GEideGina Eide, Newtown
Fine Woodworking staffers are the best. A group pitched in to help a pregnant staffer finish a project so she wouldn't have to worry about the fumes.
At long last, Fine Woodworking finally has some videos available for viewing on the iPad. Check out the list below...
Chris Gochnour takes a second look at WoodRiver block planes, the V3 version. This time, his assessment was chock full of superlatives: “flawlessly made,” “fine machining,” and “great performance.”
St. Louis furniture maker David Moore shows how to flatten wide boards by hand in an informative and inspirational video.
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Learn more about the Arts and Crafts luminary Gustav Stickley by visiting his farmstead in northern New Jersey, Craftsman Farms.
Are you making any shopmade holiday gifts this year?
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The Knots forum is temporarily out of service Friday morning, Nov. 19.
The new Christian Becksvoort lap desk project was only online for a matter of days, when David Heim emailed me with a revamped SketchUp version of the desk. David edited Tim Killen’s brand new...
Help us brain storm... what would woodworking's "reality" tv show look like?
Reviews of episode three of the Rough Cut Woodworking show with Tommy MacDonald. It features Philip C. Lowe of the Furniture Institute of Massachusetts and MacDonald builds a wall cabinet.
I’m sure that you folks have run into sticker shock when talking to clients about pricing. How do you educate your clients to explain why your work can cost so more but is also worth more?
Video of a horizontal mortiser in action by Brian Grella of Garage Woodworks.
Find out where Rough Cut Woodworking with Tommy Mac is playing using our crowd-sourced station locator.
Reviews of episode two of the Rough Cut Woodworking with Tommy Mac PBS show. It features a Shaker-inspired step stool and a trip to meet furniture maker Allan Breed of Maine.
"Kids Making It" program teaches at-risk kids woodworking skills in Wilmington, NC with the help of woodworker and lawyer James Pierce.
So folks, so if you haven’t noticed, we launched this brand-new blog/microsite last week in partnership with CustomMade. It’s dedicated to helping woodworkers sell their workPro...
A video diary from Bill Peck’s workbench class at the Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking. Met woodworkers from three different states (only two non-engineers) and put together this short video report. Get a Bob Van Dyke tip on tapping holes and learn about some of the "challenges" of building a workbench.
In this quick cut video, Bob shares his secret for accurate repeatable cuts--a stop block where you butt the workpiece against a round-head screw for precise measurements. The screw lets you fine tune cuts.
Hand tool guru Matt Kenney demystifies hand planes describing the differences between common varieties (bench, block, smoothing, jack, jointer, and shoulder) and explaining what each is used for. He also gives tips on what planes to buy first.
Download a free plan to make these sturdy sawhorses designed by Joshua Finn. Anyone with a circular saw and power drill can build these versatile supports.
What do you do in your non-woodworking life? For example? What do you listen to? Music? Podcasts? Talk radio?
A Taunton books editor helped compile a list of great books (and DVDs) for getting started in woodworking. What do you think? Any of these your favorites? Any books that you would add?
Watch a video demonstration of how to cut up small parts using a combination of jigs and hand tools.
Find out how woodworkers are using bamboo in furniture pieces and get tips for using this renewable and "green" material.
Tune in for a live video broadcast with Fine Woodworking contributing editors. Christian Becksvoort, Roland Johnson, Garrett Hack, Steve Latta, and Gary Rogowski.
Fine Woodworking launched a brand-new section of its gallery: a digital space reserved solely for shop shots: http://www.finewoodworking.com/shop-tour
A dangerous woodshop gets a cameo on the NBC show Parks and Recreation. The actor Nick Offerman, who plays the plaid-wearing Ron Swanson on the show, is a real-life woodworker.
Ever wonder how some of the woodworking pros got their start in woodworking? Well, during a recent video shoot with Philip C. Lowe of the Furniture Institute of Massachusetts we snagged a bit of time for a Q&A session.
Being a good woodworker doesn't mean you don't avoid mistakes, the key is knowing how to fix them. Find out how Philip C. Lowe of the Furniture Institute of Massachusetts repairs a cabriole leg mistake.
What do you think of the new iPad device? Will you buy it and use it to find woodworking content?
When you head into the woodshop, what’s more important? Getting your work done fast or taking time to "smell the roses" and enjoy the process of woodworking?
Vote in our poll. How do you cut your tenons?
The Knots forum is moving platforms. Here's a spot where cyber-buds can hang out until we flip the switch on the new platform.
What tools are you putting on your holiday wish list this year?
Cutting up plywood is tricky business. Find out how to make it a safer procedure with a tablesaw rip-fence extension. Download the free plan to find out how to make it.
FineWoodworking.com launched a brand-new homepage for Online Members today. It’s designed to help members find out about the benefits of membership. This month Fine Woodworking is offering...
Fine Woodworking is launching a first-of-its kind live streaming video event on Thurs., Nov. 12 at 1:30 p.m. Watch two FW staffers duke it out to see which method is faster for getting a finish-ready surface.
The New Yankee Workshop staring Norm Abram is ending after 21 seasons on PBS according to Patrick Ramirez, a spokesperson for WGBH Boston.
Shopmade presents are the ticket this season to save a dime and show that you do care. Associate editor Matt Kenney came up with the perfect present for his mom this year. It’s an elegant box all made from scraps.
Congratulations to John Kizer who wins the Grand Prize for our Classical Style contest with his Boston Bombe Chest. Michael Henderson’s Newport-Style Bureau wins the runner up prize. These two...
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Download the free plan to make Don Kondra's curved-leg hall table. Also get foolproof tips on drawing smooth curves and find out how to make a simple jig for routing curves.
President Jimmy Carter, a woodworker, turned 85 Oct. 1.
After 10 years... the New Fangled Workbench is as popular as ever. Buy the new SketchUp plan in Fine Woodworking's digital plan store.
A quick call to action: Please vote for us in the Wood Talk Online poll for Favorite Woodworking Magazine Website.
A YouTube video clip of Rockler's new bench cookies in action... a new release by Ralph W. Bagnall of consultingwoodworker.com.
Check out a video of really green woodworking as bodger and TreeWright blogger uses a treadle-powered lathe to turn a spinning top.
Check out footage from the Belt-Sander Races at AWFS.
Check out some of the Wood Whisperer's video clips from the convention-room floor.
Actor Nick Offerman, from the new television show Parks and Recreation, is a woodworker and boat builder.
Woodworking is one of those traditions that’s passed from generation to generation. Do you have any great stories about woodworking with Dad? Or, Dads, how are you passing the craft onto your kids?
A reclaimed sinker cypress garden bench by Clark Kellog, of Houston, Texas, wins the Waste Knot, Want Knot gallery challenge.
What do woodworkers do in the off season? Take our poll.
The Renaissance Woodworker cranked out six safety videos last week. Check them out and watch his "safety dance"... Yikes!
A group of Taunton Press staffers build Kelly Dunton's Arts and Crafts Side Table from FWW #186--a step-by-step photo essay.
In case you hadn’t heard, it’s Safety Week on the World Wide Web. You can never get too many reminders about how to be more cautious in the shop.
Hi folks, Thanks for all the fantastic entries to our A Whole Lotta Shaker Goin' On gallery challenge. It ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on April 29, 2009 (tonight!). We will consider the entries and announce...
FineWoodworking.com was recognized yesterday as an Official Honoree for the Build a Small Cabinet video workshop with Tim Rousseau.
Build a potting bench for yourself or the gardener in your life with step-by-step instructions and a free plan from VegetableGardener.com
Fine Woodworking will announce the winner of the Build Outside the Box gallery challenge at 1 p.m. ET on March 26 in the Editors Mailbox blog
New: Google search on FineWoodworking.com
Tom Selleck and The Daily Show's Jon Stewart on woodworking...
Fine Woodworking will discontinue Ask the Experts in its current format. Instead, it will merge into the Knots forum.
I built this maple stool with help from two Taunton Press staffers, Helen Albert and John Lagan. The design is loosely based on a project in Peter Korn’s Woodworking Basics book. I cutnbspthe...
I crafted this lift-lid box in walnut, cherry, and mahogany with help from a Fine Woodworking editor, Tom Begnal, and inspiration from Doug Stowe. Read about the project in our Editor’s Mailbox...