November 2010 #186

Popular Woodworking November 2010 issueThe Popular Woodworking November 2010 issue’s cover project is a hanging corner cupboard by Mark Arnold. It’s much easier to build than it looks.

Ron Herman reveals why the forgotten miter box works just as well today as it did when the tool was used to build this country.

Marc Adams continues his series on veneer in his second installment. You’ll learn how to cut, glue and sand veneer.

Discover a traditional trick used by carpenters to help fit doors with ticking sticks.

In the first of a series of articles, Michael Dunbar assists with aging your projects gracefully using tricks to add artful wear and tear to a piece of furniture.

Charles Bender teaches you how to build a rare William & Mary bookstand.

The I Can Do That project is a set of contemporary shelves.

George R. Walker explores the use of ornamentation in furniture design, and shows how it can add spice to your work.

Detailed article previews are below. Online Extras (downloads, etc.) can be found inside each article.

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Online Extras: November 2010 Issue

Online Extras for the November 2010 issue include the free SketchUp model for the Hanging Corner Cupboard, the free SketchUp model for the Contemporary Shelves, the complete SketchUp model for the William & Mary Bookstand and more.

End Grain: Repurposed, Reimagined

Morgan library pieces get extended shelf life. By Brendan Isaac Jones Page: 64 From the November 2010 issue # 186 Buy this issue now The call came as monumental calls do – in the middle of hanging upper cabinets. “My name is D—, and I need you to build me two walk-in closets using J.P....

Flexner on Finishing: Wiping Varnish

A method of brushing onto a complex surface. By Bob Flexner Pages: 54-56 From the November 2010 issue # 186 Buy this issue now Wiping varnish might be the most popular hand-applied finish used by woodworkers. It’s popular because it’s just as easy to apply as oil finishes but much more moisture, scratch, heat...

Fit Doors with Ticking Sticks

A traditional trick used by carpenters can help you fit doors into almost any irregular opening. By Carl Bilderback Pages: 48-49 From the November 2010 issue # 186 Buy this issue now Fitting inset doors into a face frame cabinet is a task that even veteran cabinetmakers would rather avoid. Unless the corners of...

Cut, Glue & Sand Veneer

Part 2: Simple and inexpensive tools are the core of a successful veneering job. By Marc Adams Pages: 40-47 From the November 2010 issue # 186 Buy this issue now For nearly 30 years I have worked with veneer as one of my principal materials in all my furniture pieces. What I enjoy the...

The Forgotten Miter Box

Once common, the miter box has been relegated to garage sales. Here’s why you should find one for your workshop. By Ron Herman Pages: 36-39 From the November 2010 issue # 186 Buy this issue now I build houses for a living, and I have a full array of power equipment at my disposal....

Hanging Corner Cupboard

Scrollwork and a tombstone panel door add a stylish challenge. By Mark Arnold Pages: 30-35 From the November 2010 issue # 186 Buy this issue now A 7'-tall corner cabinet is impressive, but can be a daunting project for someone with little shop time. Traditional corner cupboards require a commitment – not just of...

I Can Do That: Contemporary Shelves

Construction lumber dressed up for display. By Robert W. Lang Pages: 28-29 From the November 2010 issue # 186 Buy this issue now For sturdy, attractive and affordable material to build these shelves, bypass the fancy stuff at the front of your local home center and head for the back where they keep the...