in the 18th Century, this year's theme is "Small Things Considered." FWW is back again to lend support and bring you the highlights.

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Make a rabbet with a handplane

Make a rabbet with a handplane

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I picked up this technique from Mack Headley, master cabinet maker at Colonial Williamsburg's Hay Shop.

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Chopping mortises in absurdly narrow stock

Chopping mortises in absurdly narrow stock

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Kaare Loftheim, a journeyman cabinet maker at Colonial Williamsburg, offers some good tips on how to mortise thin stock without blowing out the sides of the mortise or the end grain.

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Colonial Williamsburg, Day 1

Colonial Williamsburg, Day 1

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It was a busy day at the Working Wood in the 18th Century conference: a lot of joinery was cut with several different techniques.

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Williamsburg Day 3: Fitting moldings, drawers, and inlay

Williamsburg Day 3: Fitting moldings, drawers, and inlay

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Another great day at Williamsburg's "Working Wood in the 18th Century" conference, filled with entertaining woodworking demos and tons of tips and inspiration to carry home.

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Williamsburg Day 2: Great tips for hand-tool users

Williamsburg Day 2: Great tips for hand-tool users

The program kicked off in earnest today with the woodworking presentations. First up was Williamsburg's own Kaare Loftheim, reproducing a bureau table made in 1754 by Williamsburg...

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Williamsburg 2012: Furniture of Mount Vernon

Williamsburg 2012: Furniture of Mount Vernon

Hundreds of woodworkers made their way to Colonial Williamsburg's 14th annual conference on "Woodworking in the 18th Century." This is my Day One report, with others to follow.

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Round up: Colonial Williamsburg Conference 2011

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Get the latest updates from Fine Woodworking on the 2011 period furniture conference at Colonial Williamsburg: Working with Wood in the 18th Century.

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