Three Ways to Make Edge Joints

By hand or power? With a spring joint or not? by Robert W. Lang, Glen D. Huey & Christopher Schwarz pgs. 40-43 From the April 2009 issue #175 Buy the issue now One of the most important [...]

A New Manual for Biscuit Joiners

The 27 time-tested techniques to tame this often-tricky tool. by Robert W. Lang from the February 2007 issue The biscuit joiner is one of those tools that promises to make life so much easier. [...]

The Anvil Test

Destroying 10 joints taught us surprising lessons about joint design, wood failure and the tenacity of modern glue. By Robert W. Lang Pages: 76-79 From the December 2005 issue #152 Buy this issue [...]

14.4-volt Drills

They’re more powerful and affordable than ever, but are they a good choice for you? By David Thiel and Robert W. Lang Pages: 70-75 From the December 2005 issue #152 Buy this issue now For the [...]

Arts & Crafts Bridal Chest

Contrasting woods highlight the elegant lines of this Gustav Stickley-designed classic. By Robert W. Lang Pages: 76-84 From the November 2005 issue #151 Buy this issue now In days gone by, a [...]

Setting Jointer & Planer Knives

A close look at jigs and techniques for getting your knives positioned quickly so you can get back to work. By Robert W. Lang Pages: 88-93 From the October 2005 issue #150 Buy this issue now One [...]

Bent Laminations

Make curved forms without getting steamed. By Robert W. Lang Pages: 76-81 From the October 2005 issue #150 Buy this issue now Most of the time when a piece of wood has a bend or a curve, it means [...]

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