Article Index Marc Adams

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Understanding Glues: Part I

Delve into the characteristics and properties of the 7 families of glue and adhesives. By Marc Adams Pages: 54-60 From the August 2009 issue #177 Buy this issue now OK, so you consider yourself a woodworker. Let’s say that your neighbor asks you what appears to be a simple woodworking question: “What’s the best...

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Simple Patterns in Veneer

Part 3: Make a 4-way match panel in veneer using mirrors, a knife and a straightedge. By Marc Adams Pages: 48-51 From the December 2010 issue # 187 Buy this issue now Veneer can be used to embellish any project. For furniture making, veneer offers three advantages: Panels can be made to any size or shape, exotic...

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Cut, Glue & Sand Veneer

Part 2: Simple and inexpensive tools are the core of a successful veneering job. By Marc Adams Pages: 40-47 From the November 2010 issue # 186 Buy this issue now For nearly 30 years I have worked with veneer as one of my principal materials in all my furniture pieces. What I enjoy the most about working...

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Veneer is the Future: Part 1

We make the case that the material used on the finest furniture of the past should be in your future. By Marc Adams Pages: 38-45 From the October 2010 issue # 185 Buy this issue now I work with veneers! There I said it – this must be what it feels like to come out of the...

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A Geometry Lesson in Veneer

Part 4: Louis cubes are a simple form (really!) of parquetry that is easier to make than it looks. By Marc Adams Page: 38-41 From the February 2011 issue #188 Buy this issue now Parquetry is cutting veneer and arranging it geometrically. By cutting and taping geometric pieces together in some fashion, a veneer project can come to life. If...