If you’re going to invest the time and effort to make a high-quality piece of furniture such as the heirloom dresser on p. 31, you’re going to want to put the same kind of care into making the drawers as you do into making the rest of the piece. To me, this means dovetail joinery: half blinds at the front, and through at the rear.
What is Turn for Troops?
Turn for Troops is a national initiative started by Woodcraft in 2004 in an effort to bolster the spirits of active duty and rehabilitating military service members. Woodcraft stores across the country host turning events over Veterans Day weekend to assist volunteers in handcrafting wooden writing pens, which are then sent to the troops with personal notes from the turners. Read more FAQ here...
Powermatic has introduced its new ArmorGlide Technology. It is an industrial-grade coating used in their bandsaws, table saws, and jointers, giving them more durability, rust resistance and low friction work surfaces. Learn more in this article and video!
steel turning tools work well for a lot of applications. But when I absolutely
need a razor-sharp edge and want to reduce the risk of a catch, as when turning
the spindle of the Inside-Out Cake Stand (Oct/Nov 2023), I turn to carbide-tipped
I love cake. Whether angel’s food, devil’s food, coffee, carrot, or cheese, cut me a slice. And no matter the occasion, if cake is involved, it usually means something special is going on. So whether your cake is store-bought, homemade, or from a box, it ought to be the center of attention. I designed this stand to elevate any cake to its rightful place.