After reviewing some planes for the June 2009 issue of Popular Woodworking, Editor Christopher Schwarz wanted to determine what type of iron made up a new plane from China. So we quickly grabbed the camera to show you a time-tested technique for testing iron composition. (Hint: it involves an anvil and a heavy hammer).
Senior Editor Glen D. Huey explains why he sets his jointer knives at a slant and then shows you how to make a spring joint for edge joining using this method. This video is complimentary to the April 2009 article "Three Ways to Make Edge Joints."
In the April 2009 issue of Popular Woodworking, Marc Spagnuolo writes about six common situations where specialty glues are needed. In this video, he shows you how to select, mix and use the best glue for veneer.
Bob Flexner takes out the myths and puts some sense back into a simple task.
In this video, watch Marc's procedure to transfer and install hinges without the use of a tape measure or steel rule.
In this clip from the class "Mortise and Tenon: Three Solid Methods" get an up close view as you watch Mike Dunbar auger a mortise. This clip was filmed by Roy Underhill.
Roy Underhill ties together Andre Roubo, Thomas Jefferson and Monticello's famous dome in this amusing snipped from Roy Underhill's Keynote address at Woodworking in America.
Rob Porcaro demonstrates his workbench upgrades from his home workshop. See his ideas in use, then build them from the pages of the November 2007 issue of the magazine.
Marc Spagnuolo shows you how just a few simple tools and techniques can add sculpting skills to your woodworking arsenal.