Learn to taper sliding dovetails for an easier glue-up
Power tools speed the process, banding adds style
Follow your imagination but don't lose sight of safety
A fast, flawless, finish costs less than you think
Straightforward joints, graceful curves, and a woven cord seat
Time-honored tool is still first choice for a variety of shop tasks
This powerful 3D drawing program is easy to use-and it's free
Two varieties differ in pore size, leaf shape, and clearly wood color
This quick and durable finish is a perfect fit for an everyday bookcase
Find out which products snagged our attention at the 2007 AWFS Fair
Gramercy Tools’ new ox-hair brushes lay down smooth, even coats
Inexpensive foldaway booth lets you safely spray indoors.
Winners will be chosen at big IWF trade show in 2008
Demonstrating hand tool skills in Philadelphia, Oct. 12 and 13
When you're ready to hang out your own shingle, follow these hard-won lessons from a successful custom furniture-maker
Wall racks are the clear favorite, but readers have many ways to keep their wood organized
After a bankruptcy, classes are in full swing at this Canadian woodworking school
A tongue-in-groove--make that tongue-in-cheek--explanation of how to create and hang a wall cabinet.
In the first of our 8-question series on handplanes, Philip C. Lowe, the award-winning furniture-maker and teacher, discusses the basic planes for any shop
In the second of our series, an award-winning furniture-maker shows how to buy, sharpen, and use antique molding planes
In the third of our 8-question series on handplanes, an award-winning furniture-maker and teacher discusses blade angles and sharpening
In the fourth of our 8-question series on handplanes, an award-winning furniture-maker and teacher discusses how to repair a damaged sole
In the fifth of our 8-question series on handplanes, an award-winning furniture-maker and teacher discusses setting the blade for the most effective cutting
In the seventh of our 8-question series on handplanes, an award-winning furniture-maker and teacher explains how to prevent a scraper plane from chattering
In the last of our 8-question series on handplanes, an award-winning furniture-maker and teacher shows how to level a wide board by hand
A complete overview on choosing the right drill bit and drilling accurate holes
Expert techniques to make a planer cut safely and smoothly while avoiding snipe and tearout
A step-by-step guide to tuning and sharpening this versatile smoothing tool.
Smart techniques for using this essential smoothing tool
Build a simple but sturdy outfeed table, and learn important safety tips
An exclusive video tour of a turning shop largely unchanged since its founding in 1863, now the subject of a campaign to keep it from urban developers.
A rolling cart features a downdraft table and shop vacs to collect the dust
Hear how a railway baggage wagon inspired the design of a massive rolling cart for Mrs. Wood Butcher's herb garden
Combine a 5-minute epoxy and black pigment to make a natural-looking filler
Learn how to use a handplane to smooth highly figured woods in the sixth of our 8-question series on handplanes
Q:Is it possible to get further details about the sheet-goods rack shown in “Choosing and Using Casters” (FWW #190, pp. 76-81)? The article shows how to make the platform base.…
Q:David Heim’s article (FWW #189) on shop noise gives figures on noise levels for various tools and noise reduction by several types of earplugs and muffs. How do I determine…
Q:I’m a novice at cutting dovetails and can get them only to the point of a rough fit. My problem is in cutting away the waste between both the tails…
Gary Rogowski shares tips on cutting edge profiles and curves, and techniques and jigs for straight cuts.
Learn essential carving skills with this classic ornament
Know the science and make smarter choices
The simple, elegant lines of Adrian Ferrazzutti’s modern chair belie complex construction requiring an array of planing and belt-sanding jigs
First in a three-part video series. See the finished bench and watch how the weaving begins.
Evenly spaced pairs of cord create a foundation for the final weaving. Second in a three-part video series
Long strands woven side to side complete this distinctive seat. Third in a three-part video series
Presents for spouses and kids take a backseat to house gifts, according to the latest Knots poll
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