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Hardware Hideaway

Store handles, hinges and fasteners in this handsome dust-free organizer.

by Glen D. Huey pages 33-37

While exploring in an antique store, I found a small, two-level lidded box that would be ideal to store the loads of extra hardware I have stowed in plastic bags. No longer would I need to search endlessly for brads, bails...

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Connecticut Lowboy

While simple to build, the details present a worthy challenge.by Glen D. Huey pages 26-33While teaching a class at the Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking, I was asked to sneak down to the Connecticut Historical Society to take a look around. At the museum, I was shown into a back room full of off-exhibit furniture....

Locks

Woodworking Essentials: Pick the Perfect Lock

The key to selection is knowing the terminology and how a lock works.by Glen D. Huey pages 52-55Locks protect our worldly goods from outsiders who wish to take those goods from us. In earlier days, the use of furniture locks had a somewhat different purpose.Blog: Get step-by-step instruction from Glen Huey on how he...

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Southern Gent’s Mirror Stand

Discovered in a museum basement, this Piedmont design makes heads turn.By Glen D. Huey Pages 51-55My first trip to the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts was for business. Robert W. Lang, the magazine’s executive editor, and I traveled to Winston-Salem, N.C., to research and select furniture projects for the book “Furniture in the Southern...

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Hannah’s Inlaid Chest

Router and hand tools combine for line and berry inlay on this 18th-century piece.By Glen D. Huey Pages 20-25In 1746, at the age of four, Hannah Pyle stored her prized possessions in a small three-drawer chest with line and berry inlay. Lines of holly stringing on the front of that chest included her date of...

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New Workbench Build

In 2006, as I began my first round at Popular Woodworking Magazine (PWM), I was told I had to build a workbench. Even with then editor Christopher Schwarz chest deep in workbench publications, it wasn’t a mandate as much as it was a necessity. In the PWM shop, there was no usable bench empty...

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Southern Cellarette

Combine simple construction and sophisticated proportions.By Glen D. Huey Pages 22-29In 1760, Dutch gin bottles made their way to the Colonies. Soon thereafter, the first known example of a lidded box designed to hold those gin bottles was built. Many of the bottle boxes, gin boxes or cellarettes, as they are known, have their origin...