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 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:47:37 -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[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[Book Giveaway: Woodcarving Basics by David Sabol]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117078/book-giveaway-woodcarving-basics-by-david-sabol http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117078/book-giveaway-woodcarving-basics-by-david-sabol Book Giveaway: Woodcarving Basics by David Sabol Posted by BetsyE
Leave a comment here for a chance to win a copy of Woodcarving Basics ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/117078/book-giveaway-woodcarving-basics-by-david-sabol
<![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[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[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
<![CDATA[UPDATE: Furniture Design & Construction by Graham Blackburn]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115925/update-furniture-design-construction-by-graham-blackburn http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115925/update-furniture-design-construction-by-graham-blackburn UPDATE: Furniture Design & Construction by Graham Blackburn Posted by BetsyE
See who won a copy of Furniture Design & Construction ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115925/update-furniture-design-construction-by-graham-blackburn
<![CDATA[UPDATE: Making Frame and Panel Doors by Hendrik Varju]]> Sat, 10 Jan 2015 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115731/update-making-frame-and-panel-doors-by-hendrik-varju http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115731/update-making-frame-and-panel-doors-by-hendrik-varju UPDATE: Making Frame and Panel Doors by Hendrik Varju Posted by BetsyE
Check out the winner's review of Making Frame and Panel Doors ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115731/update-making-frame-and-panel-doors-by-hendrik-varju
<![CDATA[Join Us in Colonial Williamsburg]]> Wed, 07 Jan 2015 13:31:55 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116142/join-us-in-colonial-williamsburg http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116142/join-us-in-colonial-williamsburg Join Us in Colonial Williamsburg Posted by Ed_Pirnik
18th-century desk forms take center stage at the 17th annual Working Wood in the 18th Century conference ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116142/join-us-in-colonial-williamsburg
<![CDATA[Sometimes hand tools cut the joint faster and easier]]> Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:38:07 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115927/sometimes-hand-tools-cut-the-joint-faster-and-easier http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115927/sometimes-hand-tools-cut-the-joint-faster-and-easier Sometimes hand tools cut the joint faster and easier Posted by MKenney
Power tools and machines are fast and accurate, but they don't always beat hand tools. A set of dadoes needed for a small shelf is a good example of when to pull out the hand tools for joinery. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115927/sometimes-hand-tools-cut-the-joint-faster-and-easier
<![CDATA[How to make a living building furniture]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:50:10 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115879/how-to-make-a-living-building-furniture http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115879/how-to-make-a-living-building-furniture How to make a living building furniture Posted by AsaC
I've met a lot of pro woodworkers during my 15 years at FWW, enough to know that is it not an easy way to make a living. Changing your mentality from hobbyist to a pro is the key. This guide, from a successful furniture maker in the Pacific Northwest, is one of the best I've read. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115879/how-to-make-a-living-building-furniture
<![CDATA[$73 jig changes tablesaw joinery]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:17:56 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115869/73-jig-changes-tablesaw-joinery http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115869/73-jig-changes-tablesaw-joinery $73 jig changes tablesaw joinery Posted by AsaC
A small tool company is offering a simple setup tool that will revolutionize tablesaw joinery of all kinds--from grooves and dadoes to drawer joinery. And it couldn't be easier to use. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115869/73-jig-changes-tablesaw-joinery
<![CDATA[Cabinetry Contest Winners Announced]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 10:05:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115494/cabinetry-contest-winners-announced http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115494/cabinetry-contest-winners-announced Cabinetry Contest Winners Announced Posted by FineWoodworkingEditors
The votes are in for the two top cabinets in our recent gallery challenge ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115494/cabinetry-contest-winners-announced
<![CDATA[Update: The Handmade Skateboard by Matt Berger]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115374/update-the-handmade-skateboard-by-matt-berger http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115374/update-the-handmade-skateboard-by-matt-berger Update: The Handmade Skateboard by Matt Berger Posted by BetsyE
See who won a copy of The Handmade Skateboard ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115374/update-the-handmade-skateboard-by-matt-berger
<![CDATA[Tenon jig for the miter gauge]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:31:16 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115232/tenon-jig-for-the-miter-gauge http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115232/tenon-jig-for-the-miter-gauge Tenon jig for the miter gauge Posted by MKenney
This tenoning jig, which clamps to my miter gauge fence, was dead simple and fast to make. It works great. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115232/tenon-jig-for-the-miter-gauge
<![CDATA[Natural-edge cutting board]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:58:51 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115200/natural-edge-cutting-board http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115200/natural-edge-cutting-board Natural-edge cutting board Posted by jtetreault
Here's a quick project that's great to get started in woodworking. These cutting boards make great gifts and they're fun to make. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/115200/natural-edge-cutting-board
<![CDATA[UPDATE: Making Drawers by Hendrik Varju]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/114877/update-making-drawers-by-hendrik-varju http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/114877/update-making-drawers-by-hendrik-varju UPDATE: Making Drawers by Hendrik Varju Posted by BetsyE
See who won a copy of Making Drawers ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/114877/update-making-drawers-by-hendrik-varju
<![CDATA[Free Book Download and New Gallery Contest]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 13:10:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/114702/free-book-download-and-new-gallery-contest http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/114702/free-book-download-and-new-gallery-contest Free Book Download and New Gallery Contest Posted by FineWoodworkingEditors
Download a free chapter from the Pocket Hole Joinery book and learn how to enter our latest gallery challenge! ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/114702/free-book-download-and-new-gallery-contest