Copyright (c) 2015 en-us Fine Woodworking - "GlueTube" blog entries Fine Woodworking - "GlueTube" blog entries Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:31:35 -0500 Fine Woodworking - "GlueTube" blog entries Fine Woodworking - "GlueTube" blog entries <![CDATA[The Funeral Chair Part Two: Preparing the Stock]]> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 10:44:38 -0500 The Funeral Chair Part Two: Preparing the Stock Posted by fidgen
The second video installment for the funeral chair project from my new book- The Unplugged Woodshop. ]]>
<![CDATA[MIT Students and Professor Invent Handheld CNC Router System]]> Thu, 09 Aug 2012 09:19:16 -0500 MIT Students and Professor Invent Handheld CNC Router System Posted by Tom
Could this device change the future of woodworking? ]]>
<![CDATA[Armless Carpenter Turns to his Feet]]> Fri, 04 May 2012 08:15:00 -0500 Armless Carpenter Turns to his Feet Posted by Tom
Handless woodworker in Ethiopia earns a living despite his setback ]]>
<![CDATA[Project Recap: From Log to Table]]> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 13:55:51 -0500 Project Recap: From Log to Table Posted by davemoore
St. Louis furniture maker David Moore fast forwards through a year of his projects, focusing on a sycamore dining table ]]>
<![CDATA[Building a secretary desk]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2012 11:19:40 -0500 Building a secretary desk Posted by kenstonge
Video shows handwork involved in building a slant-front secretary desk. ]]>
<![CDATA[Stephen Colbert Takes the Sizzle Out of SawStop]]> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 15:33:17 -0500 Stephen Colbert Takes the Sizzle Out of SawStop Posted by MKenney
The Sawstop controversy has made it to late night television. Noted conservative pundit Stephen Colbert takes on the saw and it's finger hugging inventor, Steve Gass. (Of course, it's all satire, so Colbert is implicitly endorsing the Sawstop.) ]]>
<![CDATA[Speaking of Wood]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2012 13:35:33 -0500 Speaking of Wood Posted by fidgen
Author, musician and custom furniture maker, Tom Fidgen shares his thoughts on working wood at the Unplugged Woodshop. ]]>
<![CDATA[2B or not 2B]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2011 11:14:02 -0500 2B or not 2B Posted by fidgen
Furniture maker Tom Fidgen shares some thoughts about this all to often, overlooked tool in the wood shop. Good design starts right here. ]]>
<![CDATA[the Gorman bench ]]> Tue, 04 Oct 2011 13:03:59 -0500 the Gorman bench Posted by fidgen
This was a custom design I fell into this past summer, 2011. The Gorman bench. Tom Fidgen. The music is something I wrote for the piece. ]]>
<![CDATA[Advanced Stringing Techniques for Spectacular Furniture]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2011 11:03:14 -0500 Advanced Stringing Techniques for Spectacular Furniture Posted by Ed_Pirnik
Learn how to execute seemingly tricky curved stringing for your finest furniture. ]]>
<![CDATA[Framing Franklin]]> Wed, 06 Jul 2011 13:17:04 -0500 Framing Franklin Posted by Ed_Pirnik
Building a 23K gold gilded picture frame befitting of a founding father. ]]>
<![CDATA[Stupefying Engineering in an 18th Century Table]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:45:00 -0500 Stupefying Engineering in an 18th Century Table Posted by Ed_Pirnik
See how an 18th-century French woodworker incorporated a dizzying array of gears and ratchets into a stunning marquetry table. ]]>
<![CDATA[Woodworking Returns to Public Schools]]> Mon, 06 Jun 2011 10:47:38 -0500 Woodworking Returns to Public Schools Posted by Tom
Woodworking attempts a comeback in Boston schools ]]>
<![CDATA[Cheap and Simple Slot Mortiser Plans]]> Tue, 17 May 2011 15:13:39 -0500 Cheap and Simple Slot Mortiser Plans Posted by FineWoodworkingEditors
Take a video tour of furniture maker Greg Paolini's shop-built slot mortiser—then, get the plan! ]]>
<![CDATA[Homemade Slot Mortiser Has all the Right Moves]]> Fri, 11 Mar 2011 14:14:43 -0500 Homemade Slot Mortiser Has all the Right Moves Posted by Ed_Pirnik
This little rig is an example of homespun ingenuity at it's finest. Learn how one woodworker built their own slot mortising machine from scratch! ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: How to Flatten Wide Boards]]> Tue, 08 Mar 2011 05:15:22 -0500 Video: How to Flatten Wide Boards Posted by GEide
St. Louis furniture maker David Moore shows how to flatten wide boards by hand in an informative and inspirational video. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Perfect Winter Woodworking Project: Snowshoes!]]> Tue, 22 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 The Perfect Winter Woodworking Project: Snowshoes! Posted by Tom
Get a glimpse into what it takes to make a traditional pair of wooden snow shoes. ]]>
<![CDATA[Bend a Solid Oak 2x6 on Edge? Yup!]]> Thu, 10 Feb 2011 16:26:22 -0500 Bend a Solid Oak 2x6 on Edge? Yup! Posted by Vlad_S
How do you bend a 6 in. thick piece of solid white oak into a radius of just 30 in. along its axis? I mean, without having it splinter into a million pieces. ]]>
<![CDATA[Praktrik-ally impossible furniture]]> Thu, 10 Feb 2011 15:28:30 -0500 Praktrik-ally impossible furniture Posted by Vlad_S
Designed to puzzle: Bulgarian architect Petar Zaharinov's clever designs range from practical, Danish-style aesthetics to M.C. Escher-like complexity. Plus, they come packaged in their own self-contained shopping baggie. Check out these nifty tables--they might boggle your senses! ]]>
<![CDATA[Bowl Turning Head-to-Head: Man vs. Man+Machine]]> Thu, 06 Jan 2011 16:22:40 -0500 Bowl Turning Head-to-Head: Man vs. Man+Machine Posted by Vlad_S
Who can turn a better and faster bowl, a turner on a treadle or on an electric-powered lathe? The answer might surprise you. ]]>