Articles

Hendrik Varju’s designs and techniques have been published dozens of times over the years.  Here is a chronological list of some of his more noteworthy articles.  In addition to these, he has also published numerous “Q & A’s”, “Ask a Pro” and other such columns in which he gives his advice to others.  Only a few are shown here.  If you see an article you would like to read, please contact the magazine in question to ask about purchasing a back issue.  We are unable to provide them ourselves due to various copyright issues.




Furniture & Cabinetmaking - July 2017

Veritas Universal Plane Fence
Issue 259, July 2017
Feature Article

Furniture & Cabinetmaking - June 2017

End Grain End Tables – Part 2
-and-
Sitting on the Fence
Sawstop vs. Bosch
Issue 258, June 2017
Feature Article and Tool Report

Furniture & Cabinetmaking - May 2017

End Grain End Tables – Part 1
Issue 257, May 2017
Feature Article and Cover

Furniture & Cabinetmaking - March 2017

Veritas Mortise Chisels
Issue 255, March 2017
Feature Article and Cover

Furniture & Cabinetmaking - February 2017

Complete Control
Bow FeatherPro Featherboards
Issue 254, February 2017
Feature Article

Furniture & Cabinetmaking - December 2016

Design Emphasis Student
Furniture Design Competition 2016
(at the IWF)
Issue 251, December 2016
Feature Article

Furniture & Cabinetmaking - December 2014

Design Emphasis (at the IWF)
Issue 225, December 2014
Feature Article

Furniture & Cabinetmaking - September 2013

The Blind Leading the Sighted
Issue 209, September 2013
Feature Article

Furniture & Cabinetmaking - Winter 2012

IWF Exhibition
Issue 200, Winter 2012
Shop Talk Article

Furniture & Cabinetmaking - December 2012

Remote Control Extraction
Issue 199, December 2012
Feature Article

Furniture & Cabinetmaking - September 2012

Blending Oils with Varnish
Issue 196, September 2012
Feature Article

Furniture & Cabinetmaking - August 2012

Perfect Your Brush Technique
Issue 195, August 2012
Feature Article

Furniture & Cabinetmaking - October 2010

Hand Plane Roundup
Issue 171, October 2010
Feature Article

Furniture & Cabinetmaking - September 2010

Cutting Dados with a Router Jig
Issue 170, September 2010
Feature Article

Furniture & Cabinetmaking - August 2010

One Stop Solution to Tapering Legs
Issue 169, August 2010
Feature Article and Cover

Furniture & Cabinetmaking - July 2010

Edge-Gluing Flat Panels
Issue 168, July 2010
Feature Article


Fine Woodworking - January/February 2012

Sharpen Jointer Knives in Place:
Get Better Cuts and Spend
Less Time Fiddling With Your Machine
No. 224, January/February 2012
Feature Article

Fine Woodworking - Sharpening Jig for Planer Knives - December 2011

Sharpening Jig for Planer Knives:
Learn How to Sharpen Your Planer Knives In Place
With This Shop-Made Jig
On-line, December 2011
Web Article

Fine Woodworking - April 2011

Clamping Cauls: The Secret to Great Glue-Ups
No. 218, March/April 2011
Feature Article

Fine Woodworking - February 2011

Ramp Up Your Router Table Dust Collection
No. 217, January/February 2011
Won “Best Tip” of the Issue

Fine Woodworking - August 2010

How to Tame Squeeze-Out
No. 213, July/August 2010
Feature Article

Fine Woodworking - December 2009

Fine Drawers without Dovetails
No. 208, November/December 2009
Feature Article and Cover

Fine Woodworking - October 2009

The Confusion Over Wipe-On Finishes
No. 207, September/October 2009
Feature Article

Fine Woodworking - February 2009

How Do Burn-in and Wax Sticks Differ?
No. 203, January/February 2009
Q & A

Fine Woodworking - Tools and Shops

Pencil and Paper
No. 202, Tools & Shops, Winter 2008/2009
“Fundamentals” Article

Fine Woodworking - August 2008

Cut Your Honing Time in Half
No. 199, July/August 2008
Feature Article

Fine Woodworking - June 2008

Invisible Fix for Chipped Plywood
No. 198, May/June 2008
Q & A

Fine Woodworking Web Article

10 Tips for Going Pro
On-line, January 2008
Web Article

Fine Woodworking - October 2007

Custom Splitters for Zero-Clearance Inserts
No. 193, September/October 2007
Q & A

Fine Woodworking - June 2007

Left-Tilt vs. Right-Tilt Tablesaws
No. 191, May/June 2007
“What’s the Difference?” Feature

Fine Woodworking - August 2005

Improve Ray-Fleck Pattern in Oak
No. 178, July/August 2005
Q & A


Woodworker's Journal - March / April 2017

Veneering with a Vacuum Pump
March/April 2017
Feature Article

Woodworker's Journal - May/June 2016

Dovetail Chiseling Jig
May/June 2016
Feature Article

Woodworker's Journal - November/December 2014

Avoid Tearout by Reading the Grain
November/December 2014
Feature Article


The Australian Woodworker - August 2013

Planer & Thicknesser Secrets
Issue No. 170, August 2013
Feature Article and Cover


Canadian Home Workshop - March 2013

Don’t Do it!
Avoid These Common Tablesaw Safety Hazards
March 2013
Feature Article

Canadian Home Workshop - Winter 2013

Featured as One of
Canada’s Top Woodworkers
— Our Nation’s Brightest and Best
Workshop Gurus
-and-
Best Finds at IWF 2012
This Year’s Hottest New Tools
Winter 2013
Contribution to Feature Article

Canadian Home Workshop - September 2012

The Grain Truth Exposed
End Grain Table
September 2012
Feature Article

Canadian Home Workshop - March 2011

Pro Finishing Results
with Only Brushes and Rags
and
High-End Dust Collection
March 2011
“Master’s Workshop” Article
and
“Shop Tech” Article

Canadian Home Workshop - Winter 2011

IWF 2010
New Shop Gear
Winter 2011
Feature Article

Canadian Home Workshop - October 2010

Get the Most Out of Your Brushes
Make Your Quality Bristles Last
October 2010
“Shop Talk” Article

Canadian Home Workshop - September 2010

Three Tools You Should Never Put Away
So Handy, They Are Always on Hand
September 2010
“Shop Talk” Article

Canadian Home Workshop - Summer 2010

Top 3 Tune-Up Tips
Get Your Tablesaw Running Right
Summer 2010
“Shop Talk” Article

Canadian Home Workshop - October 2009

Preserving Tradition
An Heirloom Chest for Jams and Preserves
October 2009, Special Kitchen Issue
Feature Article

Canadian Home Workshop - Summer 2009

Working on the Plane Gang
Program Builds Skills at Correctional Facility
Summer 2009
“Shop Talk” Article

Canadian Home Workshop - March 2009

Plane Etiquette
March 2009
“Master’s Workshop” Article

Canadian Home Workshop - Winter 2009

What Will Winter Do to Your Wood?
and
Cutting Edge Woodworking
Winter 2009
“Master’s Workshop” Article
and
“Insider” Article

Canadian Home Workshop - Winter 2008

Working with Plywood
Winter 2008
“Master’s Workshop” Article

Canadian Home Workshop - October 2007

Dine in Style
October 2007
Feature Article

Canadian Home Workshop - September 2007

Tuning Your Bandsaw
September 2007
“Master’s Workshop” Article

Canadian Home Workshop - February 2007

Router Returns
Bring my Favourite Router Back!
February 2007
“Shop Talk” Article

Canadian Home Workshop - Winter 2007

Take a Seat
Winter 2007
Feature Article

Canadian Home Workshop - November 2006

Milling Rough Lumber
November 2006
“Master’s Workshop” Article

Canadian Home Workshop - March 2006

Handcut Dovetails
March 2006
“Master’s Workshop” Article

Canadian Home Workshop - March 2005

European Tools
March 2005
“Shop Talk Insider” Article

Canadian Home Workshop - February 2005

On Staining Well
February 2005
Feature Article

Canadian Home Workshop - February 2004

Everything You Need to Know About Finishes
February 2004
Feature Article

Canadian Home Workshop - November 2002

Swivelling CD Tower
November 2002
Feature Article and Cover

Canadian Home Workshop - February 2002

Trestle Table
February 2002
Feature Article

Canadian Home Workshop - Winter 2002

Langcrest Loveseat
Winter 2002
Feature Article


Canadian Woodworking - October/November 2007

14.4 Volt Drill/Drivers
October/November 2007
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - August/September 2007

Belt Sanders
August/September 2007
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - June/July 2007

Jig Saws
June/July 2007
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - April/May 2007

Corded Circular Saws
April/May 2007
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - February/March 2007

Shop Vacuums
and
Gluing Techniques
February/March 2007
2 Feature Articles

Canadian Woodworking - December/January 2007

Benchtop Mortisers
December/January 2007
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - October/November 2006

Random Orbit Sanders
October/November 2006
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - August/September 2006

13″ Benchtop Planers
August/September 2006
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - June/July 2006

Easy Steps to Gluing
and
Mid-Sized Routers
June/July 2006
2 Feature Articles

Canadian Woodworking - April/May 2006

Stationary Drill Press
April/May 2006
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - February/March 2006

6″ Stationary Jointer
and
Glues
February/March 2006
2 Feature Articles

Canadian Woodworking - December/January 2006

Contractor Style Table Saws
December/January 2006
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - October/November 2005

Tuning a Block Plane
October/November 2005
Feature Article and Cover

Canadian Woodworking - August/September 2005

Scrapers
August/September 2005
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - June/July 2005

Waterstones
June/July 2005
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - February/March 2005

Making Money
February/March 2005
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - December/January 2005

What Do Clients Want?
December/January 2005
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - October/November 2004

What Do Clients Want?
December/January 2005
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - August/September 2004

What Will I Build?
August/September 2004
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - June/July 2004

Business Basics
June/July 2004
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - April/May 2004

Follow Your Dream
April/May 2004
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - February/March 2004

Solutions to Cross-Grain Problems
February/March 2004
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - December/January 2004

Frame and Panel Design
December/January 2004
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - October/November 2003

Table Tops and Wood Movement
October/November 2003
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - August/September 2003

Wood Movement
August/September 2003
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - June/July 2003

Wood Cuts and How They React to Moisture
June/July 2003
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - April/May 2003

Wood Cuts and Where They Come From
April/May 2003
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - February/March 2003

The Router
February/March 2003
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - December/January 2003

The Drill Press
December/January 2003
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - October/November 2002

The Bandsaw
October/November 2002
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - August/September 2002

The Thickness Planer
August/September 2002
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - June/July 2002

The Jointer
June/July 2002
Feature Article

Canadian Woodworking - April/May 2002

The Table Saw
April/May 2002
Feature Article


Atelier Maison - March 2006

Tout ce que Vous Avez Besoin
de Savoir Sur les Divers
March 2006
Feature Article

Atelier Maison - November/December 2005

L’Art de Teindre le Bois
November/December 2005
Feature Article

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