The cover project of Popular Woodworking December 2010 is a Line & Berry Chest of Drawers. It’s a traditional design from Chester County, Pennsylvania. The inlay on the drawer is made simpler with router patterns and a good straight bit.
Allan Turner teaches you cross-grain solutions to defeat splitting in solid wood construction.
In part three of a series, Marc Adams shows you simple patterns in veneer using only mirrors, a cheap knife and a straightedge.
You’ll create a useful English layout square that is easy to make, easy on the eyes and awesome to use.
Details shaped by hand and eye help to define the style of a Greene & Greene frame. In the second part of his Aging Furniture story, Michael Dunar shows you furniture’s battle scars and teaches you how to create this “incidental” wear on your projects.
Bob Rozaieski teaches you to soup up your sawing savvy through practicing proper techniques.
The I Can Do That project is a Victorian side table.
You’ll also learn to build Moxon’s Ingenious Bench Vise in the Jig Journal column.
George R. Walker reveals how great legs are essential to proportioning a piece of furniture.
Bob Flexner gives you the essential details when it comes to staining wood.
Detailed article previews are below. Online Extras (downloads, etc.) for this issue are found inside each article.
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