Author Archives: Glen Huey

About Glen Huey

Glen D. Huey is a contributing editor to Popular Woodworking, and author of the books “Fine Furniture for a Lifetime,” “Building Fine Furniture,” “Illustrated Guide to Building Period Furniture” and "Building 18th-century American Furniture," plus he's recorded a number of instructional DVDs. Read his blog and see more of his work at


Tricks for laying out router-bit storage

Shop-made jig makes layout simple by Glen D. Huey The router-bit shelves in my cabinet featured in the December issue have holes drilled for both 1⁄4″- and 1⁄2″-shank bits. I mixed up the layout so each shelf holds both sizes. A simple L-shaped jig and filler pieces cut to 1″ in width make the...


Take a Look at the Excalibur Deluxe Router Table Kit

Although introduced at the International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta in 2012, there has been relatively few published articles or blog posts written about the Excalibur Deluxe Router Table Kit from General International since its release. I, however, think this kit is well worth a close look. Why? It has many of the features I...


A Simple Jig for Bottle Dividers or Egg-crate Joints

It’s not often you get a chance to use egg-crate joinery in period furniture work. In fact, building the Carolina cellarette in the February 2013 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine is the first time I have used if I remember correctly. When the time came to build bottle dividers for the bottom of the...


Tommy Mac & ‘Rough Cut’

As ‘Rough Cut’ begins season two, we discover the host’s career path to television success. By Glen D. Huey Pages: 40-43 From the November issue #193 Buy this issue now I’m a firm believer that every person has a talent; everyone is great at something. To find that something and make it your life’s work is how you...