Author Archives: Tom Nunlist

Tom Nunlist

About Tom Nunlist

Tom is the Online Community Editor at Popular Woodworking Magazine

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This Year Christmas is 31 Days

          For woodworkers everywhere, this year Christmas will last the entire month of December. Beginning this Saturday, we’ll be holding a sweepstakes every single day – that’s 31 fabulous prizes for 31 lucky winners, and over $9,000 worth of stuff! Check them all out here on the holiday prize calendar....


The Essential Videos for Woodworking Value Pack

Advance your skills by watching master woodworkers in action. Join some of the country’s top craftsmen as they clearly demonstrate tips, tricks and techniques in this exclusive offer of 12 of our top woodworking videos. Act now while supplies last!

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We Have an Auction Winner!

Brian Zirkle of St. Louis, Mo., placed the winning bid in our Charity Book/DVD Auction. For $251.00 he’s getting a wonderful collection of Chris Schwarz’s books and DVDs, all signed by the author himself – and of course the entirety of his bid goes to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, so he gets to...


I Can Do That: Bookshelf & Wine Rack

This simple modular shelf offers plenty of options for reconfiguration. By Tom Nunlist Pages 58-59 One symptom of my pervasive early 20s restlessness is that I regularly overhaul my apartment, completely rearranging the furniture and décor once a month or so. It’s not so much that I can’t settle on a suitable arrangement, but...

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Popular Woodworking Charity Book/DVD Auction with Chris Schwarz

This week, we’ve gathered a collection of Christopher Schwarz’s best books and DVDs, each signed by the author himself, for an auction to benefit cancer research. One-hundred percent of the final auction value of the items will go to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Go now to our eBay auction page and enter a...


Boxes, Chests & Easy Gifts Value Pack

Discover the inspiration and advice you need to build all your holiday projects! If you’re like most woodworkers, you’re already searching for projects you can make for friends and family this holiday season. Well, search no further. Everything you need is in the “Boxes, Chests & Easy Gifts” Value Pack. From jewelry and music...

Drill Bits

Your Guide to Drill Bits – Free PDF Download

This one-page basic guide will get you up to speed on drill bits and drilling. Includes: Visual guide to basic types of drill bits Eight common drilling problems and solutions Chart of suggested speeds for different bit styles, sizes and types of wood Download the PDF here: Your Guide to Drill Bits – Tom...