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Federal dining table by Duncan Phyfe

Federal dining table by Duncan Phyfe

Exact replica of historic 20-ft. dining table owned by Martin Van Buren

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Oneida Air Systems Awards Woodworking Students

Oneida Air Systems Awards Woodworking Students

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Two students receive the OAS Future Craftsmen Scholarship.

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Deinonychus Skull Carving

Deinonychus Skull Carving

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Woodworking and paleontology meet in this hand-carved scale dinosaur skull.

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Knife Box - Williamsburg Conference

Knife Box - Williamsburg Conference

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Here's a worthy challenge for woodworkers using SketchUp. Modeling this Williamsburg Knife Box requires execution of most key SketchUp Tools and features. The Box's compound angles, bold scroll...

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Shop Talk Live 23: Cubas Forgotten Furniture Masterpieces

Shop Talk Live 23: Cuba's Forgotten Furniture Masterpieces

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Find out why Cuban mahogany is now a protected species as Ed Pirnik reports on his recent trip to Havana, Cuba.

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Furniture Dressed for Success

Furniture Dressed for Success

If you find inspiration in your clothing, you can also express that vision through a fine custom furniture piece for your home.

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The Importance of Wood is Both Its Form and Function

The Importance of Wood is Both Its Form and Function

A humidor will help you store your cigars for months or even years without sacrificing the quality of your smoke. But you have to know what kind of wood to use. Custom Humidor by MWB Studios on CustomMade.com All too often, gift-giving is focused on women and children. Being a woman myself, I tend to like...

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Bending an Inlay Strip

Bending an Inlay Strip

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I'm constructing the small sideboard as shown below. The lower front decorated rail has a strip inlay on the bottom curved edge. Not only was I unsure how to bend this strip in the shop, I was...

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Williamsburg, Day 3: Three projects in one day

Williamsburg, Day 3: Three projects in one day

On Day 3 of "Working Wood in the 18th Century," the presenters worked on three separate pieces, each showing the influence of Oriental imports on native furniture makers of the time.

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How to Make a Checkered Inlay

How to Make a Checkered Inlay

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Learn a simple technique for inlay that will add a touch of class to your woodworking projects.

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Back Edges

Back Edges

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The new version 8 of SketchUp released several months ago introduced a new Face Style called Back Edges. Below this face style is shown in the Styles Toolbar. I'm liking this new feature and have...

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Singa me a Songa

Singa me a Songa

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Charlestonian musician and drum maker Adam Crowell designs great-looking and great-sounding wooden tongue drums. Check out his videos here.

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Start Woodworking: Edge Grain Cutting Board

Start Woodworking: Edge Grain Cutting Board

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Learn how to build an edge grain cutting board.

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Williamsburg show: Roy Underhill builds unique Jefferson bookstand

Williamsburg show: Roy Underhill builds unique Jefferson bookstand

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A few year's ago on his PBS show, the Woodright built the same Jefferson bookstand he recently demonstrated at Colonial Willamburg's Working Wood in the 18th Century conference, and you can watch that TV episode for free.

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Hand-tool lovers converge on Williamsburg

Hand-tool lovers converge on Williamsburg

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The furniture of Jefferson's Monticello is the topic of this year's Working Wood in the 18th Century conference, co-sponsored by Fine Woodworking and Colonial Williamsburg. Jefferson himself (in the person of Williamsburg's Bill Barker) showed up often at the show, to answer questions about Jefferson's life, work, and philosophy.

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Behind the scenes at a video workshop

Behind the scenes at a video workshop

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Take a look at what happens behind the camera when we film a video workshop. In this case, it's for a garden bench of my own design.

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My Cuban mahogany adventure

My Cuban mahogany adventure

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While working on an article, I found a few guys selling Cuban mahognay. I bought two pieces and they arrived this week. This is a truly spectacular wood.

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PCs With Wood Roots

PCs With Wood Roots

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How a woodworker lent a helping hand to the development of the personal computer

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Photo Essay: Building an Elegant Mahogany Box

Photo Essay: Building an Elegant Mahogany Box

See how Tatsuhiko Oga constructed this topsy-turvey mahogany box.

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This Finish Stinks!

This Finish Stinks!

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An easy-to-apply finish has an unwelcome side effect

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