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Effective and Adaptive: Teaching Old Fingers New Tricks
Woodworkers Journal • FEBRUARY 2023 Volume 47, Number 1
FROM OUR READERS • Let’s Get Started!
Locked-in Consensus • Readers open this mystery’s door.
Taping, Tallying and Trimming Tips
Five Stages of a Woodturner • Woodturning teacher and Fairfax, Virginia, Rockler store associate shares his turning journey.
Restoring Forests for the Future • The United States to Plant 1 Billion Trees.
Backsaws and their Varied Uses • This new department will encourage hand tool use in the modern shop. Each article will have an extensive “More on the Web” video that will provide a much deeper dive for those who are looking for more instruction.
Ultimate Sanding Station • Our art director builds an over-the-top sanding station. From casters to worktop to dust connectors, he really goes all in!
Shaker-inspired Cabinet • This practical and attractive two-tone storage unit will give your rail-and-stile router bit set a hearty workout.
Skee Bag Game • Here’s an indoor bag toss game for the winter months. It’s tons of fun to play and teaches addition and subtraction too!
Chevron Table • Multiple wood species aligned in a chevron pattern make up this little trendy table.
Rail-and-stile Router Bit Sets • Matched bits cut joints for cabinet doorframes, plus a panel groove and a decorative profile.
Cutting Coves, Non-through Cuts and Tapers • When it comes to cutting simple straight lines, the table saw is the champ! Now build your skill set with these three next-level techniques.
Must-have Festool Merch, Glue Bottle Dock
JET JPJ-12BHH 12" Planer/Jointer • Enjoy this combination machine’s expansive jointing capabilites, then change it over quickly for planing without removing the fence.
T-Nuts and Threaded Inserts • Threaded inserts can come in handy for certain assembly tasks. T-nuts — a variation of threaded inserts — are another niche piece of hardware that add a helpful arrow to your woodworking quiver.
General Finishes Dead Flat • New water-based polyurethane topcoat adds protection to bare or painted wood without imparting color or altering sheen.