[LESS INFO] 76 VIEWS | ADDED 15:05:06 09/16/09
In the November 2009 issue of Popular Woodworking , Kevin Glen Drake authored an article titled "Turning for Furniture Makers." This behind-the-scenes video was filmed during the photo shoot for the article, and you'll get to hear about why Kevin uses a skew chisel and watch him turn a chisel handle.
[LESS INFO] 113 VIEWS | ADDED 18:46:59 09/02/09
Jameel Abraham of Benchcrafted, an exhibitor at Woodworking in America St. Charles, takes us on a tour of Benchcrafted's new products. See the Glide leg vise in action as well as the wagon tail vise and the new carbide-edged scraper.
[LESS INFO] 150 VIEWS | ADDED 17:33:25 08/28/09
A quick-hitter look at the Woodworking in America Hand Tool Olympics held in St. Charles, IL at the Furniture Construction & Design Conference. Get a first-hand look at the events and how the judges went about scoring each event.
[LESS INFO] 29 VIEWS | ADDED 21:02:23 08/19/09
If you’ve got a favorite lamp that stops working (even though not all might agree on it’s aesthetic value) fix it, don’t throw it away. Authors Jodi Marks and Steve Schultz show you the step-by-step process to rescue your family treasure in this short video.
[LESS INFO] 158 VIEWS | ADDED 17:48:52 08/18/09
Breadboard ends are a traditional method of keeping large panels (such as tabletops and chest lids) flat. But, you don't need to use traditional methods to make them. Senior Editor Glen D. Huey shows you how to easily make great-looking breadboard ends using a router, one bit and a few scraps of wood.
[LESS INFO] 10 VIEWS | ADDED 15:20:00 06/16/09
As a veteran furniture maker, Steve Shanesy took up turning to expand the repertoire of his woodworking skills. After several years, and hundreds of projects later, Steve decided to create a DVD that would demonstrate the basics of spindle turning so that you too can expand the types of projects you build. This "trailer" shows all of the projects you'll learn to build and the skills you'll learn to master in this essential DVD.
[LESS INFO] 70 VIEWS | ADDED 19:51:41 06/10/09
When asked to add a video component to The Drawer Book (available in July from Popular Woodworking Books), our intrepid editors were happy to oblige. We did manage to produce 30 minutes of useful information about drawer hardware, but along the way there were some...glitches. Happily, they last less than two minutes...
[LESS INFO] 20 VIEWS | ADDED 20:04:09 06/05/09
Bellflowers and stringing inlay are just two eye-catching features of fine Federal furniture (which you can learn about on page 49 in the August 2009 issue of Popular Woodworking ). Add cuff banding and you’ll draw attention to the ankles, too. Rob Millard shows you how in this new video.
[LESS INFO] 10 VIEWS | ADDED 13:55:04 04/14/09
In the June 2009 issue of Popular Woodworking Bob Lang shows you how to build a "No-nonsense Router Table." In this video, he shows you how to inset a router base plate using a very simple method.