Mockup leads to a masterful piece
With practice, and these tips from Curtis Buchanan, using the shaving horse will become second nature
A live edge and nontraditional joinery revamp a traditional form
Models tested include the Leigh D4R Pro, Leigh Super 18, Porter-Cable 4212, Fast -Joint Precision Joinery System, Leigh RTJ400, MLCS Master Joinery Set, and Rockler Complete
This simple, elegant shaving horse is a hybrid of two designs by two of Tim Manney’s mentors, Curtis Buchanan and Carl Swensson
Derived from Chinese casework, this frame-and-panel approach combines the best attributes of a solid plank door and a traditional frame-and-panel
A well-engineered pocket guarantees that a drawer will run true in all seasons
Tasteful moldings and turned feet add quiet style to a sturdy dovetailed case
Osmo Polyx-Oil is easy to use, durable, non-toxic, easy to repair, and easy on the environment. Marcus Soto uses it for much of his furniture. His technique starts with a…
A common motif in Federal furniture, the inlaid shaded fan is not difficult to make. Bob Van Dyke demonstrates how to make a five-segmented quarter fan inlay.
Innovative pulls and panels
In this video, FWW editor Tom McKenna shows you a magnetic stop block that is placed against the fence making safe crosscuts faster and easier
Mike Korsak takes you through is design process for one of his newest pieces, a case on stand, En Pointe
Andrew Hunter learned his ultrastrong, rigid frame-and- panel construction from studying the work of Chinese cabinetmakers, who’ve been using it for centuries. In this video, watch Hunter demonstrate some other amazing interlocking joinery.
Ever wonder how much work it is to curate a new woodworking show? Ask Abraham Tesser
Steve Latta introduces you to the period elements of this Federal Side Table. From the cock beading and stringing on the drawer, to the shopmade banding on the legs and…
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