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WOOD NOTES by Ian Kirby

WOOD NOTES is a series of articles by noted woodworking designer, craftsman, educator, and author Ian Kirby, providing insights into a variety of woodworking topics. Click here for a profile of Ian Kirby.

Issue Title
1/1994 - Essential Measuring Tools
3/1994 - Sharpening
5/1994 - Use Your Table Saw
7/1994 - Building A Bench I
9/1994 - Building A Bench II
11/1994 - Building A Bench III
1/1995- Why Wood Distorts
3/1995- Wood Movement
5/95- Moisture In Wood
7/1995- Manufactured Sheet Materials
The Books of David Pye
9/1995 - Hand-Cut Dovetails: A Matter of Practice
11/1995- Hand-Cut Dovetails: Marking With Gauges
1/1996- Hand-Cut Dovetails: Removing the Waste
3/1996- Hand-Cut Dovetails: Chisels & Logic
5/1996- Hand-Cut Dovetails: Designing the Through Dovetail
7/1996- Hand-Cut Dovetails: Laying Out Dovetail Tails
9/1996- Hand-Cut Dovetails: Marking the Matching Pins
11/1996- Hand-Cut Dovetails: Mitering the Edge
1/1997- Hand-Cut Dovetails: The Single Lap Dovetail for Drawer Construction
3/1997- Hidden Joinery: Double Lap Dovetails
5/1997- Hidden Joinery: Secret Mitre Dovetails
7/1997- Getting from Here to There: Design to Mock-Up
9/1997- Getting from Here to There: Back to the Drawing Board
11/1997- Getting from Here to There: A Day at the Beach
1/1998- Getting from Here to There: Perspective with Pencils & Pins
3/1998- Sharpening with Waterstones
5/1998- Drawing: Line Weight & Tonal Value
7/1998- The Accurate Table Saw
9/1998- Devil in the Details
11/1998- One Point Perspective
1/1999- The Accurate Router
3/1999- Where It Begins
5/1999- Making a Full Size Mock-Up
7/1999- Space--The Final Frontier?
9/1999- Proportion in Design
11/1999- The Complete Dovetail
1/2000- Progress with Proportion
3/2000- From 2 Dimensions to 3
5/2000- Divergent Thinking: A Design Strategy
7/2000- The Two Aspects of Wood Movement
9/2000- Design Daze
11/2000- The Confounding Confusion of Simplicity
1/2001- The Wandering Ways of Working Drawings
3/2001- A Case of Orthographic Interpretations
5/2001- Line Items
7/2001- Stay on Line . . .
9/2001- The Word Game . . .
11/2001- W3: the What and Where with Woods
1/2002- Name That View
3/2002- Creating a Gulf Between Design & Craft
5/2002- Specification. . .
7/2002- Learning & Teaching
9/2002- Lodge at Torrey Pines
11/2002- Woodworking Shows
1/2003- The Woodshop Advantage
3/2003- Solid Wood Furnituremaking -- A Continuing Series on a Graded Learning Process
Assignment 1: Cutting Board - July/August, 2003-January/February, 2004 (4 issues)
Assignment 2: Mahogany Kitchen Step Stool - March/April, 2004-July/August, 2005 (9 issues)
Assignment 3: Sofa Side Table - September/October, 2005-January/February, 2007
Spring Break: Sharpening Hand Tools - March/April, 2007-Sept./Oct., 2007
Torsion Box Structures - Nov./Dec., 2007-Jan./Feb., 2009

11/2012- The Critical Path

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