Category Archives: Joiner’s Work

Feet for a Box with a Drawer

This is an excerpt from “Joiner’s Work” by Peter Follansbee.  Now things differ significantly from the basic box. Let’s start with the feet. I’m no turner; I think of myself as a joiner who does some turning. I only know turning on the … Continue reading

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Free Excerpt of ‘Joiner’s Work’

For a more in-depth look of Peter Follansbee’s “Joiner’s Work,” check out the (free!) PDF excerpt we’ve posted here. It includes the table of contents, dedication, acknowledgements, introduction and the bookstand chapter. While copy editing Peter’s book I was delighted … Continue reading

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Update on Peter Follansbee’s ‘Joiner’s Work’

The printing plant has finished its work on Peter Follansbee’s new book, “Joiner’s Work,” and it will be trucked to our Indiana warehouse on Monday. We’re not certain when it will start mailing out to people who placed pre-publication orders, … Continue reading

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Carving a Braided Pattern

This is an excerpt from “Joiner’s Work” by Peter Follansbee. A braided pattern builds on the previous example (of the gouge cut). It’s cut with the same technique, but this time, for those who like measuring stuff, it is marked out in a measured spacing. … Continue reading

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Seventeenth-century Boxes, Chests and Carving. And More Carving.

Editor’s note: We’ve just sent Peter Follansbee’s book, “Joiner’s Work,” to the printer. It will be released in May. If you order a pre-publication copy from our store you will receive a free pdf of the book at checkout. I’ve … Continue reading

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‘Joiner’s Work’ Now Available to Order

Peter Follansbee’s fantastic and sprawling tome on early American woodworking is now available for pre-publication ordering here. The book is $49 and will ship in May. Customers who order before the publication’s release date will receive a free pdf of … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Peter Follansbee’s ‘Joiner’s Work’

This week I’m performing the final edit on Peter Follansbee’s forthcoming book, “Joiner’s Work.” If all goes to plan, it should be released in April. Peter started work on this book eight years ago as a way to expand on … Continue reading

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