Online extras from FWW issue #280 Video: Creating Stamped Patterns in Wood Tim Coleman shows some of his early pattern work made entirely with letter stamps, as well as…
Rollie Johnson takes the Shaper Origin, a handheld CNC machine, for a test-drive, creating dovetailed keys, inlaying signatures, and even fitting finicky hinges.
Tom McLaughlin discusses the tape measure, rules, and squares he uses every day in the shop.
Tom McLaughlin discusses the marking knives, gauges, pens, and pencils he uses every day in the shop.
A twist on the Stickley style, Mike Pekovich's arched table features a dovetailed drawer box supported by a trestle base, tapered legs, and drawbored tenons.
Mike Pekovich demonstrates how you can accurately and consistently taper parts on the jointer.
Mike Korsak uses a series of jigs to produce faceted drawer pulls that are made almost exclusively with machines.
With its roots in a classic three-slat design, Tim Manney's modern ladderback is built from straight-grained maple with turned legs.
Step away from the tablesaw. Brian Boggs argues that his bandsawn bridle joints are simpler, more efficient, and can be cut entirely without layout.
Chris Solar makes a strong geometric pattern more dramatic by outlining parquetry panels with colored epoxy resin.
Former Krenov School instructor David Welter demonstrates how to make a wooden spokeshave that will quickly become one of your favorite hand tools.
Most of the lessons learned in shop class years ago are still shaping Walter Sivigny's work habits today.
A reader's technique for making through-tenons that fit without a lot of paring.
Monkey Hooks and Gorilla Hooks are an easy way to hang shelving, pictures, and other wall art using pocket holes in the back of the frame.
Make a chisel plane using a sharp chisel or plane iron in a honing guide.
Keep bags of dust organized by wood species so you can fill gaps and make repairs.
Sometimes the best drill bit is a router bit.
Tables give guidelines when you're mixing shellac in small portions
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