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The ‘Wright’ Shaker Counter

You don’t need symmetry to build a period piece that pleases the eye.by Glen D. Huey Pages 40-47If you joined the Shaker Hancock Bishopric in the early part of the 19th century, you may have had the opportunity to work with an outstanding craftsman named Grove Wright (1789-1861). Wright, along with his long-time apprentice, Thomas...

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Serpentine Chest

Expand your casework repertoire with a curvaceous front.By Glen D. Huey Pages: 28-35From 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: 24-33From the November 2011 issue #193 Buy this issue nowI 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: 18-20If 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.