Our cover project for the April 2007 issue of Popular Woodworking is a set of the ever-popular barrister bookcases. What sets our version apart? It’s simple to build. Our I Can Do That project is a reproduction of a Shaker set of shelves. Adam Cherubini shows how stock was prepared in the 18th-century. Michael Dunbar reveals his methods for sensible and inexpensive sharpening. Bob Flexner details his methods for repairing chairs. Scott Gibson continues our Woodworking Essentials series with an in-depth article on material storage. Glen Huey details his methods and recipes for achieving classic American furniture finishes. We present full instructions for building a reversible lathe chuck. As always, we answer your questions and letters, share our readers’ Tricks of the Trade and continue to bring you the solid information to build your skills.Detailed article previews are below. Online extras can be found here.
This jig helps you easily reverse your work for base turning. By Garrett Lambert Pages: 53-55 From the April 2007 issue #161 Buy this issue now Properly finished bowls never reveal how the turner [...]
By Scott Gibson Pages: 45-52 From the April 2007 issue #161 Buy this issue now It takes more than a room full of tools to make a productive woodworking shop. Along with stationary power tools and [...]