The Woodshop Shed

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Build a Bounty of Bookcases

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T8522_Bookcases_160A few weeks ago, I went down to our basement and was greeted by a large sloppy pile of back issues of Martha Stewart Living. Aplastic shelf pin had sheared off, pulling the rest of the flimsy hardwareout of the cheap particleboard bookcase, avalanching issues full of advice on keeping canaries and recipes for grilled striped bass across the floor. It was not a Good Thing. I love the look […]The post Build a Bounty of Bookcases appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Flexner on Finishing: Application Problems

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finish blushSolutions to a baker’s dozen of common finishing difficulties. by Bob Flexner It’s easy enough to provide instructions for applying finishes. But in the real world, things go wrong; problems occur that you have to deal with. With the combined goals of defining the problems, providing ways to avoid them, then fixing them after they occur, here are a baker’s dozen of the most common application problems in alphabetical order. […]The post Flexner on Finishing: Application Problems appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Wooden Wine Box

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Wooden wine boxEditor’s note: Looking for a great gift? A bottle of wine is nice for almost any occasion, and this wooden wine box designed by woodworker and author A.J. Hamler (author of numerous books including his latest“Build It with Dad”) adds a personal touch as well as a handy box that your lucky gift recipient can use to store almost anything. *Project excerpted from Hamler’s “Box Builder’s Handbook,” available nowin paperback […]The post Wooden Wine Box appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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The Furniture at Shakespeare’s Birthplace

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shakespeare_open_IMG_3576As a rule, I avoid touristy places and huge throngs. But when Roy and Jane Underhill invited me to tag along to Stratford-on-Avon to see William Shakespeare’s birthplace, I couldn’t say no. After all, Roy could turn a root canal into a party. As expected, the town was packed with tourists and tacky trinkets. But the Shakespeare family home and gardens were very well done. And that would be the […]The post The Furniture at Shakespeare’s Birthplace appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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