Ben Brunick takes a look at these contortionist sanding sheets
Chris creates the crown molding in two separate profiles, using a beading plane and molding plane with a cove astragal profile
Seán Breen demonstrates, with this kid-friendly project, how to make wonderful ornaments out of something most of us throw away
Mike and Ben talk with Bob Van Dyke about stropping, acclimating wood, jointer safety, glue ups, and their all-time favorite techniques
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
Using only hand tools, Chris Gochnour builds a Shaker classic that is as solidly constructed as it is beautiful.
A router in a table is often simpler and more stable to use than a handheld router. Whether you choose a basic MDF square with a router attached to it…
Learn the basics of how to veneer wood in this three-part video series, including softening and rough-cutting veneer, laying out veneer patterns with mirrors, and sawing, steaming, and gluing up…
With a stout base, thick top, and abundant tool storage, this is one bench you’ll never outgrow
Learn the basics of woodturning by crafting five unique projects
Michael Pekovich demonstrates advanced grain matching and milling techniques while building a beautiful side table from a single cherry board in this Video Workshop series.
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In this episode, Chris finesses the molding perfectly into place using a miter box and a 45-degree shooting board
In this episode, Chris assembles the face frame with drawbored pins and glues it to the case
Drain cleaner, roofing tar, and shellac team up for a foolproof finish
Explore the magic of wet-dry joinery by making shrink pots with Maine woodworker Danielle Rose Byrd.
Danielle Rose Byrd creates a shrink pot from start to finish and explains the process along the way
Tom McLaughlin builds a comfortable, contemporary take on the backyard classic
In this episode, Chris hand cuts the face frame tenons with a tenon saw and then uses handplanes to fit it to the mortise
In this episode, Chris creates the faceframe mortises, using a mortice gauge, auger, and a mortise chisel
In this episode, Chris uses a match plane to create the tongue and grooved backboards
We test the Grizzly G0495X, Jet JWJ-8HH, Laguna MJOIN8012-0130, Laguna MJOIN8020-0130, Oliver 4230, Powermatic PJ-882HH, and Rikon 20-108H.
In this episode, Chris uses a coping saw and spokeshaves to create the coved feet
In this episode, Chris fits the dovetails together, after using a rabbet plane and shoulder plane to create the rabbets in the back of the case
In this episode, Chris moves on to the pin board and finishes the bulk of the dovetail work
In this episode, Chris takes on the through dovetails on the top of the case, starting with the tail board, and of course, all with hand tools
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