December 1, 1976
The fundamental considerations
The balance between structure and tone
October 1, 1976
The problems of a difficult pair
Observations of a master turner
No need for a "carving set"
August 1, 1976
A look at this fundamental material
In this classic from the archives, legendary furniture maker and teacher Tage Frid explains how to choose and make the basic mortise-and-tenon joint.
Turn unseasoned wood, dry it, then turn again
April 1, 1976
In this classic article from 1976, Alphonse Mattia explains how to cut through and half-blind dovetails by hand; not much has changed!
Somebody forgot that wood always moves
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