Flatsawn Cherry

Prunus serotin > black cherry, rum c herry, whiskey cherry, wild cherry Eastern U.S. and Canada parts of Mexico 0.58 Moderately resistant to fungal and insect attack, but not suitable for outdoor use Sustainable at current harvest levels Hardwood lumber dealers and some home centers 4 4 through lb 4 5 to 10 in. 8 to 12 ft. 3.15 to 8 per bd. ft. depending on thickness 95 cents per sq. ft. Excellent for all wood turning and other woodworking Jobs which create dust. Stephen H. Blink rocommonds...

Rodale Press Publication

Benefits of my job as the publisher of american Woodworker is that I get to see a lot of great woodworking. Each year I go to dozens of furniture shows, gallery openings and exhibits the best work by the best woodworkers in North America and Europe. 1 always come away from these shows full of ideas, chargcd up and inspired to try new things in my own work ready to take a few risks. I'll often experiment with details I saw at a show a clever drawer stop, perhaps, or a different edge treatment...

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Note If you don't have access to a lathe, or if you'd like to purchase a set of turned legs for this table, they are available from Classic Designs, P.O. Box 279, Kte. 2, Danville, VT 05828, (802) 684-2156. pegs next to a crank-type pencil sharpener. Dipping the peg in water will also make it drive more easily. Glue isn't necessary. The apron-to-lcg joints are already glued, and a square peg driven in a round hole rarely works loose. I orient each peg so its edges arc aligned roughly parallel...

American Woodworker A June

These designs eliminate the need for a predrilled pilot hole in most materials. comc in many sizes, and you can gee them in bronze, brass and stainless steel and with a variety of coatings. Production screws have narrow shanks and deep, widely spaced threads. Much stronger than drywall screws, they require much greater force to break. They grip plywood and particleboard well, but you'll need a pilot in the edge of MDF to avoid splitting the board. Some manufacturers offer...

Matthew Burak

Builds traditional fiirniture and runs a woodworking business in northeastern Vermont. Top detail. The tabletop's breadboard edge is pinned in place with square wooden pegs that extend into the tenons. Softened edges and a hand-rubbed oil finish give the top an antique look and feel. Pick the Right Fastener for the Job A Guide to Heads, Threads, Metals and Coatings New twists on an old fastener. Choosing a wood screw is no longer just a matter of picking the right size. Today's manufacturers...

American Woodworker

The Complete American Woodworker Index Includes The AMERICAN WOODWORKER Index zeros in fast on tho information you need. Includes every article, project. Tech Tip and more from 1988 through 1993 oil listed by subject and cross-referenced for easy use. AMERICAN WOODWORKER BACK ISSUES 4.50 Each (Please check off the issues you want) AUGUST 4-7, 1995 ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER--ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA Over 800 exhibitors. See exciting new technology. Get first-hand experience with thousands of...

Sliding Dovetail

Self Centering Sliding Dovetail Jigs

Peg through center or apply glue here. Peg through center or apply glue here. go american woodworker june 1995 FIG 3 BREADBOARDS AND WOOD MOVEMENT clamped each cap into a homemade router box, parallel to and just below the top lip of the box. (See top photo, page 59.) The box gives the router a steady surface to ride upon. I adjusted the router fence to center a ' 4-in. spiral up-cut bit over the end cap. (I've improved the reliability of my router I fence by attaching a strip of wood to '...

C K A P T Center

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Tail Vise Retrofit

Bench Dogs and Wooden Jaws Upgrade Any Bench by Jeff Greef One of the most useful and intriguing features of many European-style workbenches is the tail vise. This ingenious device, with its unique stock-holding abilities, dates back to the very beginnings of cabinet-making in early 16th-century Europe. Tail vises were standard equipment on benches built in this country by generations of northern European immigrants, including the Shakers. Today, almost 500 years after it first appeared, the...

Breadboard Ends

58 american woodworker june 1995 end caps with a tonguc-and-groovc joint. See Fig 2. Glue is applied only to the center section of the joint. This keeps the parts locked together, yet allows the center panel to expand and contract freely on both sides of the fixed center area. In humid seasons, the center piece will be wider than the caps in dry seasons it will be narrower. Rarely will there be perfect alignment along the edge. For this reason, some woodworkers like to break the corners at the...

Location In

On a flatsawn board, tangential movement will be greater on the outer face of the board than on the inner face, causing the board to cup outward as the board dries and shrinks. On a flatsawn board, tangential movement will be greater on the outer face of the board than on the inner face, causing the board to cup outward as the board dries and shrinks. Find the Best Machine for Your Shop Needs It's amazing how quickly a workshop can fill up with sawdust, wood chips, offcuts, nails, and other...

Multico Pm Mortiser

Affordable hollow-chisel mortiser reached the U.S. market five years ago, dedicated mortising machines were a luxury reserved for large pro shops. Multico's newest mortiser. model PM20, offers significant improvements over their original machinc more power, greater capacity, improved stock clamping and dual-axis head positioning. Like other small mortising machines, the PM20 mounts on a bench or an optional steel stand and its head moves vertically to plunge a square-edged, hollow-chisel bit...

Antique Tool Associations

Greene And Greene Furniture Makers

What's your angle on antique tools Whether you're a collector, a user, or both, the networking possibilities are vast. Timber-frame builders, history buffs, investors, reproduction furniture makers, antique tool dealers they're all represented here. Most of these groups publish newsletters many also organize regional sales or auctions. Vou can join these groups for a modest fee. Antique Tools amp Trades in Connecticut 203 848-8800 Early American Industries Assoc. 518 439-2215 Mid-West Tool...

Hooked Chisel

A Tool Collector Traces the Development of a Specialized Hand Plane y interest in antique tools began when I was just a kid growing up in South Carolina. I remember spending hours with an old neighbor everyone knew as Uncle Luke. He had a woodworking shop in his barn where he built all kinds of things, from fine furniture to boats. And he did it all with hand tools. It wasn't until I graduated from college and moved away that I bought my first antique plane. I...

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The top of Paulsen's perfume bottle has concentric rings of chatterwork. Opposite, chatterwork graces the outside and inside of small fowls and lidded containers turned by the author. Over the past 20 years IVe developed a technique for decorating the surfaces of small spindle turnings with intricate geometric patterns, using ordinary turning tools. I call it chatterwork. These unpredictable designs look like they were cut on a 19th-century Holtzapffel lathe, or...

Funky Drawer Pulls

If you like your work 10 stand out from the crowd, you'll love these hefty 100 pewter pulls and knobs. They add character to kitchen cabinets, dresser drawers, or even the front door. Skyrocketing insurance premiums have created a Catch-22 for many professional woodworkers. Although they can't afford not to have insurance, many arc discovering they can't afford to insure their woodworking businesses against equipment loss or product liability. Insurance companies cite fire risks from the...

Woodshop Franchises Underway

Ever dreamed of running or joining a health-club-type hangout for woodworkers NYW Workshops Inc. plans to open its first such franchise this year in Dublin, CA. Thomas Loker, the company's president and CEO, envisions fully functional woodshops for people to build any project with their own two hands. Franchises will sell project kits, tools, hardware and accessories. Each store will also feature a training area where instructors and woodworking professionals will give workshops on tools and...