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Finding affordable lumber has always been a mainstay for woodworkers, and when you tie our dwindling natural resources into the conversation the time is right to look at milling your own lumber. This seven-part weekly video series takes you through how to find lumber, how to operate a sawmill, details on types of sawing methods, stickering and drying and ultimately advice on using a mill as part of a business. Learn what you need to know to understand Milling Your Own Lumber.

21,000 Pages of Woodworking Update

The only thing more exciting than getting your regular copy of Popular Woodworking magazine in the mail is opening your computer and browsing through the entire back catalog for that project you said you’d build later on down the road. We enjoy this privilege on a daily basis in the Popular Woodworking office and now you…

The Lasting Influence of Tage Frid

Through teaching, this master craftsman’s work lives on. Learn more about the work and influence of Tage Frid.

Making Maple Black: How to do it without obscuring the wood

An acquaintance of mine was making a small project out of maple and he wanted it to be black. He asked if dye would do it, or should he use a different wood?

Two Techniques for Aging Brass

Left unfinished, brass will develop a patina with use. But sometimes you need the patina yesterday. Here are two methods to speed up the aging process.

I Can Do That!

Let’s make something together! Join your hosts, Andrew Zoellner and David Lyell. Our I Can Do That! series features long-format builds that are designed to be as instructional as possible. Each episode is around 30 minutes and walks you through the entire build.

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Handplane Essentials with Christopher Schwarz

Christopher Schwarz has been finding and re-habbing handplanes for more than a decade. In this collection he shares his hard-learned knowledge to help you create a piece of working art for your own workbench. Follow Christopher’s step-by-step approach, and you’ll end up with a vintage (or new) tool that performs perfectly.

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