Issue 78 (August/September 2017)

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Chairmaker’s Workbench (pg 22)

Compact but capable, this bench has a base built from framing lumber, an excellent (and affordable) tail vise, and a sturdy knock-down design.

Build a Terrific Tall Bureau (pg 36)

Who said bureaus have to be big? This diminutive design offers plenty of valuable storage space, along with classic details like dovetailed drawers, pleasing proportions and solid cherry construction.

Dynamite Dining Table, Done Easy (pg 48)

Build your own version of this slab furniture project, which puts square edges on the outside and live edges on a meandering middle path highlighted with tinted glass.

Tools & Techniques

Cheapskate’s Guide to Diamonds (pg 28)

Who would have guessed that diamond abrasives could be so affordable? Warning: This article could put your waterstones out of business.

Straight Talk on Straight Bits (pg 34)

Get a smart start at combining wood and steel to create your own unique designs.

Mastering Machine-Made Dovetails (pg 44)

Don’t tackle your next half-blind dovetail assignment until you check out this expert advice.

Universal Jam Chuck (pg 55)

Here’s one turning project that will help you complete many others.


Profiles - David Piccuito (pg 10)

Hot New Tools (pg 14)

Tips & Tricks (pg 18)

WoodSense: Tamarind (pg 64)

Expert Answers (pg 68)


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