I met Evan Court last month at CraftBoston, where he was representing the North Bennet Street School as one of the students in their furniture-making program. Here’s a brief and informal introduction for you – Evan’s latest work, a great sideboard that was on display at the show: But what I really want to tell … Read more
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While walking around Pasadena after the Woodworking in America event last Sunday it was hot out – almost 90 degrees. But sure enough, some store windows I passed were already hinting at the coming holiday season. That hint became more a reality when I got to the office on Tuesday and found the Lee Valley … Read more
If you’ve been reading Popular Woodworking Magazine for more than a decade, two “new” products won’t be new to you: “Workbenches & Toolboxes” and “Great American Furniture.” Both are “SIPs” (special-interest publications) that we offered only on newsstands, before I joined the PWM staff (so they’re really old). But they’re chock-full of great information, and … Read more
It is with great pride that I introduce myself as the newest member of the Popular Woodworking Magazine team. As the Online Community Editor, I will be your contact for all things web and eMedia. Have a question about the web site or our digital content? Just ask me! A little bit of background: I … Read more
Welcome to the special Members Only section of www.popularwoodworking.com. Here you’ll have access to all of our free downloads, including woodworking plans for furniture, jigs, shop projects and more, plus our archive of SketchUp models that allow you to simulate a piece from all angles. Members also have access to special deals from www.shopwoodworking.com, including … Read more
Since the recent upgrade to our website, we’ve been working away at improving the section of our site devoted to using Google SketchUp. It has been a big job, and the reason for that is the depth and breadth of what we have online-more than 200 SketchUp models that are available for free, and many … Read more
This is a model of a multi-purpose bench hook that was the “Tricks of the Trade” winner in the June 2011 issue. Read more