Find out what the Popular Woodworking Magazine editors and contributing editors have to say about woodworking supplies including, wood selection, nails, screws (do you clock yours?!), hinges, locks and more – both on the blogs and in the magazine. You’ll find out what woodworking materials we recommend and why, some budget-conscious choices, comparisons of various hardware options, installation technique instruction, information on period hardware selection and more.
A concise chronicle of furniture hardware styles to help you build it better. One question I am often asked is, “What hardware should I use?” And the answer is usually, “It depends.” What did you [...]
Three of the enemies in my shop are rust, zinc coating and black oxide. 1. Rust: No explanation needed. Rust is the enemy of steel, and steel is what allows us to tame wood. 2. Zinc coating: Many [...]