Norm Abram

Norm Abram: Life After ‘New Yankee’

Can America’s most recognizable woodworking personality actually retire? By Jefferson Kolle Pages 54-62 Norm Abram first stepped in front of a television camera in 1979 as the lead carpenter on “This Old House,” a show on which he still appears. A decade later, Norm began “The New Yankee Workshop,” and for 21 seasons he...

Norm Abram’s Adirondack Chair

Editor Steve Shanesy builds an improved Adirondack chair with Norm Abram in The New Yankee Workshop. Build the chair and learn how Abram works. By Steve Shanesy with Norm Abram Pages: 38-44 From the August 2005 issue #149 Buy this issue now I’ve become keenly aware throughout the years that patience...