WOOD magazine Master Craftsman Jim Heavy shares a variety of woodworking tips and techniques from lumber selection, through stock preparation, joinery, glue-ups and more. Packed with tips to improve your woodworking. Includes a 50-page PDF file with project plans, tips and technique articles from the pages of WOOD magazine.
A man saves the life of a prince, yet dies in exile and poverty, while his son rises to fame and fortune and returns to Scotland in triumph. Journalist John Morrison explores the story of Neil MacEachen, the Uist Jacobite who saved Bonnie Prince Charlie from capture and whose son rose to become one of Napoleon's generals and a Marshal of France.
Reproducing a piece of furniture can be a challenge when you don't have a set of plans. In this video, Phil Lowe shows you how to take measurements off an existing piece of furniture, create a set of plans, and then reproduce the piece in the workshop. You'll learn how to make simple aids to take measurements without damaging the furniture and how to use these measurements to make a set of full-size plans.
Mark Duginske offers a master's insights into machine woodworking and some honest shortcuts that will help you in your own journey toward woodworking precision. You'll see how to do fast, elegant joinery with basic power tools (with no need for expensive gadgets) and how to achieve zero-frustration, complete-control woodworking with machines.
These video lessons take you step by step from setting up the software to gathering information from your finished model. So you'll head to the shop with all the information you need to build any project with confidence. You'll know the exact sizes of every part, and how the parts go together – before you ever cut any wood! You'll learn the magic of copying instead of drawing and the art of making changes. You'll be able to print detailed parts lists and full-sized templates. You'll know the exact sizes of every part and how the parts go together — even before you cut the wood! Add accurate details such as dovetails, raised panels and cope-and-stick-joints to your projects.