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 Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:53:18 -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[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[Book Giveaway: 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, 16 Apr 2015 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117911/book-giveaway-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/book-giveaway-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 Book Giveaway: 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
Leave a comment here for a chance to win a copy of Canoecraft and Canoe Paddles ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117911/book-giveaway-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[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
<![CDATA[Hybrid Tool Chest, Part III]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:14:08 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116789/hybrid-tool-chest-part-iii http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116789/hybrid-tool-chest-part-iii Hybrid Tool Chest, Part III Posted by DillonRyan
Correcting some issues and adding an interior to this East-meets-West tool box. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116789/hybrid-tool-chest-part-iii
<![CDATA[Experiments in Kumiko Woodwork—Part II]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:57:08 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117560/experiments-in-kumiko-woodworkpart-ii http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117560/experiments-in-kumiko-woodworkpart-ii Experiments in Kumiko Woodwork—Part II Posted by MPekovich
Finishing up the grid work went faster than I thought it would. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117560/experiments-in-kumiko-woodworkpart-ii
<![CDATA[Experiments in Kumiko Woodwork—Part I]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:10:58 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117458/experiments-in-kumiko-woodworkpart-i http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117458/experiments-in-kumiko-woodworkpart-i Experiments in Kumiko Woodwork—Part I Posted by MPekovich
When it came to spicing up a door panel on a wall cabinet, I decided to try my hand at a traditional Japanese technique borrowed from shoji screen making. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117458/experiments-in-kumiko-woodworkpart-i
<![CDATA[My New Source for Great Reclaimed Furniture Lumber]]> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 12:22:09 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117426/my-new-source-for-great-reclaimed-furniture-lumber http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117426/my-new-source-for-great-reclaimed-furniture-lumber My New Source for Great Reclaimed Furniture Lumber Posted by Ed_Pirnik
Renovation work leads to a nice find in old floor boards ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117426/my-new-source-for-great-reclaimed-furniture-lumber
<![CDATA[UPDATE: Woodcarving Basics by David Sabol]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117078/update-woodcarving-basics-by-david-sabol http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117078/update-woodcarving-basics-by-david-sabol UPDATE: Woodcarving Basics by David Sabol Posted by BetsyE
See who won a copy of Woodcarving Basics ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117078/update-woodcarving-basics-by-david-sabol
<![CDATA[Eye-Catching Upholstery for a Hand-Carved Chippendale Chair]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:12:24 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117250/eye-catching-upholstery-for-a-hand-carved-chippendale-chair http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117250/eye-catching-upholstery-for-a-hand-carved-chippendale-chair Eye-Catching Upholstery for a Hand-Carved Chippendale Chair Posted by Ben_Blackmar
This side chair's slip-seat is upholstered with traditional materials- check out the entire process and see how it was done! ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117250/eye-catching-upholstery-for-a-hand-carved-chippendale-chair
<![CDATA[Not all miters need reinforcement]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:02:51 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117177/not-all-miters-need-reinforcement http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117177/not-all-miters-need-reinforcement 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. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117177/not-all-miters-need-reinforcement
<![CDATA[Simple tip for fast, accurate chair joints]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:07:07 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117143/simple-tip-for-fast-accurate-chair-joints http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117143/simple-tip-for-fast-accurate-chair-joints 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. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117143/simple-tip-for-fast-accurate-chair-joints
<![CDATA[Woodwork On a Car? This Studebaker Fastback Has Jaw-Dropping Wood Grain]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:57:52 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117080/woodwork-on-a-car-this-studebaker-fastback-has-jaw-dropping-wood-grain http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117080/woodwork-on-a-car-this-studebaker-fastback-has-jaw-dropping-wood-grain 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 ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117080/woodwork-on-a-car-this-studebaker-fastback-has-jaw-dropping-wood-grain
<![CDATA[Incredible 18th Century Woodworking]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:43:17 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117074/incredible-18th-century-woodworking http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117074/incredible-18th-century-woodworking Incredible 18th Century Woodworking Posted by Ed_Pirnik
David Roentgen's robot dates to 1784, and it will blow your mind ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117074/incredible-18th-century-woodworking