In issue #243 of Popular Woodworking, you’ll see a Sculpted Side Table from Clark Kellogg that solves some unique design problems in bringing together flat aprons and tapered legs. Kellogg makes the case for his unusual tenons and completes the final shaping by hand.
Asa Christiana explains how he built and installed custom Shoji-Style sliding doors in his home. Christiana uses mortise and tenon joinery for the doors and Kumiko for the grid work in the windows.
David Lyell and Andrew Zoellner teamed up to explore a classic traveling tool case design that features hand-cut dovetails and double-deep chisel rack. A clever saw till in the lid will make traveling with your hand tools a simple affair.
Spike Carlsen dives into the world of Jacob Nelson, the owner of Musicmakers. Nelson makes kits that allow everyone to create their own instruments.
We also feature Peter Follansbee’s advice on using a hatchet; advice on how to design in multiples with George Walker; and wisdom on the fear of failure with Kieran Binnie.