In the December 2007 issue of Popular Woodworking, Senior Editor Glen Huey builds a 21st-century version of a classic Shaker Workbench. It’s a rock-solid design with plenty of storage below a massive maple top. Other key articles:
It’s time for our annual picks of the best new tools of the year, and we present our list of 15 favorites.
Marc Adams continues his new series about working smarter and safer with Woodworking Essentials: Practical Safety Devices.
Think you can’t cut variable spaced dovetails with an inexpensive jig? Think again. Senior Editor Robert Lang builds a magnificent mahogany reproduction of the little-known Gustav Stickley poppy table.
In Jig Journal, we have two great ways to draw perfect arcs.
I Can Do That returns with a mission chair, and it introduces a new I Can Do That book.
Bob Flexner clears the confusion surrounding solvents.
Our Tool Test features the new Veritas Small Plow Plane.
Adam Cherubini puts the finishing touches on his standing desk in Arts & Mysteries.
At the Lathe features a perfect project for the season, turning tops.
Detailed article previews are below. Online Extras for this issue are found inside their respective articles.