Issue Five: Norse Sea Chest by Kate Fox
The six-board chest is a traditional form with roots in the ancient past. However, the integrity of this style of construction seems dubious because of the contradictory grain orientation of the side boards, leading Christopher Schwarz to dub the design "the platypus of the woodworking world." In M&T Issue Five, Author Kate Fox (@woodshrew) looks to unearth the origins of the six-board chest, and to understand how the form actually works. She writes...
A Sawbench in New Mexico - THE UNPLUGGED WOODSHOP TORONTO
I received a short note from Rob in New Mexico and wanted to share it with you- Seems that Rob is finding his new sawyer’s bench quite useful these days. He made his bench by following the plans in my book, The Unplugged Woodshop. If you’d like to make a saw bench for your […]