Author Archives: Ajax Alexandre

About Ajax Alexandre

Ajax Alexandre is the online community editor at Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Two Cherries Skew Bevel Wood Chisels

Here's a great gift idea for the woodworker who has everything – skew chisels! Two Cherries bevel edge chisels with a skew cutting edge for hand controlled paring and other detailed work. The pair contains 2, 12mm tools with right and left angled cutting edge, perfect for trimming slightly protruding dovetails, tenons, dowels, and a...

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Two Cherries Five Small Carving Tools & Leather Pouch

Here's a great gift idea for the beginning wood carver! Have you ever needed a very small carving tool for working in limited access or on very small pieces of work? Finally, Two Cherries has provided the solution! Small octagon handles fit comfortably in the hand, and the balance of handle to blade is perfect.

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Decorative Carving

I’ve been making these wine bottle stoppers as gifts for the holiday season. They are a lot of fun to make on the lathe and it doesn’t take very long to knock a few of them out. I use an electric die grinder with a carbide bit for the decorative carving on the top...

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Woodworking Shaker Furniture Collection

Here is the ultimate gift for the woodworker who appreciates Shaker furniture – at 45 percent off! Click here to buy The Shaker Collection now! The clean lines and timeless design of Shaker furniture make it easy to integrate into any home, and the solid joinery means your work will last a lifetime ­...

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The New Traditional Woodworker

Here’s a gift idea that every woodworker will appreciate. On sale, saving you 34 percent!   Working Wood, Not Machining It If you’re more interested in working with wood rather than machining it, you will be relieved to learn that expensive powered machinery isn’t required to build furniture. You can also forget the dust...

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Wood Finishing 101 – The Step-by-Step Guide

Here’s a great gift idea! Save 31 percent on Flexner’s latest must-have book on finishing. Wood finishing doesn’t have to be complicated or confusing. It can be “boiled down” to simple step-by-step instructions. And that’s what this book offers; no science, no art, just easily-to-follow directions with lots of pictures to show you every...

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How to Build Shaker Furniture

The best gifts are used over and over again, and this updated and improved classic will certainly be a favorite that is referenced continually. Includes 36 original & 9 new projects you can build Interest in Shaker design is as strong today as it was when the first editon of this book was published...