August 7, 2012
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
September 1, 2007
Hollow, quartersawn columns and traditional inlay elevate an easy project
March 1, 2007
An updated version of an Arts and Crafts classic. Read how the author builds it, watch a video of his technique for cutting through-mortises with no tearout, and order complete project plans.
January 5, 2007
Online calculator determines thickness and length to prevent shelves from sagging
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