Month: February 2010 | Popular Woodworking Magazine

COCONUT BIRD FEEDER

CUT 1/4 TOP OF COCONUT,SCOOP OUT COCONUT, MAKE A FACE IF YOU WANT TO ON FRONT? THEN PLASTICOTE COCONUT,HANG AND FILL WITH PEANUTS FOR BIRDS. …

PLANT POT HOLDER

MADE FROM  SCAFFOLDBOARD, EASY TO MAKE.SELF EXPLANTORY.!! CUT TO PLANT POT SIZE.THEN FIX TO GARDEN POST. THESE HAVE BEEN TANALISED AND I USED WATER BASED CLEAR TIMBER SEALER WITH A DROP [...]

Video: Other Ways to Rip

For me, ripping boards on low sawhorses is a quick trip to a sore back. It’s a balancing act done while bending over and pushing hard. So I’m always on the lookout for ways to do the [...]

Looking for the Best Veneer Work

Woodworkers often labor without a lot of recognition or reward. If you have a project that utilizes veneer, here is a chance to get both. VeneerTech, a North Carolina based supplier of veneer is [...]

Festool Improves Its C12 Drill-driver

Since the Festool C12 drill/driver’s release, the Popular Woodworking shop has had the tool in use. In fact, someone in the shop (I’ll not mention the name) keeps this tool close at [...]

An Education in Moulding

For as long as I can remember I’ve had a helpful chart hanging above my desk that explains 32 common moulding profiles. Whenever I forgot what a “conge” looked like, I could [...]

TWO KNOTS BETTER THAN ONE

AS I HAD DONE ONE KNOT IN A DOWEL ROD!! I HAD THE OTHER DOWEL OVER ,SO I DID AND PER-FECTED TWO KNOTS. THIS TOOK HALF THE NIGHT TO DO AS I WILL NEVER EVER LET ANYTHING GET THE BETTER OF …

Twin Kitchen Hutches #58

  Now let’s mill the edges of the top shelves. I install a 3/8’’ roundover bit in the router table.     As usual, I proceed with test cuts. If you look closely on [...]

THE AMAZING KNOT

     A PINE DOWEL 250 MM LONG X 3.5 MM DIAMETER. THIS IS WHAT IMPOSSIBLE IS. AND THIS IS WHAT I MAKE POSSIBLE, THIS TOOK TIME TO PER-FECT!! BUT I MANAGED TO MAKE IT [...]

Dovetails in Real Time

I’m think I’m a decent dovetailer. My joints are tight and I get things done. Heck, I can even teach dovetailing to others when pressed. So why don’t I post a video of how [...]

Axes: Better than a Company Gym

Memo to Human ResourcesRe: Throwing Axes by the Dumpster Dear Sir or Madam, As an employee of F+W Media Inc., I applaud the recent addition of yoga mats and treadmills to our exercise room. The [...]

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