A tiger maple slipper-foot tea table graces our cover of the June 2008 issue of Popular Woodworking. Senior Editor Glen Huey shows simple methods to make the solid joints at the core of this elegant project. Mark Adams continues his series on A Better Way to Work with tips and techniques for the band saw. Go beyond the basics with Michael Dunbar and discover the best methods in Planecraft: Jointer & Block Planes. Editor Christopher Schwarz explains the three things you need to build furniture without a shop. Our I Can Do That project is a CD rack that takes the mystery out of mitering. We build an Asian-influenced Jatoba bench and show you the steps we took. Save some money and do better work at the same time by brazing your own band saw blades. Travel back to the 18th-century and learn the Arts & Mysteries of chairmaking with Adam Cherubini. Tool Test explores a new compact drill, cool new drill chucks and some excellent chisels. Great Workshops visits a school that teaches old-time skills for a modern purpose. Bob Flexner lays out the Rules to Finish By. Detailed article previews are below. Online Extras for this issue are found in their respective articles.
An ocean-wide gap in terminology can cause confusion. By Philip W. Leon Page: 88 From the June 2008 issue #169 Buy this issue now The first time I went to England, I soon learned to take the lift [...]
A graceful slipper-footed design enhanced with additional period details. By Glen D. Huey Pages: 34-42 From the June 2008 issue #169 Buy this issue now In Colonial America, prior to Paul Revere’s [...]