Craft a Country Finish
When the time came to apply an authentic-looking old-time country finish to our oak bedroom furniture set, we turned to Robby Pederson.
Choices for Drawer Bottoms - Weekend With WOOD 2015
Learn the differences between solid wood bottoms and plywood bottoms and how best to support them to prevent sagging.
Chuck Isaacson Shop
A video tour of Chuck Isaacsons wheelchair-accessible shop.
Ultimate Sharpening System
WOOD magazine's ultimate sharpening system using three types of sharpening media.
Shop-made accessory enjoys on-again, off-again attraction.
Passing Along the Craft
Over the last six years of fatherhood, I have discovered some ways to share my passion for woodworking with my children.
Don't get burned
Follow these simple tips to avoid a fire disaster.
Rotating Finishing Table
Avoid smudges and sticky fingers with a mini-lazy Susan that turns while you stay put and spray.
What's the best way to store wine bottles?
I’m designing a wine cabinet that when closed looks like a steamer trunk. But I don’t know the best angle for storing wine bottles. Also, what else does such a cabinet normally hold?
Relax! They're not goof-ups, they're... Golden opportunities
How many times have I gathered my material, collected my tools, stepped to the bench and completed a project without making a single mistake? Let me see...
Norm Abram Interview - 2008 IWF
Master Carpenter Norm Abram sat down for an interview with WOOD magazine tools editor Bob Hunter.
Shape Wood Fast with a Spokeshave
This centuries-old tool rounds over edges and cuts clean chamfers faster than you can set up a router to do the same job.
Handling Sheet Goods
Jeff Mertz shows how to safely handle sheet goods in your shop.
How do I remove the burrs from my pipe clamps?
The more I use my pipe clamps, the more “bite marks” I get on the pipe from the tail jaw. Now the jaw catches as it slides. What can I do to fix this and prevent it from happening again?
Building the Splinter Supercar
Joe Harmon, creator of the Splinter, discusses the car, the work process, and his inspiration for building a 200-plus mph wooden supercar.
Stack shelves for easy finishing
Here's how to apply finish to six bookcase sides and edges of the shelves in one sitting.
Simple router bit storage anyone can tackle
I use a plastic fisherman's tackle box to hold my router bits.