Search this Blog
How to Register to Leave a CommentYou can get a WordPress username to comment using this link.
My Personal Site & Gallery
- Tool Reviews: You Are Not Your ToolboxOne of the personal agonies of writing this blog was dealing with tool reviews. I love my tools, and I … The post Tool Reviews: You Are Not Your Toolbox appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.
- The Beginning of the End (of this Weblog)After 13 years and thousands of entries, it’s time to shutter this blog and move on to other things with … The post The Beginning of the End (of this Weblog) appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.
- Fix Those Wonky DowelsOne of the great frustrations of using dowels in woodwork is that they are rarely round and they are almost … The post Fix Those Wonky Dowels appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.
- An Economy Tri-bolt for Folding StoolsThree-legged folding stools need a “tri-bolt” to allow the legs to fold in and out. Years ago, Tandy Leather offered … The post An Economy Tri-bolt for Folding Stools appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.
- Tool Reviews: You Are Not Your Toolbox
LostArtPress on InstagramCherry work counter. 38" H x 78" W x 24” D (96.5cm x 198.1cm x 61cm). Except for the slab top, the case is fully frame-and-panel construction. Behind the two doors is one adjustable shelf. The asymmetrical drawer layout was “borrowed” from a Mt. Lebanon Shaker built-in. Not only is this a really nice design, but it’s a handy work counter in the kitchen, or a sideboard and serving counter in the dining room. DENNIS GRIGGS PHOTO (Plans included in book) — from “Shaker Inspirations” by Christian Becksvoort #Shaker_InspirationsThe new book from Christian Becksvoort (@chbecksvoort49) is now available for pre-publication ordering. Customers who order before the book ships in November will receive a free pdf download at checkout. The book is $43.The last beer in Germany. An Airbrau at 9 a.m. A heartfelt thanks to everyone in Wales and Munich who made my trip an exhausting delight.
- Let it begin. popularwoodworking.com/woodworking-bl… 1 day ago
- New in Store: ‘Shaker Inspiration’ by Christian Becksvoort blog.lostartpress.com/2018/10/14/new… https://t.co/VYkuxrUIaN 1 day ago
- The Cover Model for ‘Welsh Stick Chairs’ blog.lostartpress.com/2018/10/13/the… https://t.co/Bq4Ud5gM1d 2 days ago
Category Archives: From Truths to Tools
We’ve just received our shipment of the first printing of “From Truths to Tools” by Jim Tolpin and George Walker. We’ll start shipping out the people who placed pre-publication orders in the next seven days. So this is the last … Continue reading
Yes it’s fine to think inside the box for a change, especially when there’s no need to think at all! At least not if your goal is to divide the box … Continue reading
Once upon a time, 10′ poles were a tool common to a number of trades including linemen and cemetery workers. What they touched with their 10′ poles – high-voltage power lines and corpses respectively – is not something most people … Continue reading
Or, translated from the Latin: “As Level as Water.” As we explored ancient layout tools at length in “From Truths to Tools,” it became quite clear that the artisans of antiquity were no dummies. For example, we see from their … Continue reading
Well that’s not entirely true, of course. I do use them when I need to make up a cut list from a full-scale drawing or story stick to tell a machine in numerical code (be it metric, Imperial or shaku) … Continue reading
Editor’s note: Sorry, this post is not about “Game of Thrones.” George and I often get asked which book should be read first, and we don’t have a quick answer. Because our research has been a quest, we didn’t write … Continue reading