Month: September 2010 | Popular Woodworking Magazine

They Grow Up So Fast

I’ve had the title “editor” at this magazine for about five or six years now, and I’ve found that it is mostly a toothless position. I don’t really control when your [...]

Line & Berry Inlaid Chest

I really like how, as an editor of Popular Woodworking Magazine (PWM), I have a say in what is covered throughout the year in the printed pages , and how nice it is to intertwine projects that I [...]

WIA Marketplace

This weekend is the Woodworking America Conference in Ohio. I highly recommend you go. Yes the sessions may be sold out. But having attended the last two, I can tell you there’s a lot going [...]

THE FLOATING PENCIL

BEECH RING AND PENCIL. ???????????? TAKES A WHILE TO PER-FECT BUT ONCE DONE.ITS  AMAZING. EASY TO DO WHEN YOU KNOW HOW? …

Saturday Morning Mortise

Gosh , nothing more exciting on a Saturday morning than one’s first hand-cut through-mortise. In 2″-thick hard maple. On a critical piece. I came in today to install as much as [...]

GLASS ENGRAVING USING A DREMEL ENGRAVER

SOME GLASS ENGRAVING USING MY DREMEL WITH DIAMOND TIPS. GLASS IS 6X6 INCH PANE.USING A CHINA GRAPH PENCIL TO FREE HAND PATTERN ,THEN ENGRAVE FREE HAND. A WEEKEND PIECE TO PASS THE TIME AWAY. 3 [...]

More tools you don’t need

In my last blog I wrote about tools you don’t need. The point was that we don’t always get good information on what to buy. Our sources for tool recommendations aren’t always [...]

A Class I Wish I Could Take

I’ve always admired Garrett Hack’s furniture, especially after I examined a piece in detail that a friend of mine owns. Some furniture looks good in photographs. Some looks good in [...]

Rejuvenate Your Scrap Bin at WIA

Are you hoarding a bin full of interesting scraps you can’t bear to throw away…but no project in mind on which to use them? How about someone else’s scrap bin , might that be [...]

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