Online Extras from FWW Issue #296

Online extras from FWW issue #296

Tough spot for tenons

Blog: Tough spot for tenons

Tenons on the ends of long pieces, such as bed rails, can be difficult to tackle using common tenoning techniques. In this post, Tom McLaughlin demonstrates how he cut his with a handheld router.

Video: Oval jig in action

See Jeff Miller’s disc sander jig magically trim up a perfect oval.

Template sanding

Video: Template sanding (4/11)

Disc sanders are a versatile tool that would be a welcome addition to any shop. We’ll show you how you can use one to trim the smallest of parts flush to a template.

Chimney cupboard fit for a Shaker

Video Workshop: Chimney cupboard fit for a Shaker

Build a traditional Shaker chimney cupboard with step-by-step video instruction. FWW editor and creative director Michael Pekovich highlights a variety of construction techniques, including:

  • A simplified face-frame method
  • Traditional dovetailed drawers
  • Straightforward frame-and-panel joinery
Cube of drawers

Video: Cube of drawers

For the last three years, Vasko Sotirov has been creating mesmerizing build videos of his woodworking projects. After you’ve seen this video, we think you’ll agree he’s a woodworker worth watching.

Creative spin on brush making

Blog: Creative spin on brush making

For Aspen Golann, brushes are a fun, productive, low-stakes way to test techniques and designs. Get inspired by some of her other bristled beauties.

Offset turning

Video: Offset turning

Beth Ireland demonstrates how you can make turned parts like legs or boxes with an elliptical cross-section, or even a triangular one.

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