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Making a Wooden Hinge for a Box

Making a Wooden Hinge for a Box

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Shaping a wooden hinge with hand- and power tools.

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Another Look at Creating Plans From a SketchUp Model

Another Look at Creating Plans From a SketchUp Model

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I just finished up a new set of plans and thought it would be nice to use it as another example of how I create plans from a SketchUp model. This plan is my interpretation of L. Francis...

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Free Plan:  Light, Strong Sawhorses

Free Plan: Light, Strong Sawhorses

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These easy to make sawhorses are light, sturdy, and stack neatly when not in use. A simple scarf joint with a spline is glued and screwed to the legs, and that's all there is to the joinery.

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Maloof Rocker - Roughing into SketchUp

Maloof Rocker - Roughing into SketchUp

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Readers who know me will recognize my shift into contemporary with this blog entry. I admit being stuck in the 18th C with my furniture interests, but this excursion was too tempting. Some of my...

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Arts and Crafts Style Panel Bed

Arts and Crafts Style Panel Bed

Watch as John W. Nixon from Eagle Lake Woodworking builds an Arts and Crafts style panel bed from quartersawn white oak using frame and panel construction, and through mortise and tenon joinery.

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Sam Maloofs first commission

Sam Maloof's first commission

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Taken from issue #25 of Fine Woodworking, Maloof describes his first experience with a client and her interior decorator

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Wood Shop Al Fresco

Wood Shop Al Fresco

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The joys (and constraints) of creating a work space on my back deck. It's the only space I have, but it's space nonetheless. Plus, find out how I chose a workbench design for working outdoors.

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How I remember Sam Maloof

How I remember Sam Maloof

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I dialed Sam Maloof’s number timidly in 2005, just another writer calling for a piece of an icon. My idea was to do a twist on the typical Maloof homage, asking him instead to offer advice to...

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How many hammers does it take to drive a nail?

How many hammers does it take to drive a nail?

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How not to kill time in your woodworking shop.

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Maloof on Design

Maloof on Design

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Editor Asa Christiana interviews Maloof in 2005 on the subject of design. We weren't able to fit this material in the article in issue #179, but these thoughtful answers will be illuminating for fans of Maloof's work.

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Modifying a Component - Adding Details

Modifying a Component - Adding Details

The other day I got an e-mail from a reader about the pull I wrote about in my previous blog entry. He asked me how I would go about adding steps to the top surface of the pull to give it a sort of...

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Clark Kellogg Wins Gallery Challenge

Clark Kellogg Wins Gallery Challenge

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A reclaimed sinker cypress garden bench by Clark Kellog, of Houston, Texas, wins the Waste Knot, Want Knot gallery challenge.

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Build It in to Win: Official Contest Rules

Build It in to Win: Official Contest Rules

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Share photos of your built-in furniture projects for a chance to win one of three compressor and finish nailer kits from Bostitch! Read the official contest rules

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Fine Woodworking Author Quoted in New York Times

Fine Woodworking Author Quoted in New York Times

A recent NY Times article discusses the importance of working with your hands, and Doug Stowe is quoted by the author.

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UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Choosing & Using Hand Tools

UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Choosing & Using Hand Tools

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Find out who won this book

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Sam Maloof: 1916-2009

Sam Maloof: 1916-2009

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The iconic furniture maker from Southern California, admired by everyone from former presidents to museum curators to hobby woodworkers, died last week in his home at 93

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UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Traditional American Rooms

UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Traditional American Rooms

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Find out who won Traditonal American Rooms

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Seven Beginning Steps in SketchUp

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  I've been teaching SketchUp to woodworkers for about two years. Most of my teaching has occurred at the adult education center in Pleasant Hill, CA. However, there have been several sessions...

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Who Begot Who? Comparing Planes from Lie-Nielsen, Wood River and Stanley

Who Begot Who? Comparing Planes from Lie-Nielsen, Wood River and Stanley

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A look at the similarities and differences of three closely related planes

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Compound Curves -- A  Contemporary Drawer Pull

Compound Curves -- A Contemporary Drawer Pull

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SketchUp models with complex shapes and compound curves can be daunting to draw but by breaking them down into smaller parts. the process can be greatly simplified. Recently I was asked for some...

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