February 2014 #209 - Popular Woodworking Magazine

Connecticut Lowboy

While simple to build, the details present a worthy challenge. by Glen D. Huey pages 26-33 While teaching a class at the Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking, I was asked to [...]

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Perfect Shoulders

An 18th-century chairmaker’s saw makes 21st-century work easier. by Jeff Miller pages 34-37 The graveyard of obscure and forgotten tools is large, densely packed and many layers [...]

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Roy Underhill’s Nail Cabinet

It’s a crate. It’s a cabinet. It’s useful shop furniture. by Christopher Scwharz pages 38-43 One of the enduring features of Roy Underhill’s “The Woodwright’s Shop” PBS television [...]

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4 Ways to Make a Mortise

A hole is just a hole, no matter how you dig it. by Robert W. Lang pages 44-48 The mortise-and-tenon joint is fundamental in woodworking. Along with the dovetail, this joint has [...]

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The Mercer Museum

A visionary’s concrete castle contains a generous slice of pre-industrial life. by Chuck Bender pages 49-52 Walking through the entrance of the Mercer Museum isn’t quite what one [...]

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Mighty Router Planes

This powerful precision tool belongs in every woodworker’s arsenal. by Megan Fitzpatrick pages 53-55 If you’re a woodworker who prefers to plug things in, you know there are [...]

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