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FROM OUR READERS • Looking for Interesting Woodworking Stories!
READER PRO JECTS
SURVEY • OUR SURVEY GROUP SHARES THEIR WOOD SPECIES PREFERENCES
Spalting: A Brutal Beauty
TRICKS OF THE TRADE • Simpler Chamfering and Sanding Strategies
A New “Eagle” Has Landed • Apollo Program-themed guitar commemorates NASA’s proud history.
Woodworking Found Me • Maker and mom focuses on giving back to others.
Setting up a Wolverine Grinding Jig • ONEWAY’s Wolverine system and a slow-speed grinder can help you quickly and proficiently sharpen traditional steel turning tools.
Three-Tier Plant Stand • Display a half-dozen potted plants in this easy-to-build project.
Lathe Tool Sharpening Station • Move your grinding setup and lathe tools closer to where the action is!
Mid-century Kidney Table • Mid-century Modern style meets the 21st century’s trendy use of resin to make this keen-looking table.
Tansu-inspired Chest • Build our Western interpretation of a traditional Japanese chest.
Rabbets, Dadoes and Grooves • These three simple machining options provide many useful joinery solutions.
The Jointer and Planer • Properly preparing lumber is a key to successful woodworking. These two tools are essential to that surfacing process.
WHAT’S IN STORE • Speaker with Storage, Safer Blade/Bit Cleaner
Triton TFBR001 3.25 hp Fixed-Base Router Kit • If you miss your old P-C 3.25 hp Speedmatic Router, it’s now back as Triton’s new full-sized Fixed-base machine.
Installing Torsion Hinge Lid Supports • These specialized all-in-one hinges prevent pinched _ ngers and hold lids open on chests or boxes.
Should I Seal Turnings for Food Use? • Applying nish to exotic woods that will be used for kitchenware is sensible for stability and to safeguard against toxicity or odors.