Popular Woodworking (June 2012): Shaker Furniture & Lamps

Irish Chair

Building a throne for the common man. by Don Weber Pages 22-29 I’m sitting here listening to Fiona Richie’s “Thistle & Shamrock” radio show, thinking of an old friend, John [...]

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Oak & Mica Lamp

A blend of Arts & Crafts and Asian design influences. by Ken Burton Pages 30-33 My design sense and influences are pretty eclectic. I draw on a wide variety of sources and [...]

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Rabbets & Plows

Don’t be intimidated by these essential joinery planes – a few tricks make them easy to use. by Christopher Schwarz Pages 34-39 Many woodworkers think planes that cut joinery are [...]

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The ‘Wright’ Shaker Counter

You don’t need symmetry to build a period piece that pleases the eye. by Glen D. Huey Pages 40-47 If you joined the Shaker Hancock Bishopric in the early part of the 19th century, [...]

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Drawboring Demystified

This ancient mortise-and-tenon joinery technique needs no glue, no clamps. by Jennie Alexander & Peter Follansbee Pages 53-57 The excerpt that follows is adapted from “Make a [...]

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Arts & Mysteries: Sweat the Details

Small touches make a big difference in 'boarded furniture.' by Adam Cherubini Pages 18-20 This article is part three in a series I’m doing on boarded furniture. If you are new to [...]

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