Shaker Construction Methods

A furniture maker visits the Pleasant Hill, Ky., community and unearths a fair number of surprises (nails!) about Shaker joinery. Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in the [...]

The Anvil Test

Destroying 10 joints taught us surprising lessons about joint design, wood failure and the tenacity of modern glue. Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in the December 2005 [...]

Endurance Test: Tite-Mark Gauge

Yes, it’s expensive. But it’s also possibly the finest cutting gauge ever made for woodworking. By Christopher Schwarz Page: 87 From the December 2005 issue #152 Buy this issue now The Tite-Mark [...]

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 [...]

Best New Tools: 2005

By Christopher Schwarz Pages: 61-65 From the December 2005 issue #152 Buy this issue now We test a fair number of tools and machines here at Popular Woodworking, but some years generate a [...]

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