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Tip on gluing up many-sided frames or columns without having to make fine adjustments at each angle.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #24 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 10

Architectural embellishments. Tips on selecting and installing decorative molding, pilasters, columns, etc.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1984 (v.7#10) pg. 21

Tip on preventing exterior wooden porch posts from rotting where they rest on concrete.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1995 (v.19#1) pg. 20

How to repair wood columns. How to save existing architectural columns using the methods described here.
COST CUTS Jun 1990 (v.7#3) pg. 1

Installing decorative indoor columns. How to remove a wall between two small rooms and replace it with a false header, pedastals and columns to make one large room.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #385 Feb 1998 (v.48#2) pg. 54

Classical style in a porch addition. Tips from a restoration expert on deck construction, column building and weatherproof design.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #6 Dec 1981-Jan 1982 pg. 22

Jig for cutting large flutes in a Corinthian column. Included in an article on restoring the east portico of Montgomery Place (Barrytown, NY).
FINE HOMEBUILDING #61 Jun-Jul 1990 pg. 67

Making classically detailed, load-bearing, fluted columns. This interior column combines a 24-flute Ionic shaft with an Attic base, plain necking and a Roman Doric capital. Constructed using a lathe and a router.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #64 Dec 1990-Jan 1991 pg. 54
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #68 Jun-Jul 1991 pg. 14 (Outdoor applications)
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #75 Jun-Jul 1992 pg. 4

Tip: How to make fluted half-columns that are longer than the capacity of your lathe.
FINE WOODWORKING #25 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 22

Coopered columns. How to join and turn large staved constructions, such as porch columns, using ordinary small-shop machinery and tools.
FINE WOODWORKING #28 May-Jun 1981 pg. 78

How to fabricate hollow, reinforced wooden columns which are then covered with plywood and veneer.
FINE WOODWORKING #62 Jan-Feb 1987 pg. 62

Improved technique for making a staved cylinder involves cutting the miter joint using a dado blade.
FINE WOODWORKING #97 Nov-Dec 1992 pg. 22

Router-cut columns. With two simple jigs, you can make large, hollow, wood cylinders without a lathe. How to glue up the octagonal blank and round it using a router. Making both cylindrical and tapered columns shown.
FINE WOODWORKING #136 May-Jun 1999 pg. 60

Tip on using pieces of solid-surfacing countertop material to keep a wooden porch column from rotting at the base.
HOME MECHANIX #794 Apr 1995 (v.91) pg. 100

Tips on installing replacement fluted, extruded aluminum porch columns.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #652 Sep 1982 (v.78) pg. 62

Preserving wooden columns.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Oct 1977 (v.5#10) pg. 115

Exterior wood columns. Practical repairs for do-it-yourselfers.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Oct 1982 (v.10#10) pg. 195
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Dec 1982 (v.10#12) pg. 262

Shopping for architectural columns. What is available and how to make the measurements and drawings needed to get exact replacements.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May 1984 (v.12#4) pg. 71

Installing architectural columns.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jun 1984 (v.12#5) pg. 96

Pillar talk. Restoring columns. How to remove, repair, and/or repaint large, hollow wooden columns.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1988 (v.16#5) pg. 43, 46

Tip on using exterior caulk to restore decorative details on the plaster capital of a porch column.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1990 (v.18#1) pg. 16

How to cast replacement porch column capitals in fiberglass.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1990 (v.18#2) pg. 51

Steps for fabricating wood column bases. How to overcome splits in wood bases with construction and materials that give long life and low maintenance.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1995 (v.23#4) pg. 34

Wheels of fortune. A technique for turning large column bases without a lathe.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1997 (v.25#4) pg. 52

How to fabricate your own hollow, square wooden porch columns to replace those that have rotted.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1981 (v.218#6) pg. 144

Guide to sizing up staves and segments. Understanding the mathematics involved when fabricating staved cylinders or segmented rings.
WOOD MAGAZINE #126 Sep 2000 (v.17#6) pg. 16

Architectural art. Introduce a classic look by constructing an archway flanked with wooden columns.
WOOD MAGAZINE #137 Nov 2001 (v.18#8) pg. 54

Bird's-mouth router bits. Using these unique bits to make the strong edge joints found in hollow wooden cones, columns, or cylinders.
WOOD MAGAZINE #144 Oct 2002 (v.19#6) pg. 20

Curved woodwork. Part 1. Tips on both fabricating and working with curved surfaces. Looks at circular columns, curved paneling, and the edges of curved table tops.
WOODWORKER #1014 May 1978 (v.82) pg. 217

Curved woodwork. Part 2.
WOODWORKER #1015 Jun 1978 (v.82) pg. 277

A twisted tale. Using a router and jig to fabricate 6-ft. twisted (spiral) columns for a four-poster bed.
WOODWORKER May 1993 (v.97#5) pg. 76