Category Archives: The Joiner & Cabinet Maker

Horton Hardware for the Schoolbox

At long last I’ve found my favorite pieces of hardware for the Schoolbox in “The Joiner and Cabinet Maker.” It only took me about 10 tries. The hardware shown in the photos is from Horton Brasses. (Yes, I paid full … Continue reading

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‘The Packing Box’ for One Book

The first project that young Thomas builds in “The Joiner and Cabinet Maker,” is a packing box, which was meant for a customer who was taking some books to the countryside. Most modern-day readers skip building the packing box and … Continue reading

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The Schoolbox at the Marc Adams School of Woodworking

The reason I’m not answering your e-mails or phone messages this week is that I’m teaching the “Hammer in Hand” class at the Marc Adams School of Woodworking. We’re building three projects this week – a shooting board/bench hook, a … Continue reading

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Different Hardware for ‘The Schoolbox’

After building a half-dozen versions of The Schoolbox from “The Joiner and Cabinet Maker,” I’m beginning to dial in the design of the small chest to suit my taste. I am still enamored with the overall proportions and scale of … Continue reading

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Spots Open in the ‘Hammer in Hand’ Class

There are several spots open in the “Hammer in Hand” class that runs Sept. 4-8 at the Marc Adams School of Woodworking in Franklin, Ind. The class is perhaps poorly named – it’s not just about nails. Instead, the course … Continue reading

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2 Spots Available in the ‘Hammer in Hand’ Class

Because of a cancellation, there are two spots open in my “Hammer in Hand” class at The Center for Furniture Craftsmanship on July 16-20 in Rockport, Maine. The class is $695 and we will build three (yes, three) projects: A … Continue reading

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New for Kindle and iPad: ‘The Joiner and Cabinet Maker’

You can now purchase “The Joiner and Cabinet Maker” – complete and unabridged – for your Kindle, iPad or any other reader that accepts ePub files. The price is $16. You can purchase the Kindle edition here. The ePub version … Continue reading

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