A hearty congratulations goes out to James McGlothlin of Willow City, Texas, for winning our JET Lathe Sweepstakes – he’s taking home the JET 1221VS variable-speed lathe. McGlothlin is a retired Baptist pastor who now spends a good deal of his time woodworking. He starting making wooden toys when his children were small, but has … Read more
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For those of you still unaware, a few months ago we launched Popular Woodworking eBooks. The web site is an online compendium of virtually every print product our staff has produced in the last decade plus, all in one place, available to you online 24/7/365 to read and browse. Here’s a breakdown of what a … Read more
This is a SketchUp model of the Southern Cellarette from the February 2013 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. View the SketchUp Model View All SketchUp Models Purchase SketchUp Learning Products from Shopwoodworking.com
Whether you’re setting up a new workshop or transforming the one you have, you’ll find the information you need in this collection of books, articles, DVDs and CDs from Popular Woodworking.
It’s really been a lovely holiday season for us at Popular Woodworking. As the online editor, I had the privilege of contacting and congratulating all of the winners in December, and boy were they a gracious bunch. Certainly I’ve received more than my fair share of smiles! Ed Waters of Saskatoon, Sask., Canada, is the lucky Grand … Read more
Whether your plane is old or new, discover tips that will make it perform with surgical precision. With just a little effort and a couple hours, you can turn any handplane into a super-tuned, high-performance tool. Order “Super-Tune a Handplane” now!
All hardwoods have vessels (little pipelines) that are used in sap production. The size and distribution of these vessels vary among species; some are visible to the naked eye. When the vessels are cut across the end grain, they’re often referred to as pores, thus hardwoods are known as “porous woods” (see below for further … Read more