Month: May 2012 | Popular Woodworking Magazine

Sources for Rule Joint Hinges

Coming soon (June 12) in the August 2012 Issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine is an article by Willard Anderson titled “Rule Joints by Hand and Power,” which explains the history of [...]

Positioning Rule Joint Hinges

Coming soon (June 12) in the August 2012 Issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine, is an article by  Willard Anderson titled “Rule Joints by Hand and Power,” which both explains the [...]

Campaign Furniture

Simple, rugged, masculine and awesome – this sometimes-forgotten style of furniture is great for beginning and advanced woodworkers. By Christopher Schwarz Pages [...]

4 Boxes, 4 Ways

The editors present some of their favorite designs. By Matthew Teague, Robert W. Lang, Megan Fitzpatrick & Steve Shanesy Page 31-35 Whether we spend most of our time building [...]

A Trio of Trifids

Three variations on a carved foot offer high style. By Charles Bender Pages 36-41 Access to information provides the modern woodworker with greater variety, and it challenges [...]

Stickley Book Rack

Expose your joinery skills with this Arts & Crafts classic. By Robert Lang Pages 42-47 In the early 1900s, furniture maker Gustav Stickley began producing a unique style of [...]

Rule Joints: by Hand & by Power

No matter how you cut them, understand their subtleties to make a smooth-moving joint. By Willard Anderson Pages 48-53 The rule joint is elegant in its apparent simplicity and is [...]

The Elusive Ellipse

Plot an ellipse using simple geometry in 4 minutes or less – really! By Freddy Roman Pages 54-57 As a furniture maker with a fondness for the Federal period, I’m interested in the [...]

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