Online Extras for the April 2009 issue include a video about how to use glue for veneering, full-size patterns of the top and bottom side profiles of the Greene & Greene Medicine Cabinet, additional step photos of the Writing Desk project as a PDF slide show, and more. Read more
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Online Extras from the November 2009 issue include a video tour of Megan’s LVL Workbench, the 3D Google SketchUp Model of Megan’s LVL Workbench, the 3D Google SketchUp model of the Knockdown Computer Desk, a video of Kevin Glen Drake turning a chisel handle and learn why he uses a skew chisel, and more. Read more
Online Extras for the June 2009 issue include a video of Marc Spagnuolo using his favorite pushsticks and featherboards, download full-size patterns of the Deck/Dock Chair leg profiles in PDF format, a SketchUp model of the Joiner’s Tool Chest project, and several more videos. Read more
Precision cutting with a hand-held circular saw. I’d like to know who it was that decided that plywood was best sold in 4-foot by 8-foot sheets. I’ve always thought that it was a practical joke in questionable taste to take such a wonderfully useful woodworking material and manufacture it in sheets that are bigger than … Read more
In this collection of 35 issues of Popular Woodworking, discover a wide range of traditional and contemporary project plans, technique instruction, tool reviews, tips and tricks and much more. Get it for only $25 on Monday September 19, 2011 until 11:59 PM EST. [...] Read more
Make Boxes to fit your books – and your space
By Robert W. Lang
From the June 2011 issue #190
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The typical bookcase is a good example of poor design. We make them that way because that’s the way we’ve always made them; almost every plan you see is 12″ deep, yet few books require that much space. Most bookcases are heavy and a pain to move. These stacking bookcases solve those problems, and won’t take long to build.
Plan: Download the free SketchUp plan for the stacking bookcases.
Articles: All the “I Can Do That” articles are free online.
A few small wafers can help strengthen any project you’re working on. By Bill Hylton Pages: 90-92 From the June 2004 issue #141 Buy this issue now Biscuit joinery is so fast and easy it almost seems like cheating. And I gotta tell you, I’m no cheater. Consequently, I pretty much ignored the system, sticking … Read more