“Furniture in the Southern Style: 27 Shop Drawings of Furniture from the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts,” by Robert W. Lang and Glen D. Huey (with an introduction from Mack S. Headley, Jr.), is now available for pre-order at ShopWoodworking.com. Plus, we’re offering a combo pack of the book and a CD of the … Read more
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Early American furniture has been widely studied, but through a narrow lens. Typical museum pieces seen today were not found in typical homes, and there [...] Read more
This North Carolina beauty exemplifies the style of the early South.
By Glen D. Huey
From the November 2011 issue #193
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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. Hurst and Johnathan Prown (Colonial Williamsburg).
After spending a few days combing through file cabinets at the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA), I found I’ve been missing a vast array of gorgeous furniture.
VIDEO: Learn to taper legs at a jointer.
BLOG: Read about a clever slip-fit design for mortise-and-tenon work.
VIDEO: Increase your dovetail accuracy.
BLOG: Discover how to make simple, useful router jigs as you need them.
IN OUR STORE: “Furniture in the Southern Style: 27 Shop Drawings from the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts” (Popular Woodworking Books). Read more
As ‘Rough Cut’ begins season two, we discover the host’s career path to television success.
By Glen D. Huey
From the November issue #193
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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 work is how you stand out from others. And that leads to success – be it money, fame or happiness.
Step one of that discovery is to recognize what your life’s calling is when it passes in front of you, and to be able to see yourself in that position. With that, you need the discipline to stay on course while rising above naysayers, and you have to take advantage of any opportunity that comes your way. Of course, it also helps to have a little luck.
VIDEO: Learn about season two shows as Tommy wrestles his make-up artist.
WEB SITE: Get an up-close look at some of Tommy’s furniture.
WEB SITE: Learn all there is about “Rough Cut: Woodworking with Tommy Mac.”
TO BUY: Pick up DVDs of season one of “Rough Cut.”
IN OUR STORE: “Greene & Greene Furniture: Poems of Wood and Light.” Read more
Editor Steve Shanesy refurbishes a 1940s Delta Unisaw in our series of free videos. The following are a list of the videos of the 1944 Delta Unisaw Restoration. 1 – Delta Unisaw Restoration 2 – Delta Unisaw Restoration – part 2 3 – Delta Unisaw Rebuild – part 3 4 – Delta Unisaw Rebuild – … Read more
Contributing Editor Glen D. Huey made this short video while working on the cover project for the upcoming November 2011 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine (which should start arriving in subscriber mailboxes the week of Oct. 10). The piece of furniture is called a “Lady’s Desk,” and it’s among the 27 projects in in our … Read more
Whether or not you’re able to attend the Woodworking in America Conference (Sept. 30-Oct. 2 in Greater Cincinnati), you can still learn top-notch woodworking techniques from our expert speakers. Read more