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Make better, faster through-dovetails, with a trick for perfect half-blinds, too
Mira Nakashima carries her father’s legacy forward
Smart base supports a host of essential accessories
Make one in any size while honing your skills
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These tools can be faster and more accurate than machines
Q:Recently I built one of Christian Becksvoort’s Shaker tables ("Shaker Classic, 2 Ways," FWW #210). Unfortunately, when I clamped on the drawer runners and kickers, they slid around in the…
Q:What’s the best way to chamfer end grain with a block plane? My edges look torn out and uneven. Don Riley, Missoula, MT A: Aim for an even facet on…
Q:I veneered the curved pieces of my serpentine sideboard with hide glue. Can I use a waterbased dye on it? I’ve heard that it can make the veneer bubble up.…
Solid, kerf-bent core can be tapered, too
Take a detailed look at the anatomy of Robert Erickson's comfortable, weatherproof Adirondack chair.
See how chair maker Robert Erickson took the traditional Adirondack chair in a bold new direction.
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