Ever since the dawn of the Bronze Age, woodworking has been about more than just wood – even if that’s the material we drool over the heaviest. Most furniture put together, with a few exceptions, uses hardware of some kind in the construction. The best wooden furniture, of course, only uses the best woodworking hardware. Use our resources to find the best hardware appropriate to the woodworking project under construction in your shop. From reviews to installation techniques, we have everything you need 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 [...]
I’m building cubbyholes for the gallery in the Campaign Secretary I’m constructing for Popular Woodworking Magazine. I’m now down to the seven little interior drawers and installing the hardware. [...]
After much searching, purchasing and examination I settled on a suite of hardware for the Campaign Chest I’m building for Popular Woodworking Magazine. The hardware arrived this week, and I could [...]