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 Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:10:11 -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[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[Book and CD Giveaway: Shaker Oval Boxes, Volume 1 by John Wilson]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117326/book-and-cd-giveaway-shaker-oval-boxes-volume-1-by-john-wilson http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117326/book-and-cd-giveaway-shaker-oval-boxes-volume-1-by-john-wilson Book and CD Giveaway: Shaker Oval Boxes, Volume 1 by John Wilson Posted by BetsyE
Leave a comment here for a chance to win a copy of Shaker Oval Boxes ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117326/book-and-cd-giveaway-shaker-oval-boxes-volume-1-by-john-wilson
<![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
<![CDATA[5 Awesome Woodworking Tips and Tricks]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:20:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116905/5-awesome-woodworking-tips-and-tricks http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116905/5-awesome-woodworking-tips-and-tricks 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 ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116905/5-awesome-woodworking-tips-and-tricks
<![CDATA[Hybrid Tool Chest, Part II]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 16:14:58 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116790/hybrid-tool-chest-part-ii http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116790/hybrid-tool-chest-part-ii Hybrid Tool Chest, Part II Posted by DillonRyan
A wedge-driven lid finishes off the exterior of my beginner's toolbox ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116790/hybrid-tool-chest-part-ii
<![CDATA[Would You Drive a Wooden Scooter?]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 15:36:06 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116791/would-you-drive-a-wooden-scooter http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116791/would-you-drive-a-wooden-scooter 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 ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116791/would-you-drive-a-wooden-scooter
<![CDATA[UPDATE: Arts & Crafts Furniture Projects]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116386/update-arts-crafts-furniture-projects http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116386/update-arts-crafts-furniture-projects UPDATE: Arts & Crafts Furniture Projects Posted by BetsyE
See who won a copy of Arts & Crafts Furniture Projects ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116386/update-arts-crafts-furniture-projects
<![CDATA[Installing a Lock on the Whiskey Cabinet]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:45:34 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116634/installing-a-lock-on-the-whiskey-cabinet http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116634/installing-a-lock-on-the-whiskey-cabinet Installing a Lock on the Whiskey Cabinet Posted by Ben_Blackmar
With a router table and some hand tools, Ben Blackmar mortises the brass lock for this small cabinet into the door frame ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116634/installing-a-lock-on-the-whiskey-cabinet
<![CDATA[Reinforce Mortise-and-Tenon Joinery with Square Pegs]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:21:39 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116577/reinforce-mortise-and-tenon-joinery-with-square-pegs http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116577/reinforce-mortise-and-tenon-joinery-with-square-pegs Reinforce Mortise-and-Tenon Joinery with Square Pegs Posted by Ed_Pirnik
Square pegs not only look pretty—they offer a bit of added reinforcement on frame-and-panel doors ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116577/reinforce-mortise-and-tenon-joinery-with-square-pegs
<![CDATA[Mind bending grain wrap for your next box]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:23:07 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116395/mind-bending-grain-wrap-for-your-next-box http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116395/mind-bending-grain-wrap-for-your-next-box Mind bending grain wrap for your next box Posted by MKenney
It's not unusual to use a four corner grain match when making a box. Check out how I created a 12 corner grain match when I made a pair of boxes that sit together on a small tray. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116395/mind-bending-grain-wrap-for-your-next-box