Woodworking Essentials


Woodworking Essentials: Casework Construction – Smart Assembly

By David Thiel Pages: 45-52 From the  February 2006 issue #153 Buy this issue now What are we talking about when we say “smart assembly?” In previous chapters, we’ve discussed a couple of issues that can complicate casework: proper material preparation and choosing the proper joint to make the strongest furniture. Another place to...


Woodworking Essentials: Setting Up Shop – Dust Collection

By Scott Gibson Pages: 41-48 From the August 2007 issue #163 Buy this issue now It’s tempting to think of sawdust as little more than a nuisance, a housekeeping problem like mud tracked across a clean kitchen floor. Sawdust is more ominous than that. It does seem to get in every nook and cranny...