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‘Woodworking Magazine’ Issues 1-16 Now Available Again

We’ve been sold out for a while of our compilation CD of issues 1-16 of Woodworking Magazine, and folks have been asking for it. So I’m delighted to report that we now have it back in stock, with limited availability. For those of you unfamiliar with Woodworking Magazine, it’s a 32-page 2-color-interior (black and...

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Stool Class in August; a Few Spots Open

I’m going to have a lot of fun on August 27 and 28. I’ll be at Marc Adams School of Woodworking in Indiana, teaching a class on building the infamous Chinese stool, the cover project from the last issue of Woodworking Magazine. Of all the projects I’ve made for publication, this was one of...

Online Extras: October 2010 Issue

Online Extras for the October 2010 issue include the free SketchUp model for the Factory Cart Coffee Table, a free 3-D model of the buffet cabinet project in SketchUp format, a video of Michael Dunbar using a large and a small bowsaw, video of a visit to the David R. Webb veneer mill, a...

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Arts & Mysteries: Three-Legged Turned Chair

Panel seat requires beefy tenons for support. By Peter Follansbee Pages: 22-23From the October 2010 issue # 185 Buy this issue nowSeventeenth-century chairs come in many styles: plain turned chairs with woven seats, carved joined chairs in leather or wool, and one particular type of chair that is a little unusual these days - the...

SketchUp Models Added to Our Collection

The latest issue of Woodworking Magazine is on its way to subscribers and should be available on newsstands shortly. You can also order it online. The cover project for this issue is the infamous Chinese stool, the subject of numerous blog posts. The second project is a reproduction of a Shaker meeting house bench...

Better Self-administered Wedgies

This morning I decided to repair the vintage Chinese stool that we knocked apart earlier this year. Senior Editor Robert W. “Bob” Lang is building a couple reproductions for the winter 2009 issue of Woodworking Magazine, and the parts of this vintage stool have been gathering dust on one of my sawbenches. I need...

Andrew Lunn Alters His Saws and Reduces Prices

Andrew Lunn of Eccentric Toolworks has removed some of the flourishes on his handsaws to speed up production. And he has reduced the prices of each of his saws by about $100 to reflect this. Lunn says he will no longer hand-engrave the brass backs, nor will he hand-etch the sawplates or use a...