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My wife comes up with great project ideas. For some time, she had been suggesting I make small cutting boards, noting how convenient they would be for simply slicing up a piece of fruit or small block of cheese when snacking throughout the day. 

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Keepsake boxes are enduring favorite projects for many woodworkers. Some of these handcrafted wooden repositories are practical in design; others are elaborate and aesthetically pleasing while maintaining their functionality. 

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For most woodturners, making Christmas ornaments is second nature. They’re fun and easy to turn from tasty wooden shop leftovers. 

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Burr puzzles consist of a number of notched pieces that crisscross and interlock to form a three-dimensional, geometric solid. 

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Rudolphandolive1

'Twas the week before Christmas, and down in the shop, I had been sanding without any stop. When from upstairs came a cry of dismay: When will you ever complete the display? 

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Check out these projects from our readers!

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Fridge magnet woodworking project

It’s the rare woodworking endeavor that’s low-cost, no-risk, and that offers the reward of honing your skills while producing nice-looking, useful items. Making refrigerator magnets checks all those boxes. It doesn’t involve any special commercial equipment—just regular turning tools, a 4-jaw chuck, and a lathe-mounted drill chuck.

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How to make sweeping coves moulding on table saw

Wide, sweeping coves such as those found in crown molding and raised panels are a hallmark of good woodworking. 

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How to make craftsman clok on table saw woodworking project

The Arts & Crafts (or Mission) style has always appealed to me. I find myself drawn to its typically simple, clean lines and unobscured wood grain. 

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How to make murphy bed wood working project home renovation

I suspect that a lot of empty nesters would like to convert a kid’s former room into a usable space for other pursuits while still having it available for visiting friends and family. 

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