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- For Accurate Angles, Go to the ChalkboardLaying out accurate angles on your work is critical. So it’s funny to me that we spend $100 on a … The post For Accurate Angles, Go to the Chalkboard appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.
- Can Soap Flakes Go Bad?I’m a big fan of a soap finish for certain projects. It doesn’t provide a lot of protection to wooden … The post Can Soap Flakes Go Bad? appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.
- Skip the Fancy Digital Indicators for MachinesI’ll probably get in trouble for this one, but here goes. Don’t waste your money on the digital indicators that … The post Skip the Fancy Digital Indicators for Machines appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.
- Use Rosin to Tighten up Your Band SawNo matter how nice your band saw is, it’s still a fussy instrument with a lot of settings that are … The post Use Rosin to Tighten up Your Band Saw appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.
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LostArtPress on InstagramFig. 11-1. Made with one hollow. By altering the angle of the moulding and the fillets, you can vary your mouldings tremendously. Fig. 11-2. Different circles. Combining one cove and one ovolo greatly expands the number of mouldings you can create with a few planes. Fig. 11-3. With a second pair of planes. Add a second pair of hollow and round planes and you can make an even wider variety of shapes. — from “Mouldings in Practice” by Matthew Sheldon Bickford. @msbickford #Mouldings_in_PracticeI don’t drink much hard liquor. But this conductor flask by Surname is one of my favorite objects. With all the funerals this year, this has come in handy for the occasional distraught loved one. A grown-up bottle of sorts, I suppose. #neversponsoredPopTart Day at Lost Art Press. Thanks @david_lyell for the inspiration. Ours were Iced Insulin flavor. Yours?
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For about the last year I’ve been filling my sketchbook with drawings of staked furniture – applying the idea to a variety of forms. Some of these ideas made it into “The Anarchist’s Design Book,” such as the bed. Others … Continue reading
Once you become aware of staked furniture, you will find it everywhere. Today I was finishing up a marathon 12-hour session of editing “The Woodworker: The Charles Hayward Years” and stumbled on this short article from the February 1964 issue. … Continue reading
Staked furniture isn’t just for Moravians and chroniclers of public health in the Middle Ages. It’s everywhere – once you open your eyes. One of my favorite primary sources is Lewis Miller, a carpenter in York, Pa., who chronicled life … Continue reading
If you are interested in some of the staked furniture I’ve been building, such as this three-legged backstool, or in making a Roorkee chair, here are the joinery tools I use. I make no apologies for these tools. I need … Continue reading
Indexer Suzanne Ellison was browsing this week through the 1570 “Opera di M. Bartolomeo Scappi,” a huge six-part book documenting the recipes Scappi cooked for cardinals and popes. And she turned up these interesting plates featuring some early furniture forms … Continue reading
Whether you realize it or not, we pour a significant amount of the money you send us into our research library. While it might not be as impressive as the mechanic’s library at Winterthur or the American College of the … Continue reading
Lucy and I are soon moving to Covington to live above the storefront, and we need to divest ourselves of lots of excess pieces of furniture – mostly prototypes of mine – that have been stacked up. Similarly, Brendan and … Continue reading
I will teach two classes in June 2018 at Dictum in Germany – one class on building a Roubo workbench and a second short course on building a staked three-legged stool. The classes are held at Niederalteich, a gorgeous monastery … Continue reading
After five prototypes, I’ve completed the first project for the expansion of “The Anarchist’s Design Book,” which should be out in 2018. I now have to make a SketchUp drawing of the stool, which will take longer than building the … Continue reading