Copyright (c) 2015 en-us Fine Woodworking - All featured posts Fine Woodworking - All featured posts Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:19:47 -0500 Fine Woodworking - All featured posts Fine Woodworking - All featured posts <![CDATA[Not all miters need reinforcement]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:02:51 -0500 Not all miters need reinforcement Posted by MKenney
Learn why the miter joints on small boxes don't need to be reinforced. If you make and glue them together properly, they're plenty strong on their own. ]]>
<![CDATA[STL 79: Ed's Mysterious Basement Experience]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:02:06 -0500 STL 79: Ed's Mysterious Basement Experience Posted by FineWoodworkingEditors
What's Ed doing in a strange basement and why is his wife taking all the "credit?" Plus, your questions on restoring vintage machinery, setting up a new jointer, and a whole lot more. ]]>
<![CDATA[St. Louis woodworker makes belts for Paris runway]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:24:24 -0500 St. Louis woodworker makes belts for Paris runway Posted by AsaC
Collin Garrity has landed a number of jobs for fashion designers. His latest, a laminated veneer belt, will hit the runways of Paris Fashion Week on March 4. ]]>
<![CDATA[Woodworker donates all sales to Third-World kids]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:38:30 -0500 Woodworker donates all sales to Third-World kids Posted by AsaC
After John Roccanova had filled his house with his furniture and woodcrafts, he began making items for charity. To date, he has raised $31,000 for projects in Africa, and launched a nonprofit to support his efforts. ]]>
<![CDATA[Simple tip for fast, accurate chair joints]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:07:07 -0500 Simple tip for fast, accurate chair joints Posted by MPekovich
Make a wedge and use it to cut all of the angled joinery in a dining chair. ]]>
<![CDATA[Making SketchUp Your Own]]> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 14:41:59 -0500 Making SketchUp Your Own Posted by DaveRichards
If you're new to using SketchUp on of the first things you should do is customize it to your needs. You can place the toolbars you want to see and create a template to give you a good starting point... ]]>
<![CDATA[Woodwork On a Car? This Studebaker Fastback Has Jaw-Dropping Wood Grain]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:57:52 -0500 Woodwork On a Car? This Studebaker Fastback Has Jaw-Dropping Wood Grain Posted by Ben_Blackmar
A bygone concept car from 1951 is made a reality... with compound joinery, sapele, quilted maple, and a showstopping finish ]]>
<![CDATA[Book Giveaway: Woodcarving Basics by David Sabol]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:00:00 -0500 Book Giveaway: Woodcarving Basics by David Sabol Posted by BetsyE
Leave a comment here for a chance to win a copy of Woodcarving Basics ]]>
<![CDATA[Incredible 18th Century Woodworking]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:43:17 -0500 Incredible 18th Century Woodworking Posted by Ed_Pirnik
David Roentgen's robot dates to 1784, and it will blow your mind ]]>
<![CDATA[Two Sided Buffet]]> Sat, 14 Feb 2015 11:04:02 -0500 Two Sided Buffet Posted by DennisZongker
For this two sided buffet it was a team effort to complete. The Buffet is made out of Genuine Mahogany and Walnut hardwoods and walnut burl veneer. Both sides are a mirror image of each other. The... ]]>
<![CDATA[Sculpturing a Windsor Seat - In SketchUp]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 18:20:20 -0500 Sculpturing a Windsor Seat - In SketchUp Posted by Killenwood
Several weeks ago I showed the making of this Windsor Writing Arm Chair. A reader asked how I did the "Sculptured Seat" - not the one in pine with a travisher, but the one shown in the SketchUp... ]]>
<![CDATA[STL 78: Makin' Sparks on Yer Tablesaw]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:49:51 -0500 STL 78: Makin' Sparks on Yer Tablesaw Posted by FineWoodworkingEditors
This week we debut an epic workshop mistake, and an All Time Favorite Technique of All Time that wasn't as unique as Mike Pekovich may have thought! ]]>
<![CDATA[5 Awesome Woodworking Tips and Tricks]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:20:00 -0500 5 Awesome Woodworking Tips and Tricks Posted by AsaC
Enjoy this grab-bag of great woodworking tips and tricks from wood bending wizard Michael Fortune ]]>
<![CDATA[From a Judge's Perspective at the Sunshine State Fair]]> Sun, 08 Feb 2015 17:45:03 -0500 From a Judge's Perspective at the Sunshine State Fair Posted by ScottGrove
Judges perspective from Florida State Fair wood working entries ]]>
<![CDATA[The Length of a Helix]]> Sat, 07 Feb 2015 08:51:49 -0500 The Length of a Helix Posted by DaveRichards
This morning I was perusing one of the woodworking forums while drinking my morning coffee. A member planning to wrap the drum of his sander with 3 in. wide Velcro asked how long the piece would need to... ]]>
<![CDATA[Williamsburg Conference - Early Virginian Desk on Frame Part 2]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 19:37:12 -0500 Williamsburg Conference - Early Virginian Desk on Frame Part 2 Posted by Killenwood
This is the second article on the early Virginian desk that was presented at Colonial Williamsburg at the conference, "Working Wood in the 18th C." My last article showed the lower section (the Frame... ]]>
<![CDATA[Hybrid Tool Chest, Part II]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 16:14:58 -0500 Hybrid Tool Chest, Part II Posted by DillonRyan
A wedge-driven lid finishes off the exterior of my beginner's toolbox ]]>
<![CDATA[Would You Drive a Wooden Scooter?]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 15:36:06 -0500 Would You Drive a Wooden Scooter? Posted by Ben_Blackmar
Carlos Alberto built a complete working scooter from wood that's completely over the top ]]>
<![CDATA[Parquetry Patternmaker: Jason Andrew Hernandez]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 09:46:37 -0500 Parquetry Patternmaker: Jason Andrew Hernandez Posted by JonBinzen
Furnituremaker Jason Andrew Hernandez brings innovative parquetry patterns to his furniture. This audio slideshow demonstrates his dazzling designs and fresh approach to this age-old craft. ]]>
<![CDATA[UPDATE: Arts & Crafts Furniture Projects]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 05:00:00 -0500 UPDATE: Arts & Crafts Furniture Projects Posted by BetsyE
See who won a copy of Arts & Crafts Furniture Projects ]]>