Woodcraft Magazine

February/March 2022 (105)

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2 min
saying goodbye, saying hello

One who enjoys learning about woodworking as much as I do, being employed at a woodworking publication is a real treat. I’m in a fortunate position to absorb information from a knowledgeable, talented readership, a stable of expert contributors, and of course, the best staff in the business. One such staff member is Paul Anthony, the magazine’s most senior editor. He has not only consistently fed my insatiable appetite for woodworking knowledge through the years, but he also taught me the value of good work and what it really takes to produce that work. After over a decade with the magazine, Paul is retiring. This is his last issue. Paul started working with Woodcraft in 2010, but his career began nearly 50 years ago. He ran his own custom woodworking business…

1 min
share your ideas.

General information: 4420 Emerson Ave., Suite A P.O. Box 7020 Parkersburg, WV 26102 800-542-9125 Share a slick tip to win cash or a prize. Here’s your chance to help someone become a better woodworker and get rewarded for the effort. Published tips become the property of Woodcraft Magazine. Email us at tips@woodcraftmagazine.com and put “Tips & Tricks” in the subject line or visit woodcraftmagazine.com, and click on Contact. Important: Please include your phone number, as an editor may need to call you if your trick is considered for publication. Have a tough woodworking question? We’ll do our best to find the expert and provide the answer. Email us at editor@woodcraftmagazine.com and put “Expert Answers” in the subject line. News & Views: This catch-all column is where we do our best to correct mistakes, publish feedback from readers, and share other…

1 min
magazine marriage

Sarah Marriage, furniture maker and woodworking educator, is joining the Woodcraft Magazine team. From a young age, Marriage searched for a way to combine her interests in math, science, and art, which led to her studies in architecture at Princeton University, and a specific interest in designing and building at the smaller scale of furniture and everyday objects. After a decade of self-guided woodworking education through magazines and books, Marriage studied fine furniture making at The College of the Redwoods (now The Krenov School), and launched her career as a professional furniture maker. Her work explores complex geometries and simple solutions that make everyday life a little brighter and more beautiful. Marriage is also the founder of A Workshop of Our Own (WOO), an educational woodshop in Baltimore, MD, with…

1 min
aspen a question

I was surprised not to find aspen listed as a viable secondary wood in the Dec/Jan 22 issue’s WoodSense column (p. 54). I’ve found the wood to be straight and stable, free of knots, averse to splitting, and readily available. Plus the creamy color of aspen is far more attractive than poplar. —Charles Landey, Brookfield, WI Senior Editor Ken Burton replies: I considered including aspen, but it’s not as widely available as pine, poplar, and soft maple. But you can look for us to cover aspen in an upcoming WoodSense column. How to reach us Email editor@woodcraftmagazine.com-or-write to Woodcraft Magazine, 4420 Emerson Ave., Suite A, Box 7020, Parkersburg, WV, 26102-7020. Important: Please include your full name, address, and phone number. Published letters are edited for length and clarity.…

1 min
peter korn retires

Peter Korn, founder of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, retired from his role as its Executive Director in December 2021. The Center began as a school in Korn’s home shop in 1993, founded on the idea that “creating useful, beautiful objects in wood can be as profound an exploration of the human spirit as any other visual art.” In retirement, he plans to continue teaching and making furniture, while pursuing other passions of writing, sailing, and cooking. Meg Weston, former president of the Maine Media Workshops + College, succeeds Korn as Executive Director of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship on an interim basis.…

2 min
reader showcase

DON OLSON, PORTLAND, OR Modified side. When new subscriber Don Olson saw the singledrawer side table (Aug/Sept 20), he knew he needed to build one. Olson’s table features a taller backsplash and wider shelf board spacing than the original. He also added beaded apron extensions and squared the top’s corners. Olson says the table was a challenging but fun build, and it now looks grand in his home office. RICK SUTTON, WEST CHESTER, PA Light of his life. A retired mechanical engineer and lifelong tinkerer, Sutton first jumped into the deep end of woodworking 20 years ago when he built a 15-foot sailboat. Opting for something a bit smaller this time, he crafted this Arts & Craftsstyle desk lamp from Issue 52 (April/May 13) to light up his wife’s desk. Sutton used quartersawn…