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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Design Matters: Add Spice to Your Work

A dash of ornament highlights a form. By George R. Walker Pages: 22-23 From the November 2010 issue # 186 Buy this issue now Thanksgiving at our house means shoehorning 14 guests into a dining room meant for eight, football on the television and the aroma of Barb’s sage dressing filling the house. Every...

Tool Test: Beadboards by Router

By Glen D. Huey Page: 19 From the November 2010 issue # 186 Buy this issue now Router bit profiles are used in many different applications. While the profiles might be identical, where the design is used changes depending on your work at hand. Case in point is the new set...

Tool Test: Glen-Drake Dovetail Saw

By Robert W. Lang Page: 18 From the November 2010 issue # 186 Buy this issue now Most boutique toolmakers offer nicely made renditions of traditional forms. Kevin Drake builds tools of excellent quality, but he takes tool design one step further, going back to basic principles to make tools that...

Tool Test: Delta’s New 18″ Drill Press

The best drill press worktable, period. By Glen D. Huey Page: 16 From the November 2010 issue # 186 Buy this issue now In many woodworking shops, the drill press might be the most under-utilized piece of machinery in the shop. Many common drill presses need to be tweaked to handle...

On the Level: New Workbench Book Teaches You How to Fish

By Christopher Schwarz Page: 6 From the November 2010 issue # 186 Buy this issue now Some people say I have a “workbench problem” because I’ve built so many of them. It’s more accurate to say instead that I have a “problem with workbenches.” After teaching in schools all over the...

Bookstand: A William and Mary Rarity

Important books have long been a symbol of education and wealth in Western culture. Naturally, if you owned an important book, you wanted a way to display it. This bookstand is definitely one rarity worth a second look.