August 7, 2012
Watch how Lowe assembles the basic case using glue and screws
Watch how to shape the parts of the base and attach them to the case
Learn how to make mitered joints fit together without gaps
Lowe demonstrates how to attach the top and the back panel
Watch how to cut a cove on the tablesaw and round over a curve with planes and scrapers
See how to cut curves on the bandsaw and miter the feet
Learn about basic choices for staining and protecting the bookcase
September 26, 2008
Wedged tenons and clean lines define this oak original. You cut the through mortises with a plunge router and template. Get step-by-step instructions and download the plan.
May 22, 2008
Sliding dovetails join the shelves to the curved, tapered sides. Building this piece will let you hone your skills with a bandsaw and router. Get step-by-step instructions and a free project plan.
November 1, 2007
Learn to taper sliding dovetails for an easier glue-up
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