Online extras from FWW issue #295
Video: Secrets from Chris’s shop
Contributing editor Chris Gochnour shows off an array of modifications he’s made to his tools to get the most out of his shop time.
Video: The last straw (Coming Soon)
Custom furniture maker Gerard Williams demonstrates the subtleties of applying straw marquetry to his pieces.
Video Workshop: Hanging Wall Cabinet with Michael Pekovich
FWW editor and creative director Michael Pekovich builds a small cabinet that packs in a lot of techniques. It has dovetailed case construction, through-mortise-and-tenon joinery, a dovetailed drawer, a frame-and-panel door, and a decorative kumiko panel. In this series, while demonstrating how to build the cabinet, he teaches woodworking techniques that can be applied to building any piece of furniture.
Article: A closer look at eco-friendly sheet goods
Many sheet goods—especially MDF—–can have alarming amounts of chemicals in them. Assistant digital editor KT Kaminski looks at some friendlier options.
Article: Using a dovetail guide
Furniture maker Mike Farrington shows his process for cutting dovetails with a saw guide.
Article: The history of Andon lamps (Coming Soon)
Deputy Editor Jonathan Binzen writes about these Japanese lights, which date back centuries.
Sliding dovetail template
Download a pdf that will help you duplicate Chris Gochnour’s template.
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