Last week Senior Editor Glen D. Huey and I applied a shellac and lacquer spray finish to the cover project for the June 2011 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. These stacking bookcases are modeled after some reproductions at Monticello. These “book boxes” have an interesting history. You can read more at the Monticello site here … Read more
Quartersawn white oak is one of my favorite woods, and we’re fortunate in Cincinnati that the largest source for this wood in North America is just a couple hours away. Frank Miller Lumber in Union City, Indiana has been producing this wood for more than one hundred years, and it’s worth a visit, as Glen … Read more
One of the unsung heroes of our Woodworking in America conference is Mike Siemsen. Mike is an accomplished woodworker and teacher from Minnesota, and his enthusiasm is unmatched. He runs the Hand Tool Olympics portion of the show, and in previous years we’ve seen some interesting head-to-head match ups. Despite the serious looks, it’s all … Read more
Robert W. Lang and Glen D. Huey compare three methods for gluing mortises. This video accompanies the article "Where Does the Glue Go?" published in the October 2010 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. Read more
Watch how the Bosch Power Box 360S (PB360S) fares when tossed onto a parking lot – while still playing music. Read more
Robert W. Lang shows his table saw technique for cutting Greene & Greene-style finger joints on a drawer. The finished drawer will help complete the "Arts & Crafts Buffet" featured in the October 2010 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. Read more
Editor Christopher Schwarz takes you on a quick tour of his latest workbench, a design that closely follows the 18th-century designs of Andre Roubo and was built using (almost) entirely hand tools.