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Are Prototypes Worth the Work?

In cleaning up the shop this past weekend, I came across the prototype for the Krenovian wall cabinet I built for the April issue and was reminded of how helpful it was in working out and hopefully improving the design – even though I failed to mention it in the article (I’m wordy as...

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Cherry Wall Cabinet

An angular front and glass doors lend visual interest to this classic Krenov design.by Matthew Teague pages 24-30From the April 2012 issue, #196Through the early stages of my woodworking, when I was sweating away evenings in a Mississippi basement trying to learn the craft using a $99 table saw and an $18 block plane,...

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Krenov-style ‘Memories Box’

Wood is the starting point of inspiration for these boxes infused with the past.By Ted Brown Pages: 48-51From the December 2011 issue #194 Buy the issue nowIn my mind, this article goes to the root of why we work wood. It is about the philosophy of creating things in wood and the approach more so...

End of An Era

We like to attach significance to arbitrary dates; “Best of the Year” or “Best of the Decade” lists appear everywhere. It’s a good chance to reflect, but real life happens at random. Earlier this year we experienced the loss of two woodworking icons known to most American woodworkers, Sam Maloof and James Krenov. Less...