How Fine Woodworking influenced generations of woodworkers
An iconic Shaker cabinet gets a face-lift
From flattening to smoothing, the No. 5 can do it all
Tips for tackling big panels and problem parts
The craftsman’s calling card
Seamless boxes from a single block of wood
The right game plan eliminates troublesome vibration and ensures crisp details
Six superb makers from the current bumper crop
It's easier than you think
Veneer over solid staves is the key to success
Some musings of a designer-craftsman-teacher
Creating loose, unregulated appearances with gouges
Discover the beautifully carved and painted details of Michael Cullen's bandsawn boxes
Learn how to apply a classic Shaker finish
Fine Woodworking puts a new spin on a Shaker classic
Learn about modern safety systems included in today’s tablesaws
In Part II of our series, you’ll learn how and why you want to follow power-sanding with a sanding block and finer grits, to get the wood ready for a truly perfect finish.
Wood finishes tend to raise the grain of the wood, lifting tiny whiskers that are rough to the touch. The best way to smooth those fibers back down is wet-sanding.
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