Monthly Archives: August 2015

Mid-Century Modern Book Case in Popular Woodworking

Popular Woodworking October 2015 Cover

The October 2015 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine includes my article on building a Mid-Century Modern book case.

The October 2015 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine features my article on building an open-backed book case (it also works as a room divider) in the Mid-Century Modern style. I’ve detailed parts of the build on 1910 Craftsman, but the article goes into depth on step-by-step construction. I’m in good company in this issue–I enjoyed Jeff Miller’s article on the slat-back chair and am sorely tempted by Lee Valley’s new trammel points.

You can read the introduction to my article on the issue index or order a copy from This case is one of 29 designs featured in my book Mid-Century Modern Furniture, which is available on Amazon and