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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...


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....


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...


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


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...


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...


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...