Wood Whisperer Review Of Double Bevel Marquetry DVD Posted on January 22, 2013 Marc Spagnuolo of the Wood Whisperer just posted a great review of David’s Double Bevel Marquetry DVD. You can read the review posted, and also listen to a discussion of the DVD between Marc and Matt Vanderlist, the host and creator of Matt’s Basement Workshop Podcast. They have a very candid discussion about the DVD.
Desert Woodturning Roundup Posted on January 20, 2013 David will be demonstrating at the 2013 Desert Woodturning Roundup in February. Click through for the details...
2013 Studio Class Schedule Added Posted on December 14, 2012 We've just put the 2013 class schedule online, with new classes, an updated Gilding and Patination class, and some favorites. Check them out here.
WoodWorks Episode Video Previews Posted on November 4, 2012 We've begun adding previews of the WoodWorks episodes available for individual download and on the complete season DVDs. Season 1 Episodes 1 - 6 are now available on David's YouTube channel, and linked here.
WoodWorks Season 1 Customer Comment Posted on October 26, 2012 On purchasing his WoodWorks Season 2 DVD today, Keith Sipes I noticed his comment about the first season DVD he has and thought it succinctly summed up why the DVDs are being so well received.
"Haven't finished the first one yet but these are great! Couldn't possibly remember all this great information from watching the shows!"
WoodWorks Season 2 DVD Available Now! Posted on October 18, 2012 WoodWorks Season 2 DVD has another 13 episodes loaded with woodworking content, tips, and techniques, as David takes you step-by-step on how he made a specific piece of contemporary studio furniture that he designed specifically for the show. Click here for the store.
Pasadena California Appearance Posted on September 25, 2012 David will be teaching at this year's Woodworking in America Conference held by Popular Woodworking Magazine. The event is being held in Pasadena, Calif. on October 12, 13, 14. Details after the jump...
World-Renowned Larry Robinson Guest Instructor Returns In December Posted on March 23, 2012 (Sold Out) David is proud to have Larry Robinson return as as his Guest Instructor to teach a two-day hands-on class on Inlay in December. This is a rare opportunity to learn the esoteric art of inlay from a very unique master. No previous experience is required to take this class. Details on the classes page.
2012 Class Schedule Has Been Posted Posted on December 7, 2011 We have posted David's 2012 Studio Class Schedule for group classes being offering in the Workshop / Studio in Santa Rosa, CA. Be sure and check the Classes page for class details, including two new classes and some student favorites.
David Teaching Classes At Woodcraft Of Boise Posted on September 6, 2011 David is returning to the Woodcraft of Boise to teach classes at the end of October, including an all-day hands-on class on Finishing. Details are available on the Classes page under Classes at Other Locations.
New Vessel From David Posted on August 29, 2011 This is a new piece that David recently sold at the AAW Auction held during their 2011 Symposium in June. The vessel is composed of Maple and Poplar, with layers of cobalt blue Japan paint, silver leaf, chemical patina, mica powders, and lacquer, rubbed to satin sheen.
This and many of David's other pieces can always be found in the Portfolio Section of the website.
2011 Marquetry & Inlay Class Highlights July 2011 Posted on August 22, 2011 David recently taught a 3-day hands-on Marquetry & Inlay class at his Workshop / Studio in Santa Rosa, California. The sold-out class was a great success as the students produced some wonderful work and learned numerous techniques. Here are some highlights from the class...
David Looking For Turning Blanks Added to YouTube Channel Posted on August 13, 2011 Out in the woods, digging through piles of logs, David is looking for the right pieces to turn into bowls on his lathe. The wood needs to meet his criteria and be the right species. Good fun in the woods!
Houston Charity Meet And Greet Posted on August 12, 2011 David will be doing three Meet and Greets in Houston benefiting Turning Point Center, a senior assistance charity. Please see details here... Stuart Batty Videos Posted on June 19, 2011 During Stuart's recent class he taught at David's school, they captured video and made a couple of very nice videos. You can check them out after the jump...
Two New Turned Vessels Posted on May 7, 2011 David recently completed two turned vessels which he submitted to the Hawaii's Woodshow 2011 sponsored by the Hawai'i Forest Industry Association. The show was on display at the Academy Art Center in Honolulu in April. David designed the two vessels to resonate with the natural woods of Hawaii. Descriptions here...
David Is Profiled In Woodturning Magazine Posted on May 6, 2011 David appears on the cover and has an In Profile article in the May 2011 issue of the prestigious British magazine Woodturning produced by GMC Publications. Courtesy of the file people at GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine, we have a PDF of the article available here for you to read.
One on One Consulting Posted on April 26, 2011 Need some help on a project? David now offers consulting...
David Demonstrating At 2010 AAW Posted on May 17, 2010 David will be demonstrating at the 2010 annual Symposium of the American Association of Woodturners in Hartford, CT on June 18, 19, and 20, 2010. He will be performing demos on gilding turned vessels and on applying patinas to the gilded vessels. Please check the AAW website for more information about the 2010 Symposium.
Marquetry And Inlay Class Date Change Posted on May 17, 2010 The dates for David’s 3-day hands-on class studio class on Marquetry And Inlay has been moved to July 16 - 18, 2010. There's still plenty of time to sign up for this popular class. Details and signup are available on the classes page.
2010 Class Schedule Has Been Posted Posted on December 16, 2009 We have posted David's 2010 Class Schedule for his hands on group classes being offering in his Workshop/Studio in Santa Rosa, CA. Be sure and check the Classes page for classes in the studio and those David travels for.
The Wood Whisperer On David's Bandsawn Veneers DVD Posted on December 8, 2009 ”I had a blast watching it and I thought it was very thorough. I know many folks who saw your short episode years ago on Woodworks were probably hungry for more detail, and that's exactly what they would get out of this.”
David's intro to the video: "On this DVD I will share with you the methods that have worked for me and my students for over 25 years to produce resawn veneers 3/32 of an inch thick." Here's an excerpt from the DVD showing David performing "the nickel test" on his jointer: Nickel Test Video
David's Award Winning Piece Posted on August 24, 2009 David's new piece titled Alchemist's Vessel, made from Spalted Maple Burl, Silver and 22 Karat Gold Leaf, and Walrus Tusk Ivory was selected as the 2009 Best Turned Piece at the Artistry in Wood show sponsored by the Sonoma County Woodworker's Association. You can see more photos of the piece here in the portfolio section. It is also on display at the Sonoma County Museum through September 20.
Two Of David's Pieces On Display Posted on June 22, 2009 David will have two pieces in the Fine Art in Wood and Furniture exhibit at The Gallery at 48 Natoma in Folsom, Californina from July 24 to Septebmer 10. All exhibits are free and open to the public. The pieces from David are a sculpture that is a curved, tapered hexagonal hollow form that has been veneered with quilted afzelia wood from Laos. The second piece is a Contemporary Walnut Bench with Copper Bases. Please download this postcard for details.
World Renowned Larry Robinson Guest Instructor Returns In December Posted on June 20, 2009 David is proud to have Larry Robinson return as as his Guest Instructor to teach a two-day hands-on class on Inlay in December. This is a rare opportunity to learn the esoteric art of inlay from a very unique master. No previous experience is required to take this class. Details on the classes page.
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Remembering Sam Maloof Posted on May 30, 2009 David has sent along these thoughts on the passing of Sam Maloof...
Photos From David's Trip To Thailand And India Posted on March 18, 2009 We've posted photos from David's amazing trip to Thailand and India in February. Click here to view his pictures.
A Video Tour Of David's Shop Posted on January 22, 2009 A while back Marc Spagnuolo, aka The Wood Whisper and one-time apprentice under David was by the shop and did up a nice video tour of the shop. Check it out, and a couple surprises, on his site. Shop Tour Part I and Shop Tour Part II.
Woodcraft Classes Posted on January 19, 2009 In addition to the classes at Woocraft in Houston coming right up this weekend, we have new classes scheduled at Woodcraft stores in Sterling Heights Michigan, Boise Idaho and Spokane Valley Washington now. Please see the classes page for details.
Scrapers DVD Feedback Posted on January 10, 2009 Now that the Scrapers DVD has started shipping, we were delighted to receive this positive feedback... Guest Instructor Class Descriptions Have Been Added Posted on January 6, 2009 We have added descriptions for the classes being taught by guest instructors Stuart Batty and Eli Avisera to the classes page. We have also begun taking deposits as well.
Many 2009 Studio Classes Have Been Added Posted on December 13, 2008 We've just added a number of studio classes to the 2009 schedule. Look for turning classes with guest instructors Stuart Batty and Eli Avisera, in addition to popular classes with David on Gilding and Chemical Patinations, Marquetry and Inlay, Combining Vessel Turning With Gilding and Chemical Patination and Band Sawn Veneers. Details on the Classes page.
"Scrapers" DVD Posted on December 12, 2008 Ranking right at the top of instructional DVDs requested for David to offer is this new "Scrapers" DVD. It is 56 minutes long, and available now in the store for $34.95!
Woodwork Magazine Article Scans Posted on December 9, 2008 We have scans of the nice article on David from the October issue of Woodwork Magazine...
Woodwork Magazine Cover Posted on August 31, 2008 The October issue of Woodwork Magazine has a nice article on David along with cover photos from David's shop.
YouTube Video Added Posted on August 16, 2008 We've added our fourth video to David's YouTube channel. This time it's highlights from the David's June Marquetry and Inlay Class at the studio / shop in northern California. You can see the latest videos by clicking the YouTube link on the left of the page here or you can also go to David's channel directly: Youtube.com/user/djmarks44
It's Class Photo Time Posted on August 11, 2008 Here is the final August Combining Vessel Turning with Gilding & Chemical Patination class photo showing off class projects and attendees.
The Things People Say Posted on August 9, 2008 Mike Ferreira of Visions in Wood in Ridgefield, Washington has really taken to the patination process David both teaches regularly and features on a DVD available from the site here. He sent along this kind note about it... More Woodcraft Classes Added Posted on August 9, 2008 We've added October classes at Woodcraft in Virginia Beach / Norfolk, Virginia and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Class details and schedule available on the classes page.
WoodCentral Chat Archived Posted on July 30, 2008 David's recent chat with host Ellis Walentine at WoodCentral about Metal Leafing & Patination has been edited and archived on their site. You can check it out here.
YouTube Video Added Posted on July 3, 2008 We've added our third video to David's YouTube channel. This time it's highlights from the April Turning and Gilding Class at the studio / shop in northern California. You can see the latest videos by clicking the YouTube link on the left of the page here or you can also go to David's channel directly: Youtube.com/user/djmarks44 Guest Chat At Woodcentral.com 7/2 Posted on July 2, 2008 Look for a David to do a guest chat tonight at 9:30 PM in the Woodcentral.com chatroom. Tonight's topic is gilding and patination.
World Renowned Larry Robinson Guest Instructor To Teach Inlay Class In May 2008 Posted on January 23, 2008 David is proud to present Larry Robinson as his Guest Instructor to teach a two-day hands-on class on Inlay this May. This is a rare opportunity to learn the esoteric art of inlay from a very unique master. No previous experience is required to take this class. Details on the classes page.
David Is Hitting The Road Again In Early 2008 Posted on November 30, 2007 We've posted David's January - March schedule for traveling classes to the site today. Look for him to make it to Columbia South Carolina, St. Louis Missouri, Denver and Loveland Colorado, Appleton Wisconsin, Spokane Washington and San Carlos California. For details, please check the Classes page.
Vacuum Bag Veneering Posted on November 20, 2007 Woodworker West magazine has kindly let us reprint an article on Vacuum Bag Veneering by David in the November-December 2007 issue. You can view the PDF here.
More 2008 Studio Classes Added Posted on November 16, 2007 We've just added several new Studio classes to the 2008 schedule. Gilding & Chemical Patination, Marquetry & Inlay, Bentwood Lamination and Bandsawn Veneers. You can see class details and schedules on the Classes page.
Hawaii Teaching Photo Gallery Posted Posted on November 11, 2007 David taught three classes on Gilding & Chemical Patination in Hawaii this September. He had the opportunity to teach folks at the Donkey Mill Art Center in Kona on the Big Island, at Alan Wilkinson’s shop on Oahu, and at the Hui No`eau Visual Arts Center on Maui. This was a wonderful opportunity for David to share information with fellow woodworkers and artists and a chance to spend some time visiting the Hawaiian Islands. The photos have been added to the Class Photo Gallery section.
Art Espent Carpenter Scholarship Fund Posted on October 24, 2007 Baulines Craft Guild has set up a method to take donations in memory of Art Carpenter... Woodworker West Article On Urea Formaldehyde Glue Posted on September 24, 2007 An detailed article by David on Urea Formaldehyde Glue is in the September / October editon of Woodworker West magazine. They have kindly sent us a PDF of it to provide readers. It's a hefty download at 1.7mb. Working with Urea Formaldehyde Glue
New Patina And Metal Leaf Kit Posted on July 5, 2007 Ready to give Metal Leaf and Patination a try? Appearance At AWFS Posted on July 5, 2007 David will be doing Demos in the Delta/Porter-Cable Booth at AWFS in Las Vegas. Details here... Guest Instructor Mike Jackofsky Class Revison Posted on May 31, 2007 The class is now three days... Two Classes Added To Studio Posted on March 29, 2007 Visiting turner Mike Jackofsky will here for a Hollow Turning Demo, with some hands-on time in July. David has also added a combination class featuring his popular patina process and hollow vessel turning in August. Check for details on the classes page.
Dublin California Woodcraft Class Posted on March 11, 2007 We've just added a Bentwood Lamination class at the Dublin, California Woodcraft store on April 7 to the schedule. You can find details on the classes page.
Many Woodcraft Classes Scheduled Posted on January 17, 2007 David is going to be visiting a number of Woodcraft stores teaching classes between now and March...
First 2007 Studio Classes Are Now Scheduled Posted on December 20, 2006 David has settled on dates for several of his classes taught in his northern California studio. Now scheduled are Gilding & Chemical Patination, Bentwood Lamination and an Inlay class. See the classes page for information and to sign up. UPDATE: David has also added a Bandsawn Veneers class to the schedule.
Be Sure And Check Our Store For Holiday Gifts Posted on December 10, 2006 DVDs and T-Shirts are great for the woodworker in your life, and we have them here in our store.
Woodworking Classes Make Great Gifts! Posted on December 10, 2006 David will be teaching at the Santa Rosa, California Woodcraft Store and at the Denver & Loveland, Colorado Woodcraft stores in January... IWF Interview Posted on October 22, 2006 David Thiel interviewed David at the Atlanta IWF show in August and they were kind enough to send us a copy to make available on the site. In it, you can see an interesting turning idea that takes advantage of the Delta laser-equipped drill press David was demonstrating at the show for Delta / Porter-Cable. You can download the 54MB Quicktime file by right-clicking and choosing "save file or target as" here.
Texas Woodcraft Teaching Tour In November Posted on October 12, 2006 Look for David to make his way around the Texas Woodcraft stores in November teaching a number of classes...
Santa Rosa, California Woodcraft Class Posted on September 11, 2006 This is a special opportunity for folks in northern California to take a class from David at our local Woodcraft store. David will be teaching a Hands On class on Bowl Turning....
Recent Inlay Class Posted on August 17, 2006 The Hands-On inlay class from early August finished up with the students showing off their pieces above. Nice work by all!
Remembering Art Carpenter Posted on June 6, 2006 David has penned some thoughts about renowned woodworker Art Carpenter, who recently passed...
Rubbing Out The Finish Posted on April 24, 2006 When I need a more durable finish for a woodworking piece I’ll usually apply lacquer or polyurethane. Both of these finishes are far more moisture and mar resistant than an oil finish...
Cutting Dovetails In 8/4 Stock Posted on April 6, 2006 There is a lot written about cutting dovetails in 4/4 stock (lumber that is one inch thick) but less information about cutting dovetails in thicker stock... Class Photos Posted on March 24, 2006 David has sent along a bunch of photos from recent classes to add to the site. You can check them out here.
Pattern Routing Posted on February 26, 2006 “I’ll bet you have a warehouse somewhere to store all of your MDF patterns”...
Turned Bowl With Ebony Rim Posted on January 31, 2006 I like to decorate my bowls, vessels, and wall sculptures with patina finishes... More Classes Have Been Scheduled Posted on January 24, 2006 We have added three classes to the schedule. Look for David's popular Gilding, Bentwood Lamination and Bandsawn Veneers hands-on classes in his studio / shop on our classes page.
Woodcraft Teaching Event Posted on January 21, 2006 David will be teaching at the San Carlos, CA. Woodcraft store January 28-30. Details here... Woodworking In The New Year 2006 Posted on January 5, 2006 Happy holidays everyone. The New Year is a great opportunity to evaluate your goals and take stock (no pun intended)....
David Hosts Guest Teacher Posted on December 15, 2005 David is hosting the acclaimed wood turner Malcolm Tibbetts to teach an exceptional Demo Class on Segmented Woodturning...
Making A Wooden Hand Plane Posted on October 18, 2005 Here's a short article from David on making a wooden hand plane... Hand Planes Class Posted on October 17, 2005 We're delighted to announce David will teach a new class starting in January. "Making Wooden Hand Planes and Learning How To Use Them". Please see the classes page for details.
October Teaching / Appearances Posted on September 28, 2005 David is on the road teaching again in October. Check here to see if he'll be coming near you...
AWFS Appearance In Las Vegas Posted on September 4, 2005 Delta had a pretty impressive bunch of guys appearing at their booth at AWFS in Las Vegas this past July. In addition to meeting fellow woodworkers from across the United States at this mega woodworking event, David got the opportunity to meet Norm Abram and to see once again his colleague Scott Phillips. Delta had invited David, Norm, Scott and Steve this year to represent Delta for them at AWFS.
Veneered Chessboard Posted on August 15, 2005 Chessboards have always intrigued me. The game itself is centuries old and has challenged some of the brightest minds on the planet...
Shellac And Wax Finish Posted on July 31, 2005 Shellac as a finish on wood dates back to the 1600’s and its famed use as “French Polish” began in France in the early 1800’s... Appearance At AWFS Posted on July 25, 2005 David will be appearing in the Delta Booth at AWFS on Las Vegas on July 27,2005. AWFS is one of the country’s most important woodworking events of the year. The event is being held at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Drop by the Delta Booth and say hello to David. For more info on AWFS go to www.awfsfair.org.
Bentwood Lamination Class Scheduled Posted on April 6, 2005 SOLD OUT. David is now taking reservations for a three-day Bentwood Lamination class in his studio / workshop on August 12, 13 and 14. Check the classes section for details.
April Appearance Schedule Posted on March 31, 2005 David will be traveling quite a bit in April. Be sure and see if you can track him down at an event near you...
Loose Tenon Joinery Posted on March 24, 2005 I am often asked why I prefer loose tenon joinery to integral tenon joinery...
Stave Construction Posted on March 1, 2005 Coopering is an age old craft that involves making barrels from wooden staves. White oak barrels are still the method of choice that the wine industry favors for aging wine... Sculpting Blade Posted on February 22, 2005 David has a new favorite sculpting blade, and we even have some here on the site for sale... Texas Swing December 2004 Posted on January 15, 2005 David managed to slow down long enough to jot down some notes from his trip to Texas last month...
Gilding And Chemical Patination Class Posted on January 3, 2005 Happy New Year fellow woodworkers! 2005 should be a wonderful year. After spending the last several months on the road teaching throughout the United States, I am so glad to be back in my workshop/studio in Santa Rosa, California. To start off the New Year, I am offering a class on a process I have spent the last 15 years working with and exploring: gilding and chemical patination.
Bowl Turning Posted on January 2, 2005 Turning a bowl on the lathe is a fun and rewarding experience, which helps to explain why woodturning has become the fastest growing sector of woodworking in the United States in the new millennium. In this article I will explain the basic process that I like to use when teaching a bowl turning class. Sharpening Scrapers Posted on December 14, 2004 Scrapers are one of my favorite hand tools and I find them to be indispensable in the woodshop... Woodcraft Albuquerque Appearance Posted on December 7, 2004 David will be making an appearance at the Albuquerque, New Mexico Woodcraft store on Saturday, December 18. Details of the appearnce are here. Please check with the store for the time. Suggested Gift List For Woodworkers Posted on December 7, 2004 Hello fellow woodworkers and buyers of holiday gifts for them. I have received lots of emails regarding what I would put on a gift "wish list". Here are 10 items I think any woodworker would use and appreciate...
Double Bevel Marquetry Posted on October 9, 2004 Thousands of years ago, ancient artisans devised ways to create objects decorated with exquisite inlays of wood, stone, metal, shell, ivory, and other exotic materials... SOFA / Chicago Posted on October 7, 2004 David will be attending SOFA / Chicago (International Exposition of Sculpture Objects and Functional Art) on November 4, 5 & 6, 2004... Woodcraft Knoxville, TN Appearance Posted on October 7, 2004 David will be doing demos on October 30th at the Knoxville, TN Woodcraft store. Please contact the store for information on attending. Schedule and contact info is here... Carved Oak Barstool Plan Added Posted on October 5, 2004 We've added the Carved Oak Barstool, plan #112, to the store.
The Woodworking Shows Schedule Posted on September 22, 2004 We're happy to announce David will be teaching classes at seven of The Woodworking Shows this season beginning this Friday in Syracuse New York. See the class descriptions and teaching scheudule here...
Design Posted on September 21, 2004 Out of all the subjects and diverse categories of woodworking, I believe design is the most challenging....
Coloring Wood Posted on September 7, 2004 Wood does not have one solid, uniform color to it. It is a composition of a range of colors. For example, maple ranges from a white tone to a grayish yellow tone, while cherry is a blend of brown and reddish tones. Bearing this point in mind when I color wood, I strive to maintain the clarity of all the little fine grains in the wood. I accomplish this by mostly using dyes as opposed to stains... Woodcraft Greensboro, NC Appearance Posted on August 21, 2004 David will be teaching a class on September 18 at the Greensboro, North Carolina Woodcraft store. Please contact the store for information on attending. Schedule and contact info is here...
California Design 2004 Posted on August 21, 2004 One of David's upcoming WoodWorks show pieces will be exhibited in the upcoming California Design 2004... Appearance At IWF In Atlanta Posted on August 19, 2004 David will be appearing in the Mini Max USA booth at the International Woodworking Machinery & Furniture Supply Fair (IWF) at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia on August 26th thru 29th. He will be demonstrating resawing on the Mini Max bandsaw as well bentwood lamination techniques. He will have a few examples of his work there, including a finished piece of furniture from his television show Woodworks. If you are planning to attend the IWF show, please stop by the Mini Max booth (booth number 8352) to say hello.
More Classes Have Been Added Posted on August 6, 2004 New classes have been added to the classes page, including a Bentwood Lamination class in September and a Band Sawn Veneers class in October, as well as a new two-day Gilding and Chemical Patinations class in October.
Snapshots From Recent Band Sawn Veneers Class Posted on August 6, 2004 Here are few snapshots from the latest Band Sawn Veneers class. Good fun was had by all...
Jigs And Fixtures Posted on August 6, 2004 Jigs and fixtures are those indispensable and often mysterious looking wooden things adorning the walls of woodworkers’ shops.
Students Go Wild At The Wood Shed Posted on August 6, 2004 Like many visitors to David's Wood shed, Marc Spangnuolo has a great reaction to seeing the cool collection of wood inside...
Metal Patinations Posted on July 28, 2004 A patina is the thin layer that develops on the outer surface of a metal after it has been exposed to the elements. Acids react with the metal, creating a variety of colors and patterns, depending upon the chemicals used and how they are introduced to the metal.
Fuming Wood Posted on June 23, 2004 Fuming wood is a technique that was widely used during the Arts & Crafts movement in the early 1900’s. David Is On The Road Posted on June 14, 2004 David is off doing some teaching, lecturing, demonstrating, learning and personal appearances till early July. Check out his busy schedule... Summer Classes With David Scheduled Posted on May 26, 2004 We're delighted to announce David will begin offering classes this summer in his shop/studio in Santa Rosa, California. Read all about it here.
Quarter-Matching Veneers Posted on May 25, 2004 One of the advantages of working with veneer is the ability to match grain patterns. Appearance In Arizona May 29 Posted on May 19, 2004 David will be making a an appearance at the Arizona Association of Fine Woodworkers in Glendale Arizona on Saturday May 29. Non-members are welcome and the cost is $25.00 per person and includes lunch. Registration is required and you can find all the details on their nice site linked above.
Finishing Furniture Posted on May 18, 2004 The finish is usually the last thing that you do when building a piece of furniture, but it is the first thing that someone sees when looking at your work. New Website Posted on April 23, 2004 Prior visitors will likely notice the website has a new look. Read more about it here...
Splined Miters Posted on April 1, 2004 A splined miter is a strong and attractive way to join frames together.
Bandsawn Veneers Posted on April 1, 2004 Cutting your own veneers on the bandsaw opens up a world of opportunity in woodworking.
Carving Wood Posted on April 1, 2004 Carving wood transforms a piece and takes it to another level.
Wooden Hinges Posted on April 1, 2004 Making your own hinges out of wood, in some instances, can be the perfect complement to a piece. It can be the one element, although thought of as a minor detail that has a major impact on the overall feel of the piece.
Combining Metal And Wood Posted on April 1, 2004 Designing furniture that uses a combination of metal and wood can give your work a very contemporary look.
Inlay Posted on April 1, 2004 The art of inlay can be traced back 4,000 years or more to the ancient Egyptians.
Cove Molding Posted on April 1, 2004 Cove molding is a great way to dress up a cabinet.
Dovetail Jigs Posted on April 1, 2004 Dovetails are one of the oldest and strongest joints known to woodworkers.
Frame and Panel Construction Posted on April 1, 2004 Frame and panel construction is a time honored technique that has been used in woodworking for making everything from wall paneling to doors to furniture.
Mortise And Tenon Joints Posted on April 1, 2004 The construction of furniture can be divided into two main categories; casegood and frame.
Working with Veneers Posted on April 1, 2004 Throughout history veneering was considered an art form and was generally only commissioned by the very wealthy.
Bent Lamination Posted on April 1, 2004 The ability to bend wood opens a whole new vocabulary of design expressions.
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