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March 2013


A Cabinetmaker’s Toolchest part twelve

Pinned tenon detail

Part twelve of the cabinetmaker’s toolchest series, this video starts with pinning the mortise and tenon joinery in the handle as well as the top runners down into the chest sides. I use Miller Dowel System for both the structural benefit as well as its…


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A Cabinetmaker’s Toolchest part eleven

Logo on handle detail.

The last Monday in March and time for the next installment of the toolchest build. Part eleven; making the handle and feet. After dimensioning the parts for the handle, feet and top runners from beautiful, quarter sawn cherry in the last video, the next clip…


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A Cabinetmaker’s Toolchest part ten

Quarter-sawn cherry

Moving right along with the toolchest build, this video is already the tenth in the series! How time flies…. the tenth in the series and I’m just realizing that the tune in this clip is one I recorded 20 years ago this year. Twenty years!…


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A Cabinetmaker’s Toolchest part nine

Corner dovetail detail

March break. On the one hand it seemed to last forever and on the other- the wink of an eye. Mine ended with an ears, throat and nose bug to battle, but I’m back on the mend and have some more video edited for you….


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Speaking of Toolchests…

Readers Toolchest

Speaking of toolchests,  I’m putting the finishing touches on the one I’ve been working on lately and still have some videos to edit when I can. I’ll try to get the next one posted later this week. Classes have been insanely busy lately and now,…


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A Cabinetmaker’s Toolchest part eight

Roto hinges

Monday morning update- part eight of the Cabinetmaker’s Toolchest series. This video is all about drilling the holes in the various components of the toolchest carcase. I had a few people wondering about the bits I use and if my traditional brace was a two…


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