Several years ago I was surprised to learn how much money a popular online screw retailer was selling historical-style slotted screws for. The shipping cost was terrible too. But nevertheless, my
In part four of the above video workshop tour, Don Williams teaches how to use a French Polissoir with a beeswax wood polish to create an incredible 18th century historic furniture wood finish. WHAT IS
In this video & article, Don Williams shares a tour of his timber frame barn woodworking workshop in the mountains of Highland County, Virginia. And yes, he bought
In this video tutorial Bill Anderson shows how to choose antique router planes when you're hunting around at tool swaps, eBay, or flea markets. He also helps you understand the different types of router planes and
I recently conducted an experiment to see what ammonia fuming results I could get using affordable (a.k.a. "cheap") ammonia from local hardware stores. I decided to conduct my experiment on the little Moravian foot stool that I
In the above video I share my experience of hiring a local mobile bandsaw miller, named Todd Horne, to help me transform a fallen 155 year old white oak tree into gorgeous quartersawn white oak boards.
I recently visited the Hancock Shaker Village, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, with my friend Will Myers (the Moravian Workbench guy). If you're not familiar with the history of the fascinating Shaker religion, read this brief history of the