Copyright (c) 2015 CraftStylish.com en-us Fine Woodworking - "The Editors Mailbox" blog entries Fine Woodworking - "The Editors Mailbox" blog entries http://www.finewoodworking.com/blog/editors-mailbox Thu, 28 May 2015 10:42:02 -0500 Fine Woodworking - "The Editors Mailbox" blog entries Fine Woodworking - "The Editors Mailbox" blog entries http://www.finewoodworking.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.finewoodworking.com/blog/editors-mailbox <![CDATA[Carving a Wooden Spoon]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 11:06:15 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118496/carving-a-wooden-spoon http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118496/carving-a-wooden-spoon Carving a Wooden Spoon Posted by DillonRyan
Follow along as I muddle my way through my first attempt at carving a wooden spoon. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118496/carving-a-wooden-spoon
<![CDATA[Adventures in Building a Tablesaw]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 09:21:30 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118512/adventures-in-building-a-tablesaw http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118512/adventures-in-building-a-tablesaw Adventures in Building a Tablesaw Posted by Ed_Pirnik
One enterprising woodworker sets off to build his own tablesaw. Find out if it cuts the mustard. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118512/adventures-in-building-a-tablesaw
<![CDATA[52 boxes, 52 weeks: Box 4]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 17:30:06 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118248/52-boxes-52-weeks-box-4 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118248/52-boxes-52-weeks-box-4 52 boxes, 52 weeks: Box 4 Posted by MKenney
This is the fourth box I've made in my effort to make 52 boxes over the course of a year. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118248/52-boxes-52-weeks-box-4
<![CDATA[Book Giveaway: The Furniture Bible: Everything You Need to Know to Identify, Restore & Care for Furniture by Christophe Pourny]]> Sun, 17 May 2015 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118326/book-giveaway-the-furniture-bible-everything-you-need-to-know-to-identify-restore-care-for-furniture-by-christophe-pourny http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118326/book-giveaway-the-furniture-bible-everything-you-need-to-know-to-identify-restore-care-for-furniture-by-christophe-pourny Book Giveaway: The Furniture Bible: Everything You Need to Know to Identify, Restore & Care for Furniture by Christophe Pourny Posted by BetsyE
Leave a comment here for a chance to win a copy of The Furniture Bible ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118326/book-giveaway-the-furniture-bible-everything-you-need-to-know-to-identify-restore-care-for-furniture-by-christophe-pourny
<![CDATA[52 boxes, 52 weeks: Box 3]]> Wed, 13 May 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118249/52-boxes-52-weeks-box-3 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118249/52-boxes-52-weeks-box-3 52 boxes, 52 weeks: Box 3 Posted by MKenney
Check out the third box I made in my attempt to make 52 boxes during the course of one year. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118249/52-boxes-52-weeks-box-3
<![CDATA[Check Out This Gilded Furniture Restoration ]]> Sun, 10 May 2015 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118230/check-out-this-gilded-furniture-restoration http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118230/check-out-this-gilded-furniture-restoration Check Out This Gilded Furniture Restoration Posted by BetsyE
Frequent contributor and finishing expert, Peter Gedrys, recently restored the furniture collection from the Lowes Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, New York. The theatre, which originally opened in 1929... ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118230/check-out-this-gilded-furniture-restoration
<![CDATA[Turning a Better Honey Dipper]]> Thu, 07 May 2015 16:07:49 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118202/turning-a-better-honey-dipper http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118202/turning-a-better-honey-dipper Turning a Better Honey Dipper Posted by Ben_Blackmar
Frustrated by a poorly designed turning, I set out to turn my own improved honey dipper. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118202/turning-a-better-honey-dipper
<![CDATA[52 boxes in 52 weeks]]> Wed, 06 May 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117419/52-boxes-in-52-weeks http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117419/52-boxes-in-52-weeks 52 boxes in 52 weeks Posted by MKenney
Read how one editor has set himself a big design challege: make 52 boxes in 52 weeks. And see his first two boxes. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117419/52-boxes-in-52-weeks
<![CDATA[Jumbo Jenga from 2x4's]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 16:01:43 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118154/jumbo-jenga-from-2x4s http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118154/jumbo-jenga-from-2x4s Jumbo Jenga from 2x4's Posted by DillonRyan
Your favorite block stacking game, with a twist ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118154/jumbo-jenga-from-2x4s
<![CDATA[UPDATE: Canoecraft: An Illustrated Guide to Fine Woodstrip Construction by Ted Moores and Canoe Paddles: A Complete Guide to Making Your Own by Graham Warren and David Gidmark]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117911/update-canoecraft-an-illustrated-guide-to-fine-woodstrip-construction-by-ted-moores-and-canoe-paddles-a-complete-guide-to-making-your-own-by-graham-warren-and-david-gidmark http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117911/update-canoecraft-an-illustrated-guide-to-fine-woodstrip-construction-by-ted-moores-and-canoe-paddles-a-complete-guide-to-making-your-own-by-graham-warren-and-david-gidmark UPDATE: Canoecraft: An Illustrated Guide to Fine Woodstrip Construction by Ted Moores and Canoe Paddles: A Complete Guide to Making Your Own by Graham Warren and David Gidmark Posted by BetsyE
See who won a copy of Canoecraft and Canoe Paddles ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117911/update-canoecraft-an-illustrated-guide-to-fine-woodstrip-construction-by-ted-moores-and-canoe-paddles-a-complete-guide-to-making-your-own-by-graham-warren-and-david-gidmark
<![CDATA[The Up-Please Project]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:06:06 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117428/the-up-please-project http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117428/the-up-please-project The Up-Please Project Posted by jtetreault
This fun-to-build step stool let's your child be at just the right height to help with any number of counter-height activities. With knock-down joinery, it easily stores away when not in use. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117428/the-up-please-project
<![CDATA[Watch a Woodworking Master at Work with His Carving]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117910/watch-a-woodworking-master-at-work-with-his-carving http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117910/watch-a-woodworking-master-at-work-with-his-carving Watch a Woodworking Master at Work with His Carving Posted by BetsyE
Our pal and frequent contributor, Phil Lowe, recently was part of an exhibit at the Peabody Essex Museum in Massachusetts - sort of. He starred in the background. They showed videos of him during "In... ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117910/watch-a-woodworking-master-at-work-with-his-carving
<![CDATA[A Classic Bicycle Gets Re-Imagined... In Wood]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:42:56 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117933/a-classic-bicycle-gets-re-imagined-in-wood http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117933/a-classic-bicycle-gets-re-imagined-in-wood A Classic Bicycle Gets Re-Imagined... In Wood Posted by Ben_Blackmar
One crazy woodworker finds a creative outlet through his woodworking- and his only goal is making folks smile. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117933/a-classic-bicycle-gets-re-imagined-in-wood
<![CDATA[Steel City Tool Works Ceases Operations]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:29:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117747/steel-city-tool-works-ceases-operations http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117747/steel-city-tool-works-ceases-operations Steel City Tool Works Ceases Operations Posted by Ben_Blackmar
The tool company started "By Woodworkers, For Woodworkers" closes its doors ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117747/steel-city-tool-works-ceases-operations
<![CDATA[UPDATE: Shaker Oval Boxes, Volume 1 by John Wilson]]> Thu, 09 Apr 2015 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117326/update-shaker-oval-boxes-volume-1-by-john-wilson http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117326/update-shaker-oval-boxes-volume-1-by-john-wilson UPDATE: Shaker Oval Boxes, Volume 1 by John Wilson Posted by BetsyE
See who won a copy of Shaker Oval Boxes ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117326/update-shaker-oval-boxes-volume-1-by-john-wilson
<![CDATA[Fine Furniture Created by Inmates from New Hampshire and Maine Correctional Facilities]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2015 08:50:19 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117348/fine-furniture-created-by-inmates-from-new-hampshire-and-maine-correctional-facilities http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117348/fine-furniture-created-by-inmates-from-new-hampshire-and-maine-correctional-facilities Fine Furniture Created by Inmates from New Hampshire and Maine Correctional Facilities Posted by BetsyE
  "A New Path: Prison Furniture Making Program," is an exhibition, presented by the New Hampshire Furniture Masters, of works by inmates participating in the Furniture Masters' Prison Outreach... ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117348/fine-furniture-created-by-inmates-from-new-hampshire-and-maine-correctional-facilities
<![CDATA[River City Bicycles: No Shortcuts]]> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:08:53 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117767/river-city-bicycles-no-shortcuts http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117767/river-city-bicycles-no-shortcuts River City Bicycles: No Shortcuts Posted by DillonRyan
Owner Dave Guettler discusses how he has managed to sneak his passion for woodworking into a successful bicycle business. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117767/river-city-bicycles-no-shortcuts
<![CDATA[Milling Lumber: Art Imitates... Trees?]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:05:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117355/milling-lumber-art-imitates-trees http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117355/milling-lumber-art-imitates-trees Milling Lumber: Art Imitates... Trees? Posted by Ben_Blackmar
Can you name all the cuts of wood? Swiss artist Vincent Kohler understands wood, and shows it off in his creations ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117355/milling-lumber-art-imitates-trees
<![CDATA[Bowsaw built in a weekend]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:10:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117421/bowsaw-built-in-a-weekend http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117421/bowsaw-built-in-a-weekend Bowsaw built in a weekend Posted by Ben_Blackmar
A quick and fun project, this saw was easy to make and is going to be very handy in the shop ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117421/bowsaw-built-in-a-weekend
<![CDATA[Leveraging grain in resawing]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117420/leveraging-grain-in-resawing http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117420/leveraging-grain-in-resawing Leveraging grain in resawing Posted by MKenney
How a board is cut (flat-, rift-, or quartersawn) effects the quality of a bookmatch you can get from resawing it. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117420/leveraging-grain-in-resawing