Bevels

https://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/gkdfy80d7i?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Sculptural Drawer Pulls? Not sure what to call this edition of Office Hours. Christian had a specific issue where his woodworking group is building chests of drawers with this long (4-5") style of drawer…

A Beveled Top Creates Lightness in the Design This part of the project is pretty simple. Cutting a bevel is a straightforward process but it does so much for the design. It lightens the top…

  Use a Screwdriver to Close that Joint ...just leave the screw out of it. Every now and then I will cut a long miter, more commonly called a bevel, and it will close up…

  Long Grain or Cross Grain First? Adding a bevel to the bottom edge of a table top makes a great design statement. It creates a delicate profile while still allowing for greater thickness and…

This month I begin a new project that I'll be building solely during live sessions over the next few months. The intent is to illustrate some principles of cabinetmaking but also to provide a nice…

My shop is in a shambles right now as I am remodeling. So forgive my dust and disorganization as I try to charge ahead with another live session. This time I spend a little time…

  This is one of those parts of a project where you feel the hard work is done and the rest will fly by. The reality is that these fine details right after joinery is…

Creating 22.5 degree bevels that run the length of the 30" case can be a challenge. There are of course jigs or bench appliances that you can create to give you consistent results but in…

  This was a great live session with a wide variety of topics in the hopper before I started and some great questions during the event. During this session I discussed: End Grain Planing Jointer…

  An Introduction to Casework and Cabinetmaking This shelf is all about precision and creating duplicate parts to ensure a square case. Dados and rabbets are the joinery of choice and I show several ways…