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  • 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...

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Design in Wood 2009

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, August 17, 2009
    The Design in Wood (DIW) competition just wrapped up its 28th exhibition and here are the winners. DIW is co-sponsored by the San Diego Fine Woodworkers Association (SDFWA and the San Diego County Fair. The competition has 22 regular county fair classes...
  • Tool News - "YES WE CAN?" A trammel that works!

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, May 11, 2009
    What is it in the 21st century that allows a pair of calliper compasses or Trammel heads to be so bad at drawing circles? That is, after all, they’re one and only purpose. The major problem is that the critical position of where you start the circle...
  • Tool News - 10 Reasons to Organize Your Garage

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, April 15, 2009
    1 - So you can spend your weekends enjoying what's in your garage. 2 - So you can stop getting in out of your car like you're a NASCAR driver. 3 - Soy you can save money buy not having to replace "lost" items. 4 - Stop being ashamed...
  • Painting With Veneer

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Veneering requires its own set of skills and understanding of materials. Mastering the art can turn wood into a painter's palette, with stunning results. The pictures below are some of the past winners of the Craftsman's Challenge, sponsored by...
  • French Country Table by Tim Raml

    by American Woodworker Editors     Saturday, March 14, 2009
    FRENCH COUNTRY TABLE 30”T x 41"W x 62” – 84”L Walnut, boiled linseed oil, wipe-on poly. Tim Raml Baltic, SD “This table was the first time I used rough lumber for a project. It saved me money, but was a lot of work for...
  • Display Cabinet by Ron Spears

    by American Woodworker Editors     Friday, March 13, 2009
    DISPLAY CABINET Ron Spears 60”T x 24”W x 12”D Walnut, ash, boiled lindseed oil. “All the solid wood comes form a local mill. I cut the wood into strips with beveled edges then biscuit joined them together to create the arch. The...
  • Torpedo Levels by John Pickrell

    by American Woodworker Editors     Thursday, March 12, 2009
    TORPEDO LEVELS John Pickrell Boise, Idaho One level is made with zebrawood and bloodwood, the other from bloodwood and fir.
  • Shaker Boxes by John Pickrell

    by American Woodworker Editors     Thursday, March 12, 2009
    SHAKER BOXES John Pickrell Boise, Idaho Cherry sides and bottoms with lacewood tops.
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