Woodcraft Magazine August/September 2012 Preview

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Aug Sept

The August/September Issue #48 of Woodcraft Magazine is yours for the viewing and can be purchased at your local Woodcraft store. The front cover features a contemporary kitchen table built for a smaller kitchen in mind by Woodcraft’s senior editor, Paul Anthony. Made from cherry, this table is sized at a 30″ width x 48″ in length with a 30″ height.

Following the detailed layout instructions in the magazine will ensure a strong long-lasting build with mortise and tenon structure as the foundation. Paul completes the design by planing the top-side end-grain with a comfortable beveled edge.

Another project in this issue includes live-edge bowl turnings by Pennsylvania’s Michael Kehs. He has been a carver and woodturner for 30 years. While doing commission and exhibition work, he still finds time to teach at his studio and for the Allentown, PA Woodcraft storeLearn Michael’s step-by-step process from raw log to finished turned bowl.

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A Tile-Top Box is created by our Editor-in-Chief, Jim Harrold. Made from sycamore, walnut and ebony, this box is assembled with dovetail key locks at the mitered corners. The lid frames a ceramic tile top with a transferred photo image making this box a treasured keepsake for years to come. In this build, a jig is built which is required to cut the dovetail slots. Also included for this project is instruction on how to build the Box-Maker’s Miter Sled.

Complete details, cut lists and buying guides are included for all three projects.

The August/September issue has a Tool & Techniques area with two articles written by Craig Bentzley. One on orthographic drawings bringing back the old fashioned way of drafting beforeCAD! The other on “Jointing Unplugged” showing how to plane short, thin or narrow stock items.

A comprehensive coverage on spray-finishing collaboratively written by Charles Neil & Jim Harrold, explaining the attributes of the Earlex HVLP Spray Station HV5500, the Apollo True HVLP 1035the WoodRiver Pro HVLP Spray Gun, the Apollo 7500QT Spray Gunand the Badger 350 Airbrush Kit…is showcased with a Spray System Matchmaker chart, allowing you to make the best decision for your specific spray finish requirements. You’ll have to pick up a copy of the magazine to see the chart!

Charles visited our Woodcraft Magazine Woodshop before this issue was released. Here are some of things he had to say about finishing and spray systems during the Woodcraft training session,

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For more information on Charles, please visit these sites, http://www.antiquesbuiltdaily.com/http://www.cn-woodworking.com/, and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bkUaVadnYR4

Every Woodcraft Magazine issue features Woodworking Tips with Rough Cut’s Woodworking with Tommy Mac!

You’ll also find in this issue:

  • A Spotlight on Ebony
  • Hot New Tools
  • New Product Offerings
  • Tips & Tricks
  • Cutting In – A note from our Editor-in-Chief
  • Our Mailbox, featuring projects and tips from woodworkers across the country

All this and more from Woodcraft and Woodcraft Magazine, check it all out in this month’s issue #48. You won’t be disappointed, because we’re here to Help YOU make Wood Work!

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