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Furniture Construction

  • Fast Fix: Make Your Own Plywood EdgingVideo: Fast Fix: Make Your Own Plywood Edging

    with Thomas McKenna

    Learn how to cut your own plywood edging for perfect grain and color matches.

  • Correct a Wobbly ChairQ & A: Correct a Wobbly Chair

    by Michael C. Fortune

  • Curved Moldings on the Router TableCurved Moldings on the Router Table

    by W. Mickey Callahan

    You need to make curved molding, but you don't have the time or inclination to do the whole job by hand with carving gouges, and you don't have the money or desire ...

  • How To Get Parallel Lines on Curved PiecesHow To Get Parallel Lines on Curved Pieces

    by W. Mickey Callahan

    Learn an easy method for drawing parallel curved lines

  • All-Wood Drawer SlidesAll-Wood Drawer Slides

    by Rob Hare

    These drawer slides support a drawer when it is pulled completely out of the case, and they are attractive and fit well with the look of fine furniture. Using this ...

  • How to Handle Cross-Grain VeneerQ & A: How to Handle Cross-Grain Veneer

    by David Welter

  • Refined Over TimeRefined Over Time

    by Jonathan Binzen

    A few years after dropping out of college, John Reed Fox was working as an auto mechanic in Boston and spending his lunch hours browsing in a bookstore. That’s ...

  • Tips For Square Glue-UpsTips For Square Glue-Ups

    by Steve Latta

    There's no need for your glue-ups to be frantic and desperate; that's what leads to open joints and out-of-square assemblies. Simply follow these basic steps before ...

  • Fast Fix: Build a Spring-Loaded Drawer StopVideo: Fast Fix: Build a Spring-Loaded Drawer Stop

    with Ed Pirnik

    Learn how to build a wooden drawer stop that keeps toddlers safe without the hassle of a mortised locked set

  • Glass Doors Made EasyGlass Doors Made Easy

    by Doug Stowe

    Glass doors are great for kitchen cabinets, display cabinets, enclosed bookshelves, and any other project where you want the objects inside to be seen. But conventional ...

  • The Best Woodworker You've Never Heard ofThe Best Woodworker You've Never Heard of

    by Jonathan Binzen

    In the course of his 50-year career, Jere Osgood has quietly pushed the boundaries of innovation in terms of furniture making style and structure. His work is featured ...

  • Water TableWater Table

    by Jonathan Binzen

    For Jere Osgood, design begins outdoors. He fills his sketchbooks with lines and shapes that catch his eye as he walks the woods around his home and workshop in ...

  • Whimsical table, serious structureWhimsical table, serious structure

    by Jonathan Binzen

    Jere Osgood describes his Wave table, with its curves and contours imitating ocean waves and its legs inspired by reeds, as “metaphorical furniture.” But there’s ...

  • 4 Steps to a Sweet-Fitting Drawer4 Steps to a Sweet-Fitting Drawer

    by Rob Porcaro

    This step-by-step procedure for fitting a drawer comes from Rob Porcaro's years of experience making furniture. The key is that it does not compound errors as you ...

  • Curved Door with Flat Glass PlanesCurved Door with Flat Glass Planes

    by Clark Kellogg

    A curved or bow-front feature gives a sophisticated look to a cabinet, but curved glass is expensive. A good compromise is to set straight panes of glass into curved ...

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