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Excerpt: Building Traditional Face Frame Cabinets

Editor’s note: I’m been planning a kitchen remodel, so I’ve been pouring over all of the resources I can on building kitchen cabinets. Steve Maxwell’s Building Traditional Face Frame Cabinets has some of the best no-nonsense advice and designs I’ve come across, and the included videos are very helpful in explaining the entire process in…

Limbert – Second Fiddle to the Stickleys?

Like any Arts & Crafts enthusiast, I like the Gustav and L. & J.G. Stickley classics. But ever since I started collecting the stuff 28 years ago, I’ve had a deep affection for pieces by the Charles P. Limbert Co. of Holland, Mich. Like many of his contemporaries, Limbert made a lot of Stickley-esque pieces…

Jigs for Perfect Mortise & Tenon Joints

Mortise-and-tenon joints tend to frustrate woodworkers far more than dovetails do. That’s no mystery; they are genuinely harder to cut than dovetails.

Building a Handmade Try Square

Try Squares While you can certainly use a typical machinist’s combination square for layout work, they aren’t particularly friendly to the hand, they are heavy and they can easily, if mishandled, ding the wood. In contrast, a wooden square feels soft, light and warm to the touch and is a thing of beauty to look…

I Can Do That!

Let’s make something together! Join your hosts, Andrew Zoellner and David Lyell. Our I Can Do That! series features long-format builds that are designed to be as instructional as possible. Each episode is around 30 minutes and walks you through the entire build.

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Handplane Essentials with Christopher Schwarz

Christopher Schwarz has been finding and re-habbing handplanes for more than a decade. In this collection he shares his hard-learned knowledge to help you create a piece of working art for your own workbench. Follow Christopher’s step-by-step approach, and you’ll end up with a vintage (or new) tool that performs perfectly.

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