In the November 2007 issue of Popular Woodworking, we test six new “hybrid” table saws in a working shop and pick the best. Marc Adams, founder of one of the largest woodworking schools in the country, begins a new Woodworking Essentials series called A Better Way to Work. You’ll also find plans and read about the mystery of a recently discovered Greene & Greene-style table. Discover 11 workbench upgrades to improve workholding. Make a Shaker music box with John Wilson. Plus, from our regular columnists you’ll learn how to get a great finish from home-center products. Read about the final construction touches on Adam Cherubini’s year-long hand-tools-only standing desk project. Build a Shaker step stool in I Can Do That.Turn a top (or 1,000). Detailed article previews are below. Online Extras for this issue are found in their respective articles.
Your early projects don’t have to end up as firewood. By Chris Hedges Page: 100 From the November 2007 issue #165 Buy this issue now When people see the Philadelphia-style secretary I built, they [...]
The single most important hand-tool appliance is 3 sticks of wood. By Christopher Schwarz Pages: 86-88 From the November 2007 issue #165 Buy this issue now Owning a backsaw without owning a bench [...]
Detailed drawings, cut lists and grain orientation aid in a successful building process. By Ted Brown Pages: 70-73 From the November 2007 issue #165 Buy this issue now We use detailed drawings to [...]
Simple and ingenious jigs that will unlock the full capacity of your workbench. By Rob Porcaro Pages: 57-61 From the November 2007 issue #165 Buy this issue now The most important tool in my shop [...]