Norm Abram takes center stage in this issue of Popular Woodworking from August 2005. He invites us to visit the New Yankee Workshop. We work side-by side with Norm and build one of his famous Adirondack chairs. He shares his construction secrets, and we give you the plans to build your own.
In our Great Workshops feature, we show you what the TV cameras don’t and debunk 7 myths about the frugal New Yankee.
Miter saws are a great idea, but need some help to achieve pinpoint accuracy. We show you how to set one up with only a few dollars worth of material and hardware.
David Charlesworth explains how a curved iron in your plane will help you to easily get a square edge.
Scott Gibson gives you the best of both worlds: a hand cut look in very little time.
Leaning shelves are everywhere. We give you plans and show you how to make a set that looks good, incorporates a desk and will last forever.
Bill Hylton guides you to perfect cope-and-stick joints in Power Tool Joinery.
As always, we feature the latest tools, Tricks of the Trade, articles on turning, finishing tips and much more.
Detailed article previews are below. Online extras can be found here.
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