- Distinctive Box Details
Box design is largely in the details: a finely shaped pull, some whimsical feet, and elegant set of dividers. Each box is an opportunity to use these details to ...
- How to Sculpt a Contemporary Piece
Learn how to shape curved chair parts that are attractive and comfortable. Danny Kamerath breaks his technique down to three steps: rough out the shape at the bandsaw, ...
- Level Big Slabs in No Time Flat
This shopmade router jig, designed by NBC sitcom star Nick Offerman, levels thick slabs to create Nakashima-style tabletops and other unique pieces. The heart of ...
- Lively Bases for Live-Edged Tables
Geoffrey Warner was inspired by Nakashima when he started designing live-edge tabletops, but he has moved in a different direction with his curvy bases. Employing ...
- Q & A: Make a Stronger Shiplapped Back
- Sturdy Yet Sprightly Base for a Thick Top
- Frame-and-Panel Doors Made Easier
A pro's tips for building, fitting, and hanging a traditional door
- Cope-and-Stick Tricks
Learn the secret to using rail-and-stile router bits to create raised-panel doors without accumulating a pile of sawdust and test cuts in the process. Richard Babbitt ...
- How to Break an Edge
How you break the edges can make or break your projects
- Persuit of Perfection
Peter Shepard has been designing and building furniture full time ever since he quit his job as a book editor to study the craft at the North Bennet Street School. ...
- Take the Edge Off
Set your furniture apart from the mainstream with one of the most fundamental tasks in woodworking: breaking edges. Basic milling and surface preparation are important, ...
- Your First Guitar
If you've never tried building a guitar, consider a kit. You'll get the challenge of building a beautiful instrument without needing specialized tools and equipment, ...
- Video: How to Build a Solid Humidor
It takes more than just a supply of Spanish cedar to construct a well-built humidor.
- Video: Simple Cope and Stick Doors
Learn how to build simple, beautiful cope and stick doors that stand up to heavy use.
- Video: Fast Fix: Leg Tapering Jig
Learn how to build a jig for safe and simple tapered legs