Online Extras from FWW Issue #297
Online extras from Issue No. 297 of Fine Woodworking magazine. August 2022
Editor's Letter: Technology and the future of woodworking
Mike Pekovich answers the question; what will woodworking look like 50 years from now?
A school for simplicity and self-reliance
Kenneth and Angela Kortemeier offer hand-tool woodworking classes modeled after the Country Workshops of Drew Langsner.
Build a traditional plate rack
With hand-cut dovetails and mortise-and-tenon joints, cove molding, and hanging with a French cleat, this plate rack lets you hone your handwork skills while you update your kitchen.
DIY handles and pulls—from simple to complex
The team at Hank Gilpin's woodshop takes care to balance looks with ease of construction to make the best choice for each project.
For the Love of Pine
The wood that makes you feel superhuman
Fine pine finishes
Pine's notoriously splotchy thanks to its uneven density, but that doesn't mean it's unusable.
How to make a sunburst veneer top
Bruce Eaton's adaptable method relies on fundamental veneering techniques.
Turn a Lidded Container
Matt Monaco demonstrates shaping the outside and excavating the inside, creating the foot, making the lid, and finishing.
Curved, solid-wood edging
Two templates ensure that this solid-wood edging will correctly fit to any outside curve.
Penguins to planes
From studying penguins in Patagonia to building furniture in Seattle, the arc of Jack Cerchiara's career has been long.
Christopher Miano's Squiggles
Christopher Miano blends sculpture with furniture in a line of furniture designed to make you smile.
Workshop Tip: Turn a dowel into a drum sander
The secret is cutting a slot in the dowel
Workshop Tip: Reusable jig locates pulls and handles
Assembly makes it easy to hold a template in place.
Workshop Tip: Simple micro-adjuster for any crosscut fence
Clamp this block to any fence and use a thumbscrew to make small adjustments.
Workshop Tip: Drill bit locates knife hinges on curved cabinets
Insert a drill bit through the pivot hole in one half of the hinge, hold it agains tthe front edge, and scribe.
Tool review: MicroJig BladeClean system
We take a look at this new blade and bit cleaning station.
Tool review: Milwaukee M12 23-gauge cordless pin nailer
Nancy Hiller looks at Milwaukee's plug-free pinner.
Tool review: Infinity "Quick-Snap" vacuum hose and adapters
Asa Christiana checks out some versatile vacuum hose adapters.