Woodcraft Magazine covers the Projects, Techniques, and Products of woodworking like no one else! Each issue is packed with stories from our expert project designers, builders, writers and consultants to help you work wood successfully and add to your woodworking skills and knowledge. Besides Projects, Techniques and Projects, you’ll visit a unique woodshop, collect new shop tips and patterns, and learn more about the wood used to build an issue project.
Issue 41: June/July 11
Build an up-to-date entertainment center for your flat-screen TV, receiver and DVD player. The design includes a simple mortise-and-tenon approach and biscuit joinery. Other projects include a Scooped-Seat Stool, Coved Jewelry Box and Micro-Adjustable Box-Joint Jig.
Handheld Routing Part 2, Installing a Bench Vise and Rubbing Out a Finish are the skill-building technique stories this month. Increase your router’s versatility with any or all of these eight router jigs. Add holding power to your workbench with an end or face vise and follow the lead of expert Jeff Jewitt and learn to create sheens that range from satin to gloss on hard, film-forming finishes.
Tool features include: Well Stocked Shop: Measuring Tools, Hot New Tools: Porter-Cable 23-gauge 1-3/8” pin nailer, Lin-Speed Gunstock Oil, Stone-Simple Sharpeners and Bessey Auto-Adjust Toggles.
Plus: Secrets for Scrollsawing Success – Make smooth, splinter-free cuts sawing curves and fretwork using the skills laid down by scrollsaw pro Rick Hutcheson.