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  • Rocking Horse by Bill Brun

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, March 11, 2009
    ROCKING HORSE Bill Brun Longwood, Fl Materials: Red oak; wool yarn for the mane and tail; soft leather for the ears. Finish: Miniwax Red Oak oil based stain; four coats of Minwax Polyurethane Semi-Gloss rubbed with 0000 steel wool. “A business associate...
  • Curio Cabinet by Art Sudak

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, March 4, 2009
    CURIO CABINET Art Sudak Poplar, curly maple, 5/4 purple heart, 1/4" maple plywood, wipe on oil & urethane mix. “My curio cabinet was one of my first attempts at custom furniture. I have been in the construction trades since 1978 and have...
  • Palomar College projects

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, August 31, 2009
    Table by Justin Ames Cherry, Maple, Zebrawood and Ebony Wine Case by Justin Bain Cherry, Maple and Ebony Slat-Back Rocker Chair by Carolyn Barnes Cherry 2 Nightstands by Beston Barnett Walnut Green and Green Style Nightstand by Wesly Berneberg Cherry...
  • Northern Woods Show

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, August 31, 2009
    Northern Woods is an annual woodworking show and competition sponsored by the Minnesota Woodworkers Guild, a group of amateur and professional woodworkers from throughout the state and surrounding states. The show provides an opportunity for Guild members...
  • Oak Entertainment Center by Tim Raml

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, March 2, 2009
    Red oak solid and plywood, aniline dyes and polyurethane. Tim Raml Baltic, SD “The doors for the entertainment center are mortise and tenoned with square pegs. I don't have the expensive router bits to make the cope and stick joint. I used pocket...
  • Shaker Cabinet by George Bradley

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, March 2, 2009
    SHAKER CABINET by George Bradley. Red oak solid and plywood with a lacquer finish. “I've always been fascinated with the Shaker and mission cabinet styles. The face frame and doors are tongue and groove. The spice drawers are dovetailed in solid...
  • Blanket Chest by Fabian Little

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, March 3, 2009
    BLANKET CHEST Fabian Little Walnut and oak (cut by a local sawyer), orange shellac, poly urethane and paste wax. “I built the blanket chest for my wife. I used frame and panel construction. I cut the raised panels on the table saw (just my preference...
  • Arrow Fastener Aims High

    by American Woodworker Editors     Thursday, September 24, 2009
    Arrow Fastener and MASCO Corporation have finalized their selections for Arrow Aiming Higher – a fundraising event designed to donate to deserving local charities. Employees nominated local food banks and homeless shelters in the New Jersey area...
  • More on the Master Cabinetmaker's Bench

    by American Woodworker Editors     Thursday, April 15, 2010
    In issue 148, May/June 2010, we published a story by Alan Turner on making this workbench. Allen runs Philadephia Furniture Workshop, a school devoted to fine woodworking. In one of the many classes Allen teaches, students build their own benches during...
  • Woodcarvings by Jeffry Disko

    by American Woodworker Editors     Saturday, May 1, 2010
    Jeffery Disko, soon to be MIT engineering graduate (class of 2010) is also an accomplished woodcarver. One of his favorite tools is the Dremel rotary tool because of the detail it allows him to achieve. Below are pictures of a jewelry box he recently...

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, November 28, 2011
    AMERICAN WOODWORKER 2011 HOLIDAY 2-FOR-1 SPECIAL Get a one-year subscription to American Woodworker AND give a one-year gift subscription to a friend – both for one low price! That’s two subscriptions for the price of one! Plus, you and your...
  • AW SketchUp Plans

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, June 5, 2013
    What is SketchUp? SketchUp is a computer program that allows you to view a woodworking project in three dimensions. Do I have to buy the software to get started? No, the software is free. You must download the SketchUp software first before you can view...
  • Lingerie Chest by Mike Rosenberg

    by American Woodworker Editors     Thursday, March 5, 2009
    LINGERIE CHEST Mike Rosenberg, Tecumseh, Michigan Red oak, poplar, plain sliced red oak plywood, Polyshades Bombay Mahogany “The piece is one of a five-piece bedroom set I built for my wife. The canted corners were made by ripping the plywood and...
  • Charger Cabinet by Bill Kurtz

    by American Woodworker Editors     Friday, March 6, 2009
    CHARGER CABINET Bill Kurtz Pine, tung oil “The cabinet houses power strips with surge protectors to charge all our hand held electronic gear. The legs and base are joined with mortise and tenon joints. The cabinet is joined with rabbets and dadoes...
  • "Changing" Table by Cliff Reid

    by American Woodworker Editors     Saturday, March 7, 2009
    “CHANGING” TABLE Cliff Reid Louisville, KY Solid walnut, poplar, shellac and gel varnish. “I made this chest for my daughter to celebrate the birth of her first child, Sam. She asked for something to use as a changing table and to hold...
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