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No Time Like the, Um, Present!
Projects Through the Ages
Woodworkers Journal • OCTOBER 2022 Volume 46, Number 5
A Bit Too Blue • Crutch’s comedic purpose shared.
A Pro’s Tape Measure Advice
Clever Hints for Crisp Corners, Ending Snipe
Ian Kirby Turns 90 • Our two-decades-long contributing writer celebrates his 90th birthday but shows no signs of slowing down.
Lifestyle Woodworking • Former contributing author teaches and inspires through functional art.
Two Variations of Spinning Tops • Turn a pair of unique tops and the handles to launch them. You’ll create timeless toys whose spinning action is a lesson in physics.
Hideaway Bed • This easy-to-build, twin-sized Murphy bed is a space-saving option for your home or cabin.
Slatted Trivet • Combining straight lines and gentle curves, this trivet is both practical to use and pleasing to the eye.
Make a Versatile Crosscut Sled • Take your crosscutting tasks to a whole new level of precision and convenience by swapping your miter gauge for a sled.
Turned Bottle Stoppers • Create one-of-a kind accoutrements to cap off your favorite wine or spirits while honing your spindle-turning skills.
Dovetail Joints • Rugged as they are beautiful, these distinctive joints can be made with hand or power tools.
Track Saws and Circular Saw Guides • Whether it’s a dedicated track saw or an accessory to guide a conventional circular saw, either option will improve your accuracy for handheld power-sawing operations.
Tools to Boost Air Power, Branding Accuracy
SawStop CTS™ Compact Table Saw • This new offering features SawStop quality and safety in a benchtop saw.
Installing Butt Hinges with Hand Tools • Butt hinges have likely hung more doors than any other type of hinge. And over the centuries, they have been fitted by hand.
What’s the Best Finish for Butcher Block? • That will depend on what your needs are — something that looks better or works harder for the chef.