Article Index Glen D. Huey

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Serpentine Chest

Expand your casework repertoire with a curvaceous front. By Glen D. Huey Pages: 28-35 From the February 2012 issue #195. Buy the issue now. One of the most interesting aspects of a serpentine chest, with its front concave at the ends and convex in the center, is how the wood grain changes as the curves undulate across the...

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Southern Lady’s Desk

This North Carolina beauty exemplifies the style of the early South. By Glen D. Huey Pages: 24-33 From the November 2011 issue #193 Buy this issue now I don’t consider myself a furniture snob, but until recently, I’d not studied furniture from the South beyond pieces featured in “Southern Furniture 1680-1830: The Colonial Williamsburg Collection” by Ronald L....

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Tommy Mac & ‘Rough Cut’

As ‘Rough Cut’ begins season two, we discover the host’s career path to television success. By Glen D. Huey Pages: 40-43 From the November issue #193 Buy this issue now I’m a firm believer that every person has a talent; everyone is great at something. To find that something and make it your life’s...

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Tool Test: General’s Beefed-up Mortiser

A hefty machine doesn’t dance around a bench. By Glen D. Huey Pages: 18-20 If your woodworking involves a lot of mortise-and-tenon joinery, you need a dedicated mortise machine. The new 5⁄8" hollow chisel benchtop mortiser from General International (model #75-040 MI) is an excellent choice. VIDEO: Take a video tour of this machine at popularwoodworking.com/oct11.

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Spicy Pennsylvania Box

Behind a distinctive double-arched door are unknowns and secrets. By Glen D. Huey Pages: 26 -33 While surfing the Internet for examples of spice boxes, I stumbled upon an antique box with a distinctive door. While I’m familiar with arched-door boxes, a double-arched door, at least to my knowledge, is something not often seen. VIDEO: See how to...

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Tool Test: Festool CXS Drill-driver

A mighty small and mighty compact drill. By Glen D. Huey Pages:16-18 According to Apple’s Steven Jobs, “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” If you ask me, he could have been talking about Festool, which is, in my opinion, the most innovative tool company out there. BLOG: Read about new tools from Festool. VIDEO: See a...

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End Grain: My Design, Dad’s Tools

A proper chest to store prized chisels. By Glen D. Huey Page: 64 The most prominent piece of furniture in my mom’s living room is a Queen Anne lowboy my dad built. As you can imagine, the piece is coveted by family members, as it was the first piece he tackled as a furniture maker. Dad had...