Yearly Archives: 2012

HAPPY CHRISTMAS

A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO ALL WORLD WIDE WHO SEE MY WORK AND TO ALL PET LOVERS WORLD WIDE …  REMEMBER A PET IS FOR LIFE NOT JUST FOR CHRISTMAS ????? 

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Thank You (& Now I Need Help)!

Overwhelmed by the many kind and encouraging responses to my new position, “I can no other answer make but thanks/And thanks, and ever thanks.” (And thanks, too, for an excellent excuse for a wee bit of Shakespeare.) And now I ask your help…so that I needn’t to do my former and current jobs simultaneously....

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The Other Arts & Crafts

It’s difficult to have a serious conversation about the American Arts & Crafts movement without using the “S” word – Stickley, of course. The iconic, rectilinear and medieval forms of Gustav(e) Stickley, his brothers and the other designers he employed are the nouns and verbs of the Arts & Crafts language – oak, leather, quartersawn,...

Megan is the one in the middle, without facial hair (with Roy Underhill and Peter Follansbee). Photo by Mike Onifrey.

Popular Woodworking’s New Editor

  Like many of you, I was sorry to see Matthew Teague step down as editor of Popular Woodworking, but I’m pleased to announce we’ve found the perfect replacement in someone you know. Megan Fitzpatrick, our executive editor, will be taking over this key position and her promotion is certainly well-deserved. Over the past...

YULE TIDE LOG CAKE ????

With left over materials plus a few wood shaving plus a log and  some painters mate and silicone plus half a tin of chocolate paint..Imagination is all you need . Looks edible but its not alas its just timber ..

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Add a PopWood Digital Sub to Your Print Sub for $10

I don’t know how I missed this! We’ve updated the “FAQs” on our (DRM-free) digital subscriptions, and someone snuck in a new (and long-awaited) question and answer: “Q:  I already subscribe to Popular Woodworking.  Can I add a digital subscription? A: If you are a current subscriber, you can add a digital subscription for...

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Changes at ‘Popular Woodworking Magazine’

The April 2013 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine, which we are currently in the process of editing, will be the last with me at the helm.  Working at Popular Woodworking Magazine and becoming a part of the tight-knit community that revolves around it has been an honor for me. But, alas, I have decided to...

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Handmade Nails for Your Finest Work

I bought a box of 1,600 pneumatic nails about two presidential administrations ago that cost about a half penny each (yes, I know I overpaid). So why in the world would I buy a box of 40 nails for – cough – $1.50 each? Easy. Hardware is as important to me as every other...