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Understanding The Three Types of Layout Lines

Understanding The Three Types of Layout Lines

Understanding The Three Types of Layout Lines Synopsis: On the surface, a layout line is a simple thing. But laying out a woodworking project calls for such a variety of marking tools and techniques that it pays to learn about them. Here is an overview of the layout...

Video: How To Mockup Federal-Style Inlays

Video: How To Mockup Federal-Style Inlays When designing a pair of federal side tables, Bob Van Dyke wanted to be able to see into the future before he committed to an inlay pattern. Bob has just about every tool you can imagine in his school, but unfortunately a time...
Workshop Tip: Use Dowel Jig to Mark True Center on any Board

Workshop Tip: Use Dowel Jig to Mark True Center on any Board

Workshop Tip: Use Dowel Jig to Mark True Center on any Board Most boards end up at nonstandard thicknesses, making it a challenge to find and mark their true center for various tasks. I found the perfect solution in my dowel jig, which comes with a variety of inserts...
Using SketchUp to Turn a Tapered Sheraton Leg

Using SketchUp to Turn a Tapered Sheraton Leg

Using SketchUp to Turn a Tapered Sheraton Leg Late last year, I built one of these Sheraton Work Tables. The original was made circa 1800 by John and Thomas Seymour in Boston. I found a picture in one of my books “The Furniture Masterworks of John & Thomas...

An interview with chairmaker Brian Boggs

An interview with chairmaker Brian Boggs Brian Boggs has been building chairs since 1982, when he was a student of French and philosophy at Berea College in Kentucky. Before that, he aspired to be a fine art painter; he even took a trip to Paris to pursue it. Back in...

Design – FineWoodworking

Design – FineWoodworking Design – FineWoodworkinghttp://www.finewoodworking.com Expert advice on woodworking and furniture making, with thousands of how-to videos, step-by-step articles, project plans, photo galleries, tool reviews, blogs, and moreTue, 06 Mar 2018...