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  0 Thread: Help finding this Motorcycle Rocker Plan
Post: RE: Help finding this Motorcycle Rocker Plan

Sometime in the '90s Popular Woodworking published plans for a "Rockin' Harley Hog". Way before I came on board in 2004. In the 10 years I was with the magazine we would start getting questions about ...
Bob Lang Woodworking 13 3,296 07-01-2020, 10:25 AM
  0 Thread: New Popular Woodworking Magazine
Post: RE: New Popular Woodworking Magazine

(05-23-2020, 08:05 PM)AHill Wrote: Since when is it a subscriber's responsibility to rectify issues of a publisher?  We wouldn't be bashing if we didn't care about their demise.  PW was making money...
Bob Lang Woodworking Hand Tools 72 27,405 05-24-2020, 11:37 AM
  0 Thread: New Popular Woodworking Magazine
Post: RE: New Popular Woodworking Magazine

(11-23-2019, 06:07 PM)Bill_Houghton Wrote: Not peculiar to magazines.  I can't recall which website I was visiting that offered a section on book reviews.  I had just finished a book from the librar...
Bob Lang Woodworking Hand Tools 72 27,405 11-24-2019, 10:41 AM
  0 Thread: New Popular Woodworking Magazine
Post: RE: New Popular Woodworking Magazine

(11-18-2019, 08:28 AM)AHill Wrote: The combining of Woodworking with PWW was an internally-driven decision, proposed by Steve Shanesy to F+W Media.  There were no layoffs from the merger (so states ...
Bob Lang Woodworking Hand Tools 72 27,405 11-23-2019, 04:16 PM
  0 Thread: Building Kitchen Cabinets?
Post: RE: Building Kitchen Cabinets?

(06-30-2019, 04:33 PM)jgourlay Wrote: Bob, your book is excellent!  Truly! Thanks, glad you like it.
Bob Lang Woodworking 19 5,811 07-01-2019, 12:34 PM
  0 Thread: Building Kitchen Cabinets?
Post: RE: Building Kitchen Cabinets?

(06-24-2019, 07:53 AM)ajkoontz Wrote: Just want to second that Bob Lang's book helped me tremendously with my kitchen cabinet build. I looked at a lot of cabinet books before I started, but Bob's bo...
Bob Lang Woodworking 19 5,811 06-24-2019, 08:18 AM
  0 Thread: Building Kitchen Cabinets?
Post: RE: Building Kitchen Cabinets?

(06-15-2019, 11:41 AM)jgourlay Wrote: So, a long way around for a short question:  do you have recommendations for a book that talks a 'fine furniture' guy through the different ways of working to d...
Bob Lang Woodworking 19 5,811 06-15-2019, 01:32 PM
  0 Thread: Has Sellers Gone Off the Deep End?
Post: RE: Has Sellers Gone Off the Deep End?

(05-06-2019, 08:48 AM)Vince Wrote: I find this statement interesting, and wonder how many people share this view. We have had this same debate on our own staff, with some feeling that we should inje...
Bob Lang Woodworking Hand Tools 38 14,194 05-06-2019, 09:42 AM
  0 Thread: Popular Woodworking
Post: RE: Popular Woodworking

(03-22-2019, 04:10 PM)Skip J. Wrote: So true... almost every one of my competitors in my consulting business does this, makes it easy to compete with them... In my experience when a business decide...
Bob Lang Woodworking Hand Tools 47 17,131 03-23-2019, 12:49 PM
  0 Thread: Popular Woodworking: Notice of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: I'm a Creditor
Post: RE: Popular Woodworking: Notice of Chapter 11 Bank...

(03-20-2019, 10:49 AM)ZachDillinger Wrote: I also got one and I assumed it is because I have regularly contributed to them and may be owed something. It looks like contracted authors are on "the li...
Bob Lang Woodworking Hand Tools 28 11,314 03-20-2019, 02:20 PM
  0 Thread: Popular Woodworking: Notice of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: I'm a Creditor
Post: RE: Popular Woodworking: Notice of Chapter 11 Bank...

(03-18-2019, 01:12 PM)Philip1231 Wrote: So did anyone else get the "Notice of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case" letter for the F+W media bankruptcy? I am trying to figure out if its just routinely sent t...
Bob Lang Woodworking Hand Tools 28 11,314 03-18-2019, 01:55 PM
  0 Thread: Popular Woodworking
Post: RE: Popular Woodworking

(03-13-2019, 10:47 AM)Bob Lang Wrote: I can't say that this is a surprise, it's a big enough enterprise that momentum carried it quite a while. When the pirate equity people took over they hired man...
Bob Lang Woodworking Hand Tools 47 17,131 03-18-2019, 11:34 AM
  0 Thread: Popular Woodworking
Post: RE: Popular Woodworking

I can't say that this is a surprise, it's a big enough enterprise that momentum carried it quite a while. When the pirate equity people took over they hired management that was pretty good at flipping...
Bob Lang Woodworking Hand Tools 47 17,131 03-13-2019, 10:47 AM
  0 Thread: Another drafting software question
Post: RE: Another drafting software question

SketchUp is ideal for what you want to do. That's the big advantage; you model stuff that fits in a 3D model of the room, changes don't take long and you can show the customer what the finished produc...
Bob Lang Woodworking 22 7,474 01-14-2019, 02:33 PM
  0 Thread: European Cabinet Construction Resources
Post: RE: European Cabinet Construction Resources

(12-08-2018, 09:57 AM)Stanley McMahan Wrote: I have the book, "Illustrated Cabinetmaking" by Bill Hylton. I want to find a similar, quality, reference for construction and standard dimensions for Eu...
Bob Lang Woodworking 6 3,010 12-17-2018, 10:13 AM
  0 Thread: Phone apps?
Post: RE: Phone apps?

(09-08-2018, 05:12 PM)toolmiser Wrote: I know I am very late to I phones, but recently I got one.  Now I've found a few neat "apps".  I was reading a couple month old "Wood Magazine" and they had an...
Bob Lang Woodworking 11 4,308 09-15-2018, 07:46 AM
  0 Thread: What Stickley desk to build
Post: RE: What Stickley desk to build

(06-14-2018, 11:28 PM)mr_skittle Wrote: Yeah Dave. I appreciate the offer but I hit the motherload with Bob's book. It has all the A & C furniture I could ever imagine building. Oddly enough, on...
Bob Lang Woodworking 16 6,638 06-15-2018, 12:25 PM
  0 Thread: What Stickley desk to build
Post: RE: What Stickley desk to build

The one on the bottom looks nicer because it is an authentic design from the period (early 1900s, not 1920s). The first one throws some design elements of the period into an otherwise ordinary design....
Bob Lang Woodworking 16 6,638 06-09-2018, 03:51 PM
  0 Thread: Project....
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(05-31-2018, 07:19 PM)hbmcc Wrote: I am pretty certain he did get it. My fear was that Rob was going to repeat what he said to us to Mrs. Lee.
Bob Lang Woodworking Hand Tools 43 20,173 05-31-2018, 08:34 PM
  0 Thread: Project....
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(05-16-2018, 11:38 AM)Rob Lee Wrote: Tools - $1315 Lumber - $375 Hardware - $125 Trips to store – 11 in 13 days Hours of labor - about 60   Price of similar floating wall unit on Wayfair...
Bob Lang Woodworking Hand Tools 43 20,173 05-22-2018, 01:15 PM

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