In issue #246 of Popular Woodworking, Anne Briggs shares why she thinks every woodworker should build a chair. Her journey through Greg Pennington’s Windsor chair school opened up a world of craft that few are bold enough to venture into.
Zachary Dillinger shares his take on recreating a machinist’s tool chest that any maker will find useful in the shop. He uses dowel joinery and hand tools to create a sharp looking storage solution.
Michael Crow builds a Japanese writer’s box that makes a perfect home for your treasures. Made out of Douglas Fir, this case is an excellent study in both box making and the beauty of utility.
Willie Sandry provides his plan for building a stylish walnut table in a weekend. His unique approach to inlay is sure to provide you with ideas for your next table.
Plus, get Peter Follansbee’s advice on reswawing, a tribute to the late Wayne Muma, and some sage advice on addressing common spraying problems from Bob Flexner, alongside great new tools, workshop tips and more.
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