November 2008 #172

Popular Woodworking November 2008 issueThe November 2008 issue of Popular Woodworking features dirt-simple router jigs designed and built by senior editor Glen D. Huey. He shows you his 11 best no-frills router jigs and techniques.

Our series of articles by Robert W. Lang and David Mathias continues with Everyday Greene & Greene where we take a tour of the non-public spaces of 10 Greene & Greene homes.

Frank Klausz shows us the bowsaw basics.

With just five tools and a little practice, Senior Editor Glen D. Huey will help you with your first fan carving.

Marc Adams helps you avoid kickback at the table saw.

We learn that when copying famous furniture, imitation could be illegal.

Detailed article previews are below.

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Out on a Limb: My Weird Relationship With My Router

By Christopher Schwarz Page: 12 From the November 2008 issue #172 Buy this issue now Perhaps it was the flames shooting out of the vent holes of the plunge router that first soured my relationship with the tool. But for some reason, I have always had an uneasy truce with my...