Make a classic little Shaker table the right way for the first time in Popular Woodworking December 2016 ? Will Myers visited Hancock Shaker Village to measure the piece for authentic reproduction. Meet JoJo Wood, whose handmade spoons and chip-carved clogs are earning her a name in the green woodworking world. Learn about nails ? no, you don?t hate them, you?re just using the wrong kind (seriously) ? and take CNCs for a spin with builder Tim Celeski, who delivers a timely primer on computers in the workshop (don?t worry, you can keep your dovetail saw). Craft your own binding clamps for gentle holding pressure, and learn the hows and whys of moulding planes and complex beaders. Plus in this issue learn:
- How Offerman Woodshop manager RH Lee finds creativity in commission.
- To practice deliberate repetition for design mastery with George Walker.
- About a wedged sliding mortise gauge Peter Follansbee found at an antique sale.
- What impact changing VOC laws will have on your finishing practices.