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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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Better than your vintage vinyl collection?

Better than your vintage vinyl collection?

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A new "spin" on wood turning: What happens when you translate wood into music?

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Design journal: A tea box gets a face lift

Design journal: A tea box gets a face lift

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Revisiting an old design is a great opportunity to push the envelope, even if you were happy with the first try.

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A Glue-up Procedure for a Desk

A Glue-up Procedure for a Desk

Gluing a complex piece of furniture can be a challenge. For me, it usually entails development of a thoughtful plan. Often, the first plan won't work - after walking through the steps, I often run...

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FWW Live: Meet Michael Fortune, Renaissance Man

FWW Live: Meet Michael Fortune, Renaissance Man

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At Fine Woodworking Live, this summer in New Paltz, NY, you'll get to learn from and swap stories with many of our star authors, none brighter than Michael Fortune, of Toronto, Canada.

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Non-traditional veneering

Non-traditional veneering

A new book on veneering will appeal to contemporary furniture makers as well as providing solid information valid for any kind of veneering

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Vintage pinball machine parts incorporated into sideboard

Vintage pinball machine parts incorporated into sideboard

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Everyday art such as the beautiful panels in old pinball machines shouldn't languish in some warehouse somewhere. Cleverly showcase it instead like in this walnut sideboard.

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Antique Rocking Horse Design Thats Timelessly Modern

Antique Rocking Horse Design That's Timelessly Modern

  There's something undeniably clean, modern and striking about this rocking horse design which is actually based on an antique German folk toy.   Cherry rocking horse...

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some claro walnut tables

some claro walnut tables

a post about two tables and 8 chairs we delivered to long island last week

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New Book Covers Studio Furniture in Detail

New Book Covers Studio Furniture in Detail

A new book profiles some of the best studio furniture makers on both sides of the Atlantic.

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What is Furniture Lab?

What is Furniture Lab?

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We conceived Furniture Lab to find out where furniture-making is going, instead of the usual focus on where it has been.

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Lamellos Zeta is a Knockout Tool for Knock-Down Furniture

Lamello's Zeta is a Knockout Tool for Knock-Down Furniture

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The engineering marvel comes with a hefty price tag, though

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The amazing Hollow Chair

The amazing Hollow Chair

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The Hollow Chair is another piece of genius from one of my favorite furnituremakers

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Connecting a Dowel Joint

Connecting a Dowel Joint

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Some SketchUp users may wonder how you align and connect a dowel joint. After all, there are no corners  to grab on the dowel to match-up with the socket. To get around this limitation, you need...

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Praktrik-ally impossible furniture

Praktrik-ally impossible furniture

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Designed to puzzle: Bulgarian architect Petar Zaharinov's clever designs range from practical, Danish-style aesthetics to M.C. Escher-like complexity. Plus, they come packaged in their own self-contained shopping baggie. Check out these nifty tables--they might boggle your senses!

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Weekend lantern project

Weekend lantern project

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Transform an inexpensive IKEA glass lamp with this simple, elegant and easily customized hardwood shroud. Makes a great intro to mortise and tenons for kids, so enlist your "apprentice" to cut the side panels and tenons.

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Creative musings

Creative musings

While on tour, FW Associate Editor Vlad Smishkewych meets fellow woodworkers within the music scene, gets to see a few wonderful pieces, and ponders the meaning of life for woodworkers and musicians.

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A big turnip for Thanksgiving

A big turnip for Thanksgiving

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FWW contributor Paul Schurch's veneering skills occasionally bear strange fruit, in this case a strange vegetable. Just as planned, his giant veneer turnip caught the desert wind at the annual Burning Man festival and spun like a top. Then Schurch sacrificed it to the gods in true Burning Man tradition.

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Maloof and Templates by SketchUp

Maloof and Templates by SketchUp

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I believe it is a record for me - that is, the number of templates used in one piece of furniture. Without them I would be lost...

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Seat Frame for a Maloof Occasional Chair

Seat Frame for a Maloof Occasional Chair

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Some of my students and I are reproducing a Maloof Occasional Chair that has a tufted leather seat. I don't have information on Sam's design,  and particularly whether he used a solid or a...

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