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Woodworker’s Journal • Volume 47, Number 3
SURVEY • OUTDOOR WOODWORKING PROJECTS
Clearly Set • Mystery tool’s pointed purpose.
Pigment Stains are Down to Earth
TRICKS OF THE TRADE • Secrets for Hiding Gaps and Hanging Frames
Festool “Recharged 2023” Media Event • Our contributing editor shares some initial reactions to Festool’s latest tool offerings.
Oneida Air Systems Marks 30 Years • Industry leader of American-made dust collection products.
Build a Sturdy End Table • Using techniques from our last Woodworking Basics article, we take the next step up to a laminated tabletop.
Drawknives and Spokeshaves • Various trades have used this hand tool combo for centuries to bring wood to round or oval shapes. Both tools can be equally useful today and are often faster than power tools.
Pinstriped Knife Block • Wedges of cherry separated by thin wenge laminations will showcase your cutlery display on a countertop.
Adirondack Upgrade • This redesign of an American classic is much more comfortable to sit in and, we think, even better looking.
Floating Bedside Shelf • Alternating, curvy shelves sandwiching a storage cubby make this an attractive bedroom accent. Installing its purpleheart trim will test your skills!
Edge V-Groove Bits • Form solid-wood edging for plywood that’s tougher than veneer tape and as subtle or bold as you wish.
Black Cherry: American Treasure • The folks at Lumber Capital Log Yard have agreed to help us teach about lumber — from stump to furniture — starting with a perennial favorite.
Four Band-Sawing Tasks Add Versatility • Resawing, pattern cutting, making compound cuts and transforming logs into bowl blanks will expand your band-sawing prowess.
Dog Hole Template, Updated Grr-ripper
Nova Nebula 18" DVR Wood Lathe • This heavy-duty contender delivers smooth performance, intelligent control and oodles of power for demanding turning applications.
Aileron Lift-Assist System for Chest Lids • This lift assist with a soft-close option holds a lid in place whether fully or partly open and keeps fingers from getting pinched or lids from banging shut.
Sam Maloof Poly/Oil Finish • Achieve a legendary woodworker’s finishing results on your interior projects with this grain-enhancing, satiny topcoat from Rockler.