Jeff Miller

Jeff Miller DVD

Video Short with Jeff Miller

As editors, we search our two web sites (popularwoodworking.com and shopwoodworking.com) constantly for information for the online extras portion of all  articles and most columns – the information, we hope, is both relevant and interesting. While searching the sites, I often come across books, articles and DVDs that have scads of interesting information, including...

Watch Jeff Miller Demonstrate his M&T Jigs

Those of you at the Lie-Nielsen show in Chicago may have seen me and Christopher Schwarz pestering Jeff Miller to demonstrate his slick tenon jig and mortise jig – the ones about which he’s written for the June 2012 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. If you were one of those who asked me when...

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Great Woodshops: Designs of Note

A former musician brings an improvisational skill to the craft.By Christopher Schwarz Pages: 58-59From the February 2012 issue #195 Buy the issue now.Somewhere between street musician and the symphony orchestra, between an 18th-century hand woodworker and a contemporary designer, is Jeff Miller, a Chicago furniture maker, teacher and author who defi es every pigeonhole. In...

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Complementary Curves

Most of the challenge in making this graceful table is in the prep.By Jeff Miller Pages: 32-39From the December 2011 issue # 194 Buy this issue nowMany interesting pieces of furniture are deceptively simple. Deceptive, because although they appear simple, they are actually very difficult to make. Although this is occasionally true in my own...

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New Uses for Old Handplanes

Frogs, irons and handles can be repurposed into clever shop-made tools.By Jeff Miller Pages: 34-37From the November 2011 issue #193 Buy this issue nowThe box arrives in the mail and the new plane you’ve been yearning for has finally arrived. You spend a few minutes admiring the workmanship, then get to work flattening the back...

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Jeff Miller: Modern With an Old-tool Streak

In my book, Jeff Miller might just be one of the keys to the future of woodworking. The furniture he’s built during the last three decades is decidedly contemporary. It has clean lines, simple curves and impeccable joinery and wood selection. Yet Miller manages to fold a surprising number of traditional tools into his...