News & Views: Open the window
The “Making a panel plan” section of the Louvered Interior Shutters story (Feb/Mar 2023) contained an error. The last paragraph should have read, “Determine the number of louvers by subtracting twice your desired rail width from the panel height and dividing by 2. Round to the nearest whole number to get your number of louvers. Then modify the width of the rails to make the opening in the panel frame equal to twice this whole number.” Sorry, math is hard.
News & Views: Stoolcraft Magazine?
What’s with all the stools lately?
News & Views: Monkeying around
I enjoyed WoodSense (Oct/Nov 2022) on monkeypod. It brought back memories of my time in the Navy in 1970 at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. As a newly married couple, my wife and I, living on base, needed furniture, and the hobby shop on base sold monkeypod.
News & Views: Fine and fair
The San Diego Fine Woodworkers Association is accepting national and international entries for the 40th Annual Design in Wood Competition at the San Diego County Fair. The event will run from June 7 to July 4, 2023, with 23 categories including contemporary furniture, clocks, scrollsaw fretwork, veneering, and several carving and turning categories.
News & Views: Reader-friendly
This torture device you have produced is not designed to be read by anyone over 20 years old.
News & Views: Way off base
The dimensions for the base of the Chimney Advent Calendar (Dec/Jan 2023) were incorrectly duplicated from the mantel dimensions. The correct dimensions for its base should be 3/4 × 6 × 14".
News & Views: Have a seat
The Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Rockport, Maine, is hosting “Successful Seating,” a survey of wood chair designs.
News & Views: Rise to the challenge
The 2022 International Woodworking Fair awarded the Challengers Distinguished Achievement Awards to seven products in recognition of technological innovations.
News & Views: Hiller's passing
Renowned woodworker, Nancy Hiller, passed away on August 29 as a result of pancreatic cancer.