Dovetails can be tricky at first, but this February 2004 issue of Popular Woodworking has your back. Master dovetailer Lonnie Bird offers methods for quick success. In Resurrecting Chisels, Paul Anthony offers five tricks to transform your dull, rusty tools. What are the best 15″ planers? Learn how to build a boat at home. Discover ways to frame and panel a chest of drawers. Gustav Stickley’s glass-front bookcase is examined. Fix finish scratches with these tips. These 17 jigs and accessories add accuracy to your table saw. Discover the WoodRat. Get the lowdown on the best chuck to buy. Take a tour of Brian Boggs’s chairmaking shop. We put high-speed steel chisels, Hitachi’s two-base router, Bosch’s Power Box and a new waterstone from Norton through our Tool Test. Don’t miss Tricks of the Trade, Q&A and much more.Detailed article previews are below. Online extras can be found here.
If the scratch isn’t deep, the fix isn’t difficult. By Bob Flexner Pages: 98-99 From the February 2005 issue #146 Buy this issue now Even if you aren’t a professional woodworker, you probably get [...]
Old chisels can be brought back to life using these simple steps. By Paul Anthony Pages: 74-79 From the February 2005 issue #146 Buy this issue now If ever there was a type of used hand tool that [...]