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Templated Plans to the Rescue!
FROM OUR READERS • Putting it all Together
SURVEY • WE ASKED OUR SURVEY GROUP ABOUT DUST CONTROL
STUMPERS April Tool’s Grind • No mystery here!
Straps, Spreader Clamps Come in Handy
“Building Dreams” One Project at a Time • This Tennessee maker and influencer shares how she got started.
High Lumber Costs • What’s behind these crazy lumber prices? Our former editor reports.
Turning a Tray, Step by Step • Here’s a project that shows off an attractive piece of board lumber, and it can be made entirely by simple scraping on the lathe, if you prefer.
Cloud Lift Chair • This comfortable oak dining chair uses Rockler’s sturdy Beadlock joinery to make it simpler to build.
Slatted Cherry Shelf • Here’s a visually lighter, cross-lapped alternative to today’s popular floating slab shelves.
Making a Lamp and Shade • Making objects that are both functional and beautiful has always been a woodworking objective. This turned lamp with custom shade is a good example.
Building a Framed Lampshade
Scandinavian Modern Steam Bent Coat Hooks • Learn the basics of steam bending by making this lovely and practical coatrack.
Sheet Goods: Flat-out Great • Plywood, MDF and other varieties of sheet goods are mainstays of woodworking shops.
Working Under Pressure • Few tools are more important in a woodshop than clamps, in all their variety and function.
Six Smart Picks for Woodworking • Whether you need to make a worktop, templates or a cabinet divider panel, here are six goods options.
Beadlock Pro Jig Kit • Loose tenon joinery is a great way to create strong end grain to edge grain joints when building tables and chairs. It is a classic furniture joint. Create strong loose-tenon joints simply and effectively with just this updated jig and a drill.
WHAT’S IN STORE • Bit-friendly Clamps, New Cordless Tools
How Can I Make New Pine Look Old? • Aging pine to a yellow-orange color is a two-step process: start with dye and follow with shellac.
Mesquite: Prosopis glandulosa • Grill fuel can be beautiful lumber, too!