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 Sun, 01 Feb 2015 13:55:12 -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[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[Book Giveaway: Arts & Crafts Furniture Projects]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116386/book-giveaway-arts-crafts-furniture-projects http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116386/book-giveaway-arts-crafts-furniture-projects Book Giveaway: Arts & Crafts Furniture Projects Posted by BetsyE
Leave a comment here for a chance to win a copy of Arts & Crafts Furniture Projects ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/116386/book-giveaway-arts-crafts-furniture-projects
<![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[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
<![CDATA[How to cut stopped dadoes with a router table]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:05:47 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/113904/how-to-cut-stopped-dadoes-with-a-router-table http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/113904/how-to-cut-stopped-dadoes-with-a-router-table How to cut stopped dadoes with a router table Posted by MKenney
Here's how to rout stopped dadoes in small cabinet parts with a router table. This technique produces dadoes that are square to the front and back edges of the cabinet, and align perfectly with one another. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/113904/how-to-cut-stopped-dadoes-with-a-router-table
<![CDATA[Radical Conversions: Creating Woodshops in Surprising Spaces]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:50:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/114434/radical-conversions-creating-woodshops-in-surprising-spaces http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/114434/radical-conversions-creating-woodshops-in-surprising-spaces Radical Conversions: Creating Woodshops in Surprising Spaces Posted by JonBinzen
Fleshing out both the back cover and the shop gallery in 2014's Tools and Shops issue, this audio slideshow presents scores of photos of eight shops built in unexpected places. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/114434/radical-conversions-creating-woodshops-in-surprising-spaces
<![CDATA[UPDATE: Weekend Woodturning Projects: 25 Simple projects for the home by Mark Baker]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/114519/update-weekend-woodturning-projects-25-simple-projects-for-the-home-by-mark-baker http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/114519/update-weekend-woodturning-projects-25-simple-projects-for-the-home-by-mark-baker UPDATE: Weekend Woodturning Projects: 25 Simple projects for the home by Mark Baker Posted by BetsyE
See who won a copy of Weekend Woodturning Projects ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/114519/update-weekend-woodturning-projects-25-simple-projects-for-the-home-by-mark-baker
<![CDATA[Ingenious Low-Tech Glue Pot]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:50:19 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/114521/ingenious-low-tech-glue-pot http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/114521/ingenious-low-tech-glue-pot Ingenious Low-Tech Glue Pot Posted by AsaC
Furniture master Tim Rousseau loves Old Brown Glue, a liquid form of hide glue, and has found the perfect way to keep at just the right temperature for spreading. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/114521/ingenious-low-tech-glue-pot
<![CDATA[A road trip pays off with nice lumber]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 11:17:13 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/114496/a-road-trip-pays-off-with-nice-lumber http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/114496/a-road-trip-pays-off-with-nice-lumber A road trip pays off with nice lumber Posted by MPekovich
A recent commission was a great excuse to hit the road to search out some awesome lumber. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/114496/a-road-trip-pays-off-with-nice-lumber
<![CDATA[Woodworking Students Win Big]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/114487/woodworking-students-win-big http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/114487/woodworking-students-win-big Woodworking Students Win Big Posted by BetsyE
Recent student scholarship competiton reveals great talent ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/114487/woodworking-students-win-big