37 years of how-to projects, tips, techniques, and tools to make you a better woodworker. The Fine Woodworking Magazine Archive is a tool no shop should be without. In one amazingly easy-to-search disc, you'll enjoy 37 years of content from our award-winning magazine. That's all 230 issues of Fine Woodworking, starting with Issue #1 and including all the issues from 2012.
You'll get the classic articles, timeless projects, a wealth of how-to techniques, plus insight from our respected contributors and their secrets for success — all the expert advice you need to become an even better woodworker. And with the 2012 Fine Woodworking Magazine Archive, that information is right at your fingertips — it's a breeze to search through, and you'll know that every technique and tip you find here is shop-tested and comes from a working pro, respected instructor, or seasoned craftsman.
A wealth of articles within easy reach
Want to know exactly how to set up a bandsaw? Ready to make a workbench? We've got it covered, with more than 37 years of trusted information and tasteful projects for every skill level. With our handy one-disc Magazine Archive, you can enjoy finding those articles in a snap so you can get right back to doing the work you love.
See experts build their classics, step-by-step
At Fine Woodworking we turn to the pros to see what they're working on now, and we help you recreate the results in your own shop. Look at the experts you'll meet in our 2012 Fine Woodworking Magazine Archive:
may well be the world's best custom maker of Shaker-style furniture. Visit his workshop and learn his favorite dovetail tricks and his tips for building a classic chest of drawers in issue #171.
opinion on handplanes stands head and shoulders above all others – as you’ll see in issue #195. His Versatile Huntboard plan from issue #209 is a new classic, reinterpreting a favorite piece for modern tastes.
is that rare craftsman who is as comfortable with a sketchbook as he is with a power tool. In issue #199, you'll learn his secrets for cutting flawless curves with your bandsaw and so much more.
makes world-class reproductions in the Federal style. His article "How to Soup Up Your Cross-cut Sled" in issue #219 is a classic, proving that the most valuable ideas are often the simplest.
These are just some of the contributors to Fine Woodworking who join Tage Fride and Sam Maloof, two iconic figures of the past, as well as today's rising stars, such as Tommy MacDonald of the Emmy-nominated show Rough Cut.
It's everything you love about the magazine, all in one place
Whether you're a long-time subscriber or a casual reader of Fine Woodworking, you realize that there are some articles that you'll find only in our pages.
"Methods of Work" — always a favorite — can be counted on for practical tips that come directly from our readers who share their expertise with you. "Fundamentals" isn't just for novices — it's where you learn how to conquer the basics and refine essential skills. And "Master Class" introduces you to new techniques that stretch your skills.
Years worth of these signature features can be found together in one place** — the Fine Woodworking Magazine Archive.
With the Fine Woodworking Magazine Archive at your fingertips, you have a wealth of project ideas, techniques, tips, and skills at your command. So that every time you go into the shop, your work just gets better and better — and you'll be building your skills as you build ever-more challenging projects.
And there's more — all included on one disc
Don't forget, our Fine Woodworking Magazine Archive includes every issue of Tools & Shops. Whatever your abilities, you can get some great pointers from "A Well Organized One-Man Shop" in our 2001-02 issue. And when you're ready to renovate, be sure to check out "A Smart Shop in a One-Car Garage" from issue 2002-03. And, of course, you'll also have all the out-of-print copies of Fine Woodworking at your fingertips as well.
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