June 2011

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June 2011 Digital Issue Now Available

The PDF of Popular Woodworking Magazine June 2011 is now available for download at ShopWoodworking.com. (You can read this bookmarked PDF on almost any computer, and on any mobile device that supports the PDF format.) In our cover story for the June issue, Editor Christopher Schwarz builds the Monticello bookcases – stacking book boxes...

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Preview of Our June 2011 Issue

The June 2011 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine will start mailing to subscribers soon, so we thought you might want a preview of what to expect. Our cover story, by Editor Christopher Schwarz, chronicles the bookcases that were designed by Thomas Jefferson for his personal library at Monticello. These pine cases were the foundation...

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June 2011 Preview

A Preview of the June 2011 Issue The June 2011 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine will start mailing to subscribers soon, so we thought you might want a preview of what to expect. Our cover story, by Editor Christopher Schwarz, chronicles the bookcases that were designed by Thomas Jefferson for his personal library at...

Made to order.  Fit the cases to your books  to avoid wasting space, lower your  material costs and make moving easy.

I Can Do That: Stacking Bookcases

Make Boxes to fit your books – and your spaceBy Robert W. Lang Pages 22-23From the June 2011 issue #190 Buy this issue nowThe typical bookcase is a good example of poor design. We make them that way because that’s the way we’ve always made them; almost every plan you see is 12" deep, yet...

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Photo Shoot: Monticello Bookcases

Today we’re taking the cover photo for the June 2011 issue, stacking bookcases based on the reproductions at Monticello. Last night, these bookcases were loaded up with about half of my woodworking library. (Yup, half. That’s my kids’ inheritance.) Today we spent the morning removing many of my woodworking books and replacing them with...