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Boarded Furniture – and Free Project Download

I’ve just received Adam Cherubini’s Arts & Mysteries column for the February 2012 issue, and I’m delighted that he’s written about boarded furniture – one of his topics at our 2011 Woodworking in America conference. While I didn’t get to see his presentation,  it’s been generating a lot of buzz on various woodworking blogs,...

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Revamped Moser’s ‘Shaker Furniture’

We were excited about the opportunity to bring Thomas Moser’s “How to Build Shaker Furniture” up to today’s publishing standards. While the book has been an inspiration to many, it hadn’t been updated in 30 years. What’s the difference? Take a look at the two photos below for an example of old and new....

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‘The 100 Best Shelving & Storage Projects’

Our latest CD collection, “The 100 Best Shelving & Storage Projects,” is on sale now at ShopWoodworking.com for the introductory offer of $15.99 through August 31 (regular price: $19.99). For this collection, we looked through all the issues of Popular Woodworking from the last 12 years, and all our issues of Woodworking Magazine, to...

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Inspired by Thomas Moser

For more than 30 years, Thomas Moser’s “How to Build Shaker Furniture” has inspired woodworkers. With the release of the new and completely reworked signature edition, we want to hear (and see) how you were inspired. If you have a tale about how the book or the man inspired your woodworking, leave a comment...

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Free Plan From Thomas Moser

The updated and revised version of Thomas Moser’s classic “How to Build Shaker Furniture” is now available for pre-order. You may be asking, “What’s updated and revised?” We thought we’d offer a peek, and also let the author himself tell you what’s changed — in the world, and in the book. Click on the...

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A Sofa Table, of Sorts

I’ve been trying to find time to make a narrow (very narrow) table to go alongside my couch and this weekend, I had the choice of time in the shop, or thoroughly cleaning my house. No contest. This little table, inspired by a classic Shaker side table, will go alongside my couch next to...

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Acclimatization Can be Cruel

The August issue starts mailing next week – and in Cincinnati, it certainly feels as if it’s August. The high today here was in the 90s; as I write this, the sun has long been set and it’s still 80° with 75 percent humidity. My people are from peat bogs; I am not bred...