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Shop Built Disc Sander from December 2011 Issue

This is a model of a shop built disc sander featured in an article in the December 2011 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. Project design, construction and SketchUp model by contributor Ernie Conover. View the SketchUp Model View all of the Woodworking SketchUp Models. Purchase the December 2011 Issue Purchase Sketchup products from Shopwoodworking.com

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Serpentine Chest from February 2012 Issue

This is a model of a serpentine chest that was the cover project for the February 2012 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. Project design, construction and SketchUp model by contributing editor Glen Huey. View the Google SketchUp Model View all of the Woodworking SketchUp Models. Purchase the February 2012 Issue Purchase Sketchup products from...

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Message Center I Can Do That SketchUp Model from February 2012

This is a model of a message center featured as the “I Can Do That Project” in the February 2012 Issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. Project design and construction by senior editor Steve Shanesy, SketchUp model by executive editor Robert W. Lang. More information and back issues available from the magazine website. View the...

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Classes With Bob Lang in 2012

Next year I’ll be teaching two classes on using Google SketchUp for designing woodworking projects, and a new class about making authentic Arts & Crafts period details. In April, I’ll be teaching for the first time at Annapolis Woodworks, in Annapolis, Maryland, with a weekend workshop on SketchUp, April 21-22. In August, I’ll be...

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SketchUp Classes at Woodworking in America

The Woodworking in America conference is an opportunity to indulge in sensory overload, and for the third year in a row, I’ll be doing my part to keep your head spinning by teaching two different sessions on using our favorite design and planning tool, Google SketchUp. On Friday morning at 9:30 and Sunday morning...

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Router-enhanced Dovetails

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...

SketchUp models of the furniture in the book will be available on the companion CD

SketchUp and Southern Furniture Book

As we get closer to sending our forthcoming book about furniture from the MESDA collection to the printer, I thought it might be interesting to take you inside the sausage factory. The book consists mostly of measured drawings of 27 “less than formal” pieces of furniture made in the southern United States between 1650...