Tag: Michael Dunbar | Popular Woodworking Magazine

Milk Paint

This article originally appeared in the February 2010 issue of Popular Woodworking pages 44-48. by Michael Dunbar Woodworkers have been painting their furniture for thousands of years. During [...]

Avoiding Mistakes

Improve your accuracy by changing your marking, measuring and working habits. In short: Be bold and consistent. By Michael Dunbar Pages 73-77 From the October 2006 issue #157 Buy this issue now [...]

Drawknives & Spokeshaves

These once-standard tools have a place in the modern shop. By Michael Dunbar Pages: 72-76 From the December 2008 Issue #173 Buy this issue now When the last grains of sand run through my [...]

Layout Tools

Whether you do hand or machine work, these layout tools are indespensable. By Michael Dunbar Pages: 52-57 From the October 2008 issue #171 Buy this issue now Layout tools are woodworking’s [...]

Shooting Boards

Small work is safer – and easier – to size with a handplane and shooting board. By Michael Dunbar Pages: 62-65 From the December 2009 issue #180 Buy this issue now I have been a woodworker for 38 [...]

Windsor Shop Stool

A comfortable seat can make a big difference in your work. By Michael Dunbar Pages: 39-45 From the October 2009 issue #178 Buy this issue now I designed this stool for a special purpose – making [...]

Milk Paint

This traditional paint looks great on any project – and it’s simple to use. By Michael Dunbar Pages: 44-48 From the February 2010 issue #181 Buy this issue now Woodworkers have been painting [...]

Understand & Use a Bowsaw

These traditional tools are woefully misunderstood by modern craftsmen. Here’s a primer. By Michael Dunbar Pages: 34-37 From the October 2010 issue # 185


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