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Wooden Toys

Book Giveaway: Making Wooden Toys

It’s time for another book giveaway! This week I’m giving away a book on making wooden toys: “Making Classic Wooden Toys: 21 Step-by-Step Projects.” Who hasn’t at some point been inspired by a kindly yet mischievous woodworker who gave them a mysterious wooden puzzle and challenged them to figure it out? These days I have...

Small Window

How to Make a Window

Woodworkers often find themselves doubling as the resident fixer-upper. As the go-to person who has the tools you’ll often be asked to “fix this” or “build that” for the house. I recently did some window repair on my own house, and I must say that all of the things I’ve been learning about the craft helped...

Perfect Edge

Book Giveaway: Perfect Edge

Thanks for all the great comments! Congratulations to “Whitefang,” the winner of this book giveaway. Stay tuned for more exciting book giveaways and if you’re interested in a copy of “The Perfect Edge” it is currently available at ShopWoodworking.com. Any experienced woodworker will tell you that the first secret to good work is keeping your tools...

Denning on Cabinet-making

Book Giveaway: Denning on Cabinet-making

Thanks for all the great comments! Congratulations to “Jeffreyi,” the winner of this book giveaway. Stay tuned for more exciting book giveaways and if you’re interested in a copy of “The Art and Craft of Cabinet-making” it is currently available at ShopWoodworking.com. After a brief lapse in book giveaways due to a bit of travel, I’m...

Building Boxes

Book Giveaway: Building Boxes

Thanks for all the great comments! Congratulations to “Carpiodiem,” the winner of this book giveaway. Stay tuned for more exciting book giveaways and if you’re interested in a copy of “Build 25 Beautiful Boxes.” it is currently available at ShopWoodworking.com. I recently completed a box project that I did as practice for hand-cutting dovetails (a new...

Mid-Century Modern Furniture Plans

Book Giveaway: Mid-Century Modern Furniture Plans

Thanks for all the great comments! Congratulations to “kevinbraddock,” the winner of this book giveaway. Stay tuned for more exciting book giveaways and if you’re interested in a copy of “Mid-Century Modern Furniture” it is currently available at ShopWoodworking.com. This week’s book giveaway is for Michael Crow’s “Mid-Century Modern Furniture: Shop Drawings & Techniques for Making...

Practical Workshop

Build Your Practical Workshop

  In this excerpt from “The Practical Workshop: A Woodworker’s Guide to Workbenches, Layout & Tools,” Christopher Schwarz discusses how the book can help you build your practical workshop quickly and effectively – so you can spend less time setting up your space and more time woodworking.  Over the years I’ve seen some of the most incredible...

woodworking projects for the kitchen

Book Giveaway: The Woodworker’s Kitchen

Thanks for all the great comments! Congratulations to “rustycolbert,” the winner of this book giveaway. Stay tuned for more exciting book giveaways and if you’re interested in a copy of“The Woodworker’s Kitchen,” it is currently available at ShopWoodworking.com. For this week’s book giveaway I’ve chosen a fun book of kitchen themed woodworking projects: A.J. Hamler’s...

I Can Do That Woodworking Projects

Book Giveaway: I Can Do That! Weekend Woodworking Projects

Thanks for all the great comments! Congratulations to “rycomm,” the winner of this book giveaway. Stay tuned for more exciting book giveaways and if you’re interested in a copy of “I Can Do That! Woodworking Projects,” it is currently available at ShopWoodworking.com. Do you have a copy of “I Can Do That! Woodworking Projects?”  It’s a great...