Log Cabin Shop

My shop may appear rustic, but you won’t find a dirt floor or antique machinery inside. Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in American Woodworker #146. In fact, my friends all [...]

A School for Impractical Cabinetmakers

A gifted teacher preserves and shares the legacy of James Krenov. Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in the June 2017 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine To reach the Inside [...]

Remembering Sam Maloof

Designer and builder of elegant but simple iconic furniture. Editor’s note: This piece was originally published in the December 2009 issue of Popular Woodworking in memoriam of Sam’s [...]

An Unusual Retirement

In Conversation with Plane Maker Karl Holtey. Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the December 2020 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. In 2015, acclaimed hand plane maker [...]

The Magic of Iron & Fire

A chairmaker explains his fascination with the ancient art of blacksmithing and being able to make his own woodworking tools. It was April of 1986, and I’d just arrived at a craft show up a long [...]

Tree-Hugging Shop

After designing and building custom furniture in southern California for 24 years, I finally got to build my dream workshop. Inspired by the Craftsman style and the designs of the brothers Green, [...]

Woodworking in America: Nadia Dugger

We’re interviewing makers from all 50 states. Today we’re featuring Nadia Dugger, a woodworker and small business owner from Oklahoma.  How did you get started woodworking? Who were your mentors? [...]

The Art of Michael Ferris

A look into the larger-than-life. Sometimes inspiration comes from the strangest places. Take a tree stump bust and an inlay backgammon table for example. Two very different woodworking mediums [...]

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