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Contemporary Furniture

Book Giveaway: Contemporary Furniture

Thanks for all the great comments! Congratulations to “rjhanby” the winner of this book giveaway. Stay tuned for more exciting book giveaways and if you’re interested in a copy of “Contemporary Furniture” it is currently available at ShopWoodworking.com. When I think about the furniture in my own house, I guess the best word to describe the mix...

bandsawjigs

Bandsaw Jigs for Better Resawing

A well-tuned bandsaw is a perfect tool for resawing. Adding a few jigs to the process makes resawing better, safer and easier. The thin blade on a bandsaw doesn’t waste much wood, eliminates kickback and is very stable. By adding jigs such as a tall fence, a stabilizing block and some infeed and outfeed supports...

Popular Woodworking Magazine – Sept./Oct. ’17 Issue Now Available

The September/October 2017 issue mailed today (digital subscribers, please check your email; the print version should be arriving in mailboxes shortly); you’ll find all the online extras at popularwoodwkring.com/oct17. Here’s look at the table of contents (yes, I could tell you what’s inside…but why write it twice?!): And, this issue is now available in our...

PWM Baseball Caps – Limited Edition

My PWM baseball cap has already seen heavy use – it’s my go-to hair-containment method while working in the shop and on my house (and given the state of my home and large number of projects to go, I’d best get another cap or three…). We have a limited number of these caps available...

Krenov Foundation Professional Development Award

Professionals in the field of fine woodworking, with a minimum of four years of experience, are invited to apply for a $2,500 grant from the Krenov Foundation to use for a stint as an artist-in-residence or visiting scholar or faculty collaborator at a nationally recognized woodworking school or craft center. Applications are available at...