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How to Make Finger Joints

Each part of the finger joint - also known as a box-lock or corner-lock joint - is a regular 90 degr......

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Essential Corner Joints for Cabinetmakers

Material strength, appearance and the tools you have available are all important factors to consider......

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Workshop Wednesdays - Gluing end grain

The received wisdom on gluing end grain has often been to avoid it altogether - not only end to end ......

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Butterflies and Bevel Top Dovetails

Ambrose Heal was an influential designer born at the right time into a family that owned a successfu......

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Making American Arts and Crafts Furniture

This article looks at techniques used for creating the style of American Arts and Crafts furniture, ......

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Jewellery Box Trio

A couple visiting the Sussex Guild Christmas show in Midhurst bought the brown oak wall cabinet feat......

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Chairs and Curves

Chair frames need curved components and angled joints. You might make a simple chair with the legs ......

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Oak Refectory Table

If there is one kind of furniture that gets my creative juices running it is big oak pieces for a we......

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Through Wedged Tenons

The mortise and tenon is probably the most used structural joint in furniture-making, and one of the......

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Shaker Style and Making

Shakers pre-empted the Modernist movement by a more than a century with their passion for functional......

 

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