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2013 Popular Woodworking Magazine Favs – Part 2

In a continuation of selecting my favorite articles from the issues of 2013 (read part 1 here), below covers the August (issue #205) through December (issue #208) for the year. My hands-down winner from the August 2014 issue is the article written by Mario Rodriguez, “Take a U-turn to Scoop a Chair Seat.” Jigs...

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Roy Underhill’s Nail Cabinet, a Free Plan

After setting up shop with your workbench and tool chest (or cabinet), the next project to build for your shop is a nail cabinet – a traditional way to hold fasteners and all the little bits of hardware woodworkers accumulate. Nail cabinets were a common feature of early shops, whether you built furniture or...

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Movie: Cutting Saw Teeth on a Hand-cranked Retoother

There is always something going on at The Woodwright’s School in Pittsboro, N.C. Today as Roy Underhill and I were rehearsing to shoot two shows of the “The Woodwright’s Shop,” Tom Calisto was teaching a class at the school on making a dovetail saw. During a break in the action, Tom show me how...

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Woodworking in America by the Numbers

Woodworking in America (WIA) is being held at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center, Oct. 18-20, 2013. There are plenty of reason to register and attend the conference. Many are listed below. You should be there to have a great weekend of woodworking and camaraderie. Explore the WIA web site and see if there are...

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The Woodwright’s Shop Season 10

How To Buy Streaming video — Available at ShopClass.PopularWoodworking.com DVD — Order now on ShopWoodworking.com Learn more about all Roy Underhill episodes here. Episode Guide Season 10 Make this Rocking Horse — Roy welcomes his daughter Eleanor into the shop to help him build a rough-hewn rocking horse of traditional German design. Beat Your...

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The Woodwright’s Shop Season 9

How To Buy Streaming video — Available at ShopClass.PopularWoodworking.com DVD — Order now on ShopWoodworking.com Learn more about all Roy Underhill episodes here. Episode Guide Season 9 Making A Butterfly Table — In the beginning of a three-part project, join Roy as he builds the frame for this early Colonial two-sided drop-leaf tavern table....

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The Woodwright’s Shop Season 8

How To Buy Streaming video — Available at ShopClass.PopularWoodworking.com DVD — Order now on ShopWoodworking.com Learn more about all Roy Underhill episodes here. Episode Guide Season 8 Folding Ladder — Roy shows us how to recreate an 18th-century folding library ladder that collapses into a simple pole shape. The Four Harness Loom Pt. 1...