The First Years of Fine Woodworking
A unique magazine started in an attic helps woodworkers share their passion
Discover the rich history behind Fine Woodworking magazine in this narrative article about how the small upstart magazine became an influential resource for hobbyists and professional woodworkers. Written by former editor Jonathan Binzen, this article details the family project that spurred woodworking superstars such as Tage Frid, R. Bruce Hoadley, and others, and created a forum for thousands of untold stories about the craft. It discusses the philosophies of the Roman family, and chronicles the push and pull among readers for content reflecting their varied passions.
From Fine Woodworking #146