On the Level: Two Magazines, One Mission

By Christopher Schwarz
Page: 8

From the April 2010 issue #182
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In my 13 years with this magazine, I’ve never written about the magazine itself. You’ve never had to hear about how we tweak the fonts, leading and kerning to spiff up our look. All that rubbish is inside baseball in my book. This is a woodworking magazine, and you pay me to write about woodworking.

But this issues features changes that are so radical that I’d like to take a few minutes to explain them. If you’d like to turn the page and get to the woodworking stuff, I totally understand.

For those of you still with us, here’s the deal: Starting wth this issue, we’ve combined Popular Woodworking and Woodworking Magazine into the publication you are holding. It might look like we’ve just closed one magazine but that’s not right. Read on.


From the April 2010 issue #182
Buy this issue now