This video is about the ubiquitous human activity of building with wood, and highlights common concerns faced by all woodworkers. By contrasting age-old Japanese tools, technology and techniques with the more common approaches in Western methodologies, the challenges, insights and options modern woodworkers face come into clearer resolution.
WOOD magazine Master Craftsman Jim Heavy shares a variety of woodworking tips and techniques from lumber selection, through stock preparation, joinery, glue-ups and more. Packed with tips to improve your woodworking. Includes a 50-page PDF file with project plans, tips and technique articles from the pages of WOOD magazine.
Popular Woodworking Magazine presents this collection of 8 outdoor projects. The eight builds offer great suggestions for making the most of warmer weather - and finishing expert Bob Flexner tells you how best to keep your outdoor items looking their best.
Reproducing a piece of furniture can be a challenge when you don't have a set of plans. In this video, Phil Lowe shows you how to take measurements off an existing piece of furniture, create a set of plans, and then reproduce the piece in the workshop. You'll learn how to make simple aids to take measurements without damaging the furniture and how to use these measurements to make a set of full-size plans.