Guy Dunlap is experimenting with the metric system, but like many before him, he's discovering that it might be all or nothing.
A proper Arts and Crafts finish doesn’t come from a single bottle. Instead, it builds up, becoming richer and more complex with each layer. For more on Tom McLaughlin's Arts…
There are many techniques for removing a box lid, but Bob Van Dyke likes to cut through each wall completely in one pass using the tablesaw.
Nano Hone lapping plates feature raised abrasive elements that speed the flattening process by increasing the edges in contact with the waterstone.
Using only hand tools, Chris Gochnour builds a Shaker classic that is as solidly constructed as it is beautiful.
How to Use a Router Table A router in a table is often simpler and more stable to use than a handheld router. Whether you choose a basic MDF square…
A well-tuned machine makes woodworking safer and more accurate, and makes your shop time more enjoyable
Upholstery might seem intimidating at first, but making a comfortable seat cushion is well within the skillset of any woodworker. In this video series, upholsterer Michael Mascelli takes you through…
Using tools usually relegated to firewood preparation, David Fisher starts with a log and turns it into a bowl that's refined and beautiful. Known as one of the masters of…
Modeled after a Stickley bed, Kevin Rodel’s version features a Glasgow-style inlay, pierced carving, and tapered posts
For many, the North Bennet Street School toolbox serves as a badge of honor, but for the instructors at the school, the toolbox is an important teaching tool that covers…
Nothing exemplifies the quality of an accomplished and experienced woodworker better than the full command of handplanes. In this online video class, teacher and furniture maker Mike Pekovich leads you…
Watch as Michael Cullen shows you how to build his bandsawn boxes that are quick to make, requiring no measuring, no joinery, and almost no planning.
Watch as master furniture maker Kevin Rodel shows you how to build his elegant interpretation on a classic Limbert design.
Scrap the legs and learn to build a pedestal dining table that's just as strong
Learn how to build a Queen Anne Lowboy and earn your stripes as a period furniture maker
Welcome to the online series “Getting Started in Woodworking,” a multi-step program designed to guide you through the basics of woodworking and furniture making. No matter what drew you to…
Tim Rousseau’s modern desk might look simple, but a lot goes into making such an elegant piece. While Tim tackles this project with a pro’s perspective using tools found in…
If you're like Anissa and Ben, and have little to no experience turning, David Douyard will give you the knowledge and confidence to head out to the shop and give…
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In this video, contributing editor Michael Fortune will show you how to reinforce materials with epoxy to toughen up your screw joints.
Chris Becksvoort builds a Shaker classic with minimal materials
It could be said I got my start in woodworking when I took my first class at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in 1997. But the truth of it is…
Mike Korsak demonstrates his technique using a two-part bending form and shopmade bead stock from six layers of rosewood veneer
Andrew Hunter demonstrates how to cut a scarf joint using hand tools
Thin layers of dye, glazes, and sealers create an aged Arts and Crafts look
Brian Boggs, a virtuoso of bending wood, explains the basics and far beyond
Drawing from his experience as a chair maker, Elia Bizzarri made his one-of-a-kind table light, strong, and graceful
In the late 1980s, I found myself among the crowded bookshelves and narrow aisles of what was at the time Salt Lake City’s most iconic bookstore, the Cosmic Aeroplane. An…
Learning to use a Japanese plane takes time and dedication, but as Andrew Hunter demonstrates, the reward of the shimmering surface it leaves is well worth it
Tim Rousseau takes on the first glue-up of the modern desk build, covering surface preparation and the custom cauls that make things go smoothly
In this episode, Tim Rousseau discusses why he chose the joinery used in his desk, and heads back to the shaper and tablesaw to shape and contour the last of the desk components
In this episode, Tim adds a tenon to the desktop with a tool most often found in pro shops, the shaper
It may be noisy. It may be dusty. But in a pro shop like Chris Becksvoort's, where time is money, it's hard to beat the belt sander for producing great results quickly.
In this episode, Tim creates the stretchers that connect the two side assemblies
In this video, Michael takes you through his design process step by step, sharing his tips for drawing and brainstorming along the way
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