Category Archives: Charles H. Hayward at The Woodworker

Sliding Doors

This is an excerpt from “The Woodworker: The Charles H. Hayward Years: Volume IV” published by Lost Art Press. Although there are many occasions when sliding doors can be used with advantage it should be pointed out that they should not be fitted … Continue reading

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Drawer Runners

This is an excerpt from “The Woodworker: The Charles H. Hayward Years: Volume II” published by Lost Art Press. That drawer runners must be strong is fairly obvious, but there are other equally important considerations to be kept in mind. For example, they must … Continue reading

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The Mentors: Hayward & Roubo

It was never supposed to happen like this, but I’m a believer in fate. During the last seven days we have closed the books – so to speak – on two of the projects that have dogged us every day … Continue reading

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It’s Early! ‘The Woodworker Vol. IV’

“The Woodworker, The Charles H. Hayward Years, Vol. IV, The Shop & Furniture” wasn’t supposed to arrive in our warehouse until next week, but it’s here now. And, according to the photos John sent me, it looks fantastic. Our warehouse … Continue reading

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How To Sharpen Moulding Plane Cutters

This is an excerpt from “The Woodworker: The Charles H. Hayward Years: Volume I” published by Lost Art Press.  Moulding plane cutters are of two kinds; those used with wooden moulding planes, and those made for the Stanley Universal plane. Except that the latter type … Continue reading

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Update: Hayward, Roubo and the Romans

We have new information on these three Lost Art Press projects for you this Monday: The Woodworker, The Charles H. Hayward Years, Vol. IV, The Shop & Furniture The final book in our series from “The Woodworker” is supposed to … Continue reading

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Queen Anne Chair Construction

This is an excerpt from “The Woodworker: The Charles H. Hayward Years: Volume IV” published by Lost Art Press. Most readers know that the vast majority of chairs are made by tenoning (and sometimes dowelling) the seat rails into the legs. Normally there is no … Continue reading

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