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Apollo Contest Winner

We’re pleased to announce the winner of the 1040VR turbine and AtomiZer 7500 spray gun is Max Latham, a retired doctor whose been reading Popular Woodworking and working wood for over 10 years. In his well-equipped 1,200 ft shop, Max has built many pieces of furniture including an entertainment center and kitchen cabinets. The...

Glen's Finishes – In Action

Above is a brief video trailer I put together drawing from the footage found in the new DVD “Finishes That Pop.” In this DVD, Glen takes you through his entire process of creating a show-stoping finish. Not only will you learn his method, but you’ll also learn the shortcuts to perform this process more...

A Visit to Glen's Gallery

While filming “Finishes that Pop” I got to spend a considerable amount of time in Glen Huey’s home. Just passing from his kitchen to the garage shop, I saw piece after piece of breathtaking furniture , everything from a Seymour sideboard to a Shaker press cupboard. And only one thought was going through my...

Conference Highlights: The Keynote

Last year’s Woodworking in America Hand Tools & Techniques conference totally caught me off-guard. It was my first conference to work, and I came in with very little expectations , both of how much I would enjoy the conference, and what kind of behind-the-scenes jobs I would be a part of. Because of my...

New Reviews of the Latest DVD

Matt Vanderlist, of Matt’s Basement Workshop and co-host of WoodTalk Online, just posted a new blog entry reviewing the DVD “Turning Basics for Furniture Makers“. For years, Matt’s been fearful of taking up turning. Not because of learning a new skill, but he doesn’t want to get addicted: “I decided it was time to...

'The Wheelwright's Shop'

by George Sturt Author Jim Tolpin rates “The Wheelwright’s Shop”as his No. 1 favorite book , and thinks it should be required reading for all woodworkers. After reading it, I agree. I love old books – you know, the ones with dog-eared covers that smell musty. So, I set out to find a copy...

The Complete Cherubini Collection

Adam Cherubini became a contributing author to Popular Woodworking in mid-2005. Since then, he’s graced our magazine with the “Arts & Mysteries” column , introducing many of us to the techniques and lessons of 18th-century woodworking. After reading almost all of his articles, I had a chance to finally meet Adam in person last...