June 2011

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...

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...

I Can Do That: Stacking Bookcases

Make Boxes to fit your books – and your space By Robert W. Lang Pages 22-23 From the June 2011 issue #190 Buy this issue now The 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...

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...