Rob Johnstone

  • Wrong-footed

    Rob searches for shared misery from those who’ve had a woodworking project go wrong.

  • Impressions

    After watching a TV show on antique furniture, Rob wonders if carving is making a comeback.

  • Ho, Ho, HO-Boy!

    Rob’s ready to start his holiday gift-making — and the November/December issue of Woodworker’s Journal is full of great ideas.

  • Grand Fun

    Last Saturday, I was lucky to be part of the Grand Opening of a Rockler store in Frisco, Texas. Now,…

  • Stain Waxing Eloquence

    Rob shares the spotlight with a reader who was moved to poetry by last issue’s discussion of staining wood.

  • Stain vs. Nature

    Rob wonders whether other woodworkers share his disdain for using stain.

  • Which Century?

    Rob ponders reader reactions to the Mid-Century Modern style project featured in the latest print magazine.

  • Hand Planes and Woodworkers

    How often do you use a hand plane? And do you know how to use one?

  • The Show Did Go On!

    Woodworker’s Journal staff traveled to Atlanta for the International Woodworking Fair — and brought you the new tool news via video.

  • IWF, Here I Come!

    Rob’s heading to the heat of Atlanta this week for a woodworking trade show.