Author Archives: Pop Wood Editors

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DIY Folding Mobile Workbench Modifications

Editor’s note: I saw Elisha’s version of the American Woodworker DIY Folding Workbench on Instagram and asked her to share her modifications on the PopWood blog. She also made an outstanding video of the build, check it out! https://youtu.be/jUNZVaGAE3E Find PneumaticAddict, Elisha’s digital brand, on Instagram, YouTube and Website. I’m lucky enough to...

34 Days for Dad 2018! Enter Every Single Day!

Every year we celebrate father’s day with a daily giveaway. This year we have 34 chances for you to win something awesome for dad (or mom, or whomever appreciates woodworking supplies in your household!) You can enter every day over at https://www.popularwoodworking.com/34days.

A Simple, Modern Outdoor Lounge Chair

Sponsored by Wagner My wife probably looks at me funny, but when the latest furniture collection catalogs come in the mail, I don’t just read them; I study them. It’s not that I don’t have plenty of furniture designs wafting around in my head, but inspiration does not happen in a...

Bevel planing. After the mortise is chopped and the groove is plowed, bevel the edge of the parts. Check the fi t as you go, and make small adjustments.

Mitered Mortise & Tenon – June 2018

A mitered mortise and tenon joint brings an English charm to a New England-style chest. by Peter Follansbee For me, the timing of writing for a magazine is hard to wrap my head around. The season that I write in is never the season my stuff gets read. As I write...

The Great Glue Test – Wood by Wright

Editor’s note: The following post is from James Wright of Wood By Wright on YouTube. He recently conducted a massive test of common wood glues and I asked him to share a few discoveries on the Popular Woodworking blog. Links at the bottom of the post are affiliate links that support...

Dust-Free Bandsaw – Tricks of the Trade

We recently had a reader, Michael Wygmans, submit their build of the Dust-free Bandsaw article from American Woodworker. This article first appeared in 2004 as a solution to the anemic dust collection on 14″ Delta bandsaws. Michael mentioned that he designed his adapter to be  1 7/8″ wide rather than 1 5/8″ described in the article. If you...

In Pursuit of the Hand Tool Tradition: Efficiency, Community, and Technique in Historic Furniture Making

Editor’s note: Andrew submitted this comprehensive analysis of the fourth issue of Mortise & Tenon magazine to us after a conversation on YouTube. He proposes several fascinating themes for this issue. Thanks Andrew! – David Lyell  In Pursuit of the Hand Tool Tradition: Efficiency, Community, and Technique in Historic Furniture Making...

2018 Home Depot PROspective

Editor’s note: This post was written by Rick LaFaver. You can find him on YouTube, Instagram and on the web as WoodWorkLIFE. He attended The Home Depot’s annual event for industry and influencers, PROspective. The following post reflects his experience at the event! – David Lyell This week, The Home Depot...