3 Tips for Better Finger Joints

Best Wood Types for Finger Joints The type of wood used will make a difference in how forgiving the joint is to put together. Softer woods, such as pine or poplar, will compress when assembled. [...]

Web Extras #172 June/July 2014

Turning a standard rolling pin (“French Rolling Pin,” page 25)     Tips for Buying and Using Rough Lumber (“18 Shop Storage Tips,” page 32)     Plans [...]

Rollers Ease Plywood Storage

Rollers Ease Plywood Storage Before I installed these rollers, sliding plywood in and out of my storage rack used to wear me out. It also damaged the edges of the sheets. Now plywood sheets glide [...]

Ten Days to Senco

Including today, there are 10 days left until Senco descends upon the Popular Woodworking Magazine shop. Ten days left for you to register for the event so you have a shot at winning some cool [...]

Liz Koerner’s "Dash" coffee table.

Studio furniture maker Liz Koerner is a recent graduate of the Core program at Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina. In 2012 she took my Campaign furniture class where she began designing [...]

Quick Like a Dutchman

During the last year, I have been trying to figure out how to build the Dutch Tool Chest in two days during a class without sacrificing any of the joinery or important handwork lessons. I think I [...]

Is Your Miter Saw Square?

Question & Answer Is your miter saw square? Q. I want to adjust my miter saw so it’s dead-on accurate, but I don’t have a fancy square. How do I do it? A. Use an old [...]

David Ebner furniture show and video

David Ebner is a master furniture maker from Long Island, New York. I saw one of his elegant console tables in The Salon: Art + Design in Manhattan a few months ago. He showed this piece in the [...]

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