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Woodworkers Journal • OCTOBER 2021 Volume 45, Number 5
SURVEY • WE ASKED OUR SURVEY GROUP ABOUT BUILDING KITCHEN CABINETS
TRICKS OF THE TRADE
Duct Tape Backing Extends Sander’s Abrasive Life
Rockler Supports Hardwood Forestry Fund • Recent donation helps nonprofit plant sustainable forests across the country.
Problem Solving Fuels Her Passion • Building projects and reviewing tools is this influencer’s preferred form of therapy.
Mortise-and-Tenon Joinery in Spindles • Adding one or more joints to longer spindles can solve a number of lathe and design challenges.
Hexagon Tall Table • This tall table with geometric accents could easily serve as a large standing desk or a minimalist kitchen island.
Compact Sewing Cabinet • Sewing is becoming more popular than ever. This compact cabinet with foldout leaves is a great way to enhance enjoyment of the craft.
Tool Battery Charging Cabinet • This easy-to-build shop project will store six chargers and keep more than a dozen tool batteries ready for use.
Sit/Stand Desk • Here’s a trendy, versatile way to vary how you spend time at a desk.
Green Lumber: What Can I Do With It? • Lumber that has just been harvested and is still saturated with water in its cells is called “green.”
PPE: Your First Line of Defense • Knowing what gear to wear and when to put it on can make your shop time safer and more pleasant.
Going “Green” and Where to Find It • Likely sources for unseasoned lumber.
Laguna PX|12 Benchtop Planer • Laguna’s new benchtop planer is feature rich, sporting a QuadTech I indexed cutterhead.
WHAT’S IN STORE
How to Stop a New Finish From Smelling? • Patience is a virtue when waiting out the unpleasant odor of curing polyurethane.
American Chestnut: Castanea dentata • A devastating blight more than a century ago might not doom this once majestic species to oblivion after all.