After nearly 17 years with Popular Woodworking Magazine, I’m stepping down as publisher and business leader of all things woodworking at our parent company, F+W Media – that is, Popular Woodworking books, the magazine, the Woodworking in America conference and our web sites. But this isn’t so much a goodbye as it is a transition … Read more
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You should never expect a table saw rebuild to go without a hitch. In this episode of the restoration, the behemoth motor decides to give out. Looks as though the motor needs a rebuild as well as the saw. Get a firsthand look at the motor’s guts and once fixed, watch the table saw make a rip cut. Read more
In this installment, Publisher Steve Shanesy reassembles the restored Unisaw and sets it up for its second lifetime of use.
In the segment Popular Woodworking Publisher, Steve Shanesy gives the saw a good cleaning. The cabinet, table top and fence rails are covered. And the base of the saw is restored a bit differently. Read more
As a veteran furniture maker, Steve Shanesy took up turning to expand the repertoire of his woodworking skills. After several years, and hundreds of projects later, Steve decided to create a DVD that would demonstrate the basics of spindle turning so that you too can expand the types of projects you build. This "trailer" shows all of the projects you’ll learn to build and the skills you’ll learn to master in this essential DVD. Read more
For woodworkers today, using traditional joinery is an expression of skill and nostalgia, a demonstration of the mastery of techniques practiced every day two centuries earlier. Read more
A special board and some hardware are all you need to make this album. Read more