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Build a Coffee table Just the Way You Like It (pg 23)
Build a Custom Live-Edge Bench (pg 36)
Super Slab-Milling Jig (pg 48)

Tools & Techniques

Success with Slabs (pg 30)
Get a Round Without a Lathe (pg 45)
Four of a Kind (pg 55)
Rock Out with a Soapstone Finish (pg 60)

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Profiles - Vic Tesolin (pg 8)

Hot New Tools (pg 14)
Kreg Accu-Cut Circular Saw Guide Track System

Damstom 38" Panel Clamp

Tips & Tricks (pg 18)
One-hand hold-down

No-spin dowel sawing
Simple spindle spraying

Expert Answers (pg 68)
Resawing blade recommendation

Government regulations for painting wooden toys

Wood Filler: A Real Body of Woodwork (pg 72)

                                                                                                                                       

    


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Rustic Country Dough Bowl (pg 29)
Treasure Chest (pg 36)
Shaker Nesting Boxes (pg 48)
Arts & Crafts End Table (pg 56)
Big-Wheel Pizza Cutter (pg 62)

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2013 Gift-Buying Guide (pg 21)

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Tips & Tricks (pg 14)
WoodSense: Teak (pg 68)
Products that Perform: Pinnacle 40 1/2  Scrub Plane (pg 72) 

 

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Craftsman's Tool Tote (pg 22)
Arts & Crafts Lamp (pg 30)
Outdoor Table and Benches (pg 44)
Kid-Built Bluebird House (pg 60)

Tools & Techniques 

Complete Guide to Woodworking Glues (pg 39)
Restoring Outdoor Projects (pg 54)
Tackling Tear-Out at the Tablesaw (pg 64)
Well-Stocked Shop: Angle Master (pg 72)

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Hot New Tools: Odie's Oil Clear, Chappell Universal Center and Gauging Squares, Jorgensen Casework Claw Clamp, Tight-Spot Sandit Sanders, Big Gator Tools V-Drill Guide (pg 12)
Tips & Tricks (pg 16)
WoodSense: Birch (pg 68)

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Lathe Dust Collector (pg 24
Front-End Loader (pg 34)
Coopered Leg Table (pg 50)
Adirondack Table and Footstool (pg 58)
Exotic Chopsticks (pg 66)

Tools & Techniques

The ABCs of ZCIs (pg 28)
Smoothing Curves (pg 44)
Butterfly Basics (pg 56)

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Hot New Tools: Jet Midi Lathe, Tanos Systainer Storage System, Festool Plunge-Cut Saw, Micro Jig GRR-RIP Block, Oneida Super Dust Deputy (pg 12)
Tips & Tricks (pg 20)
WoodSense: Elm (pg 70)
Problem Solving Products: Noden Inlay Razor (pg 74)

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Mobile Mitersaw Stand (pg 38)
Compact All-Purpose Workbench (pg 48)
Workbench Tool Cabinet (pg 55)
Planer Cart (pg 58)
Power Tower (pg 64)

Tools & Techniques 

The Two-Wall Workshop (pg 20)
Epoxy Paint Shop Floor (pg 24)
Ready-To-Assemble Cabinets (pg 28) 
Shop Setup Products (pg 34)

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Hot New Tools: Micro Jig Pushblocks, Whiteside Pro Pen Mandrels (pg 10)
Tips & Tricks (pg 14)
WoodSense: Boxelder (pg 70)
Well-Stocked Shop: Detail Saws (pg 74)

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Pencil-Post Bookshelf (pg 24) 
Inside-out Ornament (pg 30)
Modern Morris Chair (pg 42) 
Geo Boxes (pg 58)
Pen Presentation Box (pg 64)

Tools & Techniques 

Rasps and Files (pg 36)
Finishing Cherry at the Lohr School of Woodworking (pg 56)
Problem-Solving Product: MicroJig’s Tapering Jig (pg 68)

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Hot New Tools: WoodRiver® No. 41⁄2 and No. 51⁄2 Bench Planes, Nexabond 2500M Instant Wood Adhesive, Kreg K5 Pocket-Hole System, Laguna 12-14 Bandsaw (pg 14) 
Tips & Tricks (pg 20)
WoodSense: Zebrawood (pg 72)


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Pagoda-Style Jewelry Box (pg 22)
Marble Race (pg 36)
Holiday Tabletop Sleigh (52)
Magic Coin Bank (pg 64)

Tools & Techniques 

Dovetail Joints Redux (pg 32)
Surface Preparation (pg 42)
The Shoulder Plane (pg 46)
Shop Setup for the Wheelchair Woodworker (pg 60)
Well-Stocked Shop: WoodFillers (pg 70)

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Hot New Tools: WoodRiver No. 7 Jointer Plane, Veritas Two-In-One Marking Gauge, Lumber Wizard Metal Detector, Jet Vortex Cone Dust Collector (pg 10)
Tips & Tricks (pg 16)
Woodworking Tips With Tommy Mac (pg 76)

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Butcher-Block Cart (pg 23)
Molded, Mitered Picture Frames (pg 38)
Spindle Fluting Jig (pg 62)
Marking Knife (pg 67)

Tools & Techniques

Picture Framing's Final Touches (pg 43)
Pen Turning 101 (pg 46)
Tablesaw Tune-up (pg 52)
Using Calipers in the Shop (pg 32)

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Hot New Tools: Lee Valley Rip and Crosscut Gent Saws, Work Sharp 3000 Tool Bar Attachment, General Tools Digital Sliding T-Bevel, General Finishes Wood Turners Finish (pg 10)
Tips & Tricks (pg 16)
WoodSense: Red Alder (pg 74)


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Adirondack Porch Glider (pg 24)
Kitchen Appliance Cabinet (pg 40) 
Shop-Made Mallets (pg 55)
Slot Mortising Jig (pg 62)

Tools & Techniques 

Spraying Made Simple (pg 35)
Using Chisels (pg 48)
Well-Stocked Shop: Squares (pg 72)

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Hot New Tools: Forrest Woodworker II 20T Thin Kerf Rip Blade, General Tools Digital Sliding T-Bevel, Hock Scratch Stock Kit, Work Sharp 3000 Sharpening Bar (pg 12)
Tips & Tricks (pg 18)
WoodSense: Wenge (pg 68)

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Quilt-Front Cabinet (pg 20)
Tablesaw Accessory Cabinet (pg 34) 
Pizza Trio (pg 50)  
Crosscut Sled Support Arm (pg 64)

Tools & Technique 

Fire Safety for the Home Shop (pg 28) 
Jointer Fundamentals (pg 42)
Nail Guns in the Workshop (pg 58)
Safeguards for Toxic Woods (pg 66)
Well-Stocked Shop: Hex-Head Drill Accessories (pg 72)

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Hot New Tools: Hyskore Digital Hygrometer, Badger Deluxe Airbrush Kit (pg 10)
Tips & Tricks (pg 14)


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Compact, Comfortable Kitchen Table (pg 22) 
Live-Edge Bowl (pg 39) 
Tile-Top Box (pg 46) 

Tools & Techniques

Orthographic Drawings (pg 31)
Step Up to Spray Finishing (pg 56) 
Jointing, Unplugged (pg 63)

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Hot New Tools: Powermatic 4224B Lathe, Incra iBox Jig, Whiteside Ultimate Flush Trim/Pattern Bits, Kreg Jig HD Heavy-Duty Pocket-Hole System (pg 10)
Tips & Tricks (pg 16)
Woodworking Tips with Tommy Mac (pg 70)
WoodSense: Spotlight on Ebony (pg 74)


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Doll High Chair (pg 22) 
Chippendale Mirror (pg 38)
Arts & Crafts Bookcase (pg 52)

Tools & Techniques

Fixing Finishing Flaws (pg 30)
Handling Sheet Goods (pg 47)
Get a Grip on Lumber Grades (pg 62)
Well-Stocked Shop: Marking Gauges (pg 68)

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Hot New Tools: Bosch PR011 Colt Plunge Base, Mirka Abranet Turner’s Pack and Polarshine Kit, DMT Dia-Flat Lapping Plate (pg 10)
Tips & Tricks (pg 18)
Woodworking Tips with Tommy Mac (pg 74)



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Sandpaper Storage to Go (pg 18) 
Bookcase with Flair (pg 30)
Handcrafted Wooden Utensils (pg 46)
Intarsia Santa (pg 56)
Adjustable Work Support (pg 62)

Tools & Techniques 

Christmas Wish List (pg 24)
Spokeshaves (pg 40)
Workshop Heating (pg 50)
The Well-Stocked Shop: Compact Drills & Drivers (pg 66)

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Tips & Tricks (pg 10)
Woodsense: Hickory (pg 70)
Workshop Mishaps: Countering kickback (pg 80)








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Tricked-Out Drill Press Table (pg 20)
Wall-Hung Display Cabinet (pg 32)
Spiral Turned Box (pg 48) 
Country Church Birdhouse (pg 58)

Tools & Techniques

Hand Plane Rehab (pg 26)
Goof-Proof Clamping (pg 42)
Brushing Varnish (pg 54)
Talking Figure (pg 66)
The Well-Stocked Shop: Vision protection (pg 72)

Departments 

Hot New Tools: Bosch 12" Dual Bevel Glide Mitersaw, Jorgenson ISD3 Expandable Clamps, WoodRiver Chisel Planes, RapidAir Compressed, Air Piping System (pg 10)
Tips & Tricks (pg 16)
Workshop Mishaps (pg 80)











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Hand-Tool Cabinet (pg 22)
Full-Service Potting Bench (pg 36)
Fast-and-Easy Sling Chair (pg 48) 
Carved Flower Frame (pg 56) 
Chisel Box (pg 62)

Tools & Techniques

Finish Test:Water vs. Oil (pg 32)
Handheld Routing, Part 1 (pg 42) 
10 Woodworking Fixes (pg 52)
The Well-Stocked Shop: Preventing hearing loss (pg 66)

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Hot New Tools: Porter-Cable 11⁄4 HP Compact Router Kit, Ancient Kauri Wood, WoodRiver 6-Piece Chisel Set, Starrett Prosite Mitersaw Protractor (pg 10)
Tips & Tricks (pg 16)
WoodSense: Redwood (pg 70)
Workshop Mishaps (pg 80)





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Art & Crafts TV Table (pg 20)
Scooped-Seat Stool (pg 32)
Coved Jewelry Box (pg 45)
Micro-Adjustable Box-Joint Jig (pg 58)

Tools & Techniques

Rubbing Out a Finish (pg 28)
Handheld Routing, Part 2 (pg 39)
Installing a Bench Vise (pg 50)
Secrets for Scrollsawing Success (pg 54)
The Well-Stocked Shop: Must have measuring tools (pg 64)

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 Hot New Tools: Porter-Cable 23-gauge 13⁄8" pin nailer, Lin-Speed Gunstock Oil, Stone-Simple Sharpeners, Bessey Auto-Adjust Toggles (pg 10)
Tips & Tricks (pg 16)
Problem-Solving Projects (pg 68)
WoodSense: Sycamore (pg 70)













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Modular Home Office (pg 21)
Hollow Turned Vessel (pg 44)
One-Drawer Table (pg 56)
Stackable Wine Racks (pg 66)

Tools & Techniques

Glue Management ( pg 32)
Staying Safe at the Tablesaw (pg 38)
Composing with Grain (pg 50)
Build a Drawer That Fits (pg 61)
Well-Stocked Shop: Hammers and Mallets (pg 74)

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Hot New Tools: Festool 10.8v Cordless Drill, Granite Surface Plate (pg 10)
Tips & Tricks (pg 14)






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Three Workshop Starters (pg 35)
Tommy’s Tool Cabinet (pg 42)
Flip-Top Cart (pg 46)
Crosscut Station/Lumber Rack (pg 58)
Two Wall-Mounted Clamp Racks (pg 70)

Tools & Techniques 

Extreme Workshop Makeover (pg 24)
SHOP-TESTED Modular Workshop Floorings (pg 30)
Choosing a Workbench (pg 52)

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Hot New Tools (pg 12)
Tips & Tricks (pg 18)
Woodworking Tips with Tommy Mac




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Dead-On Accurate Crosscut Sled (pg 21)
Outdoor-Loving Porch Swing (pg 30)
Collector’s Showcase (pg 54)
Arts & Crafts Luminaries (pg 65)

Tools & Technique

Hardware Joinery Solutions (pg 26)
Router Health Care (pg 40)
Lining Drawers with Fabric (pg 62)
Problem-Solving Products (pg 70)

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Hot New Tools: General Mini-Lathe Duplicator, Wera Screwdrivers, Freeman 23-Gauge Pin Nailer, Whiteside Plywood Bit Set, WoodRiver Spokeshave (pg 10)
Tips & Tricks (pg 16)
America's Top Shop: A Fitting New England Shop (pg 46)
Woodsense: Cypress (pg 74)
Workshop Mishaps (pg 80)









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Sled-Style Tapering Jig (pg 21)
Pembroke Drop-Leaf Table (pg 27)
Kayak from a Kit (pg 42)
Woven-Wood Picnic Basket (pg 54)
Garden Tool Handles (pg 64)

Tools & Techniques

Tabletop Fasteners (pg 24)
Adding Age to Cherry (pg 38)
America’s Top Shops: A Wood-Warmed Workshop Tour Tom Elder’s shop (pg 48)
Epoxy in the Woodshop (pg 60)
Problem-Solving Products: Noden Adjust-A-Bench (pg 70)

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Hot New Tools: Pinnacle Workbench  (and Workbench Plan), Pinnacle/IBC Blade & Chipbreaker Matched Set, JessEm Benchtop Rout-R-Table, SafetyGate Professional Power Stopper Plug, Micro Jig Pro Steel Splitter (pg 10)
Tips & Tricks (pg 16)
Woodsense: Mixing and Matching Woods (pg 72)












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Fully Armed Router Table (pg 20) 
Router-Table Fence (pg 29
Make a Longbow (pg 38)
Fits-All Desktop Organizer (pg 48)

Tools & Techniques

Laminate in the Shop (pg 32)
Spray Booths Made Simple (pg 44)
Scrapers Demystified (pg 63)
The Well-Stocked Shop: Burnishers (pg 68)

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Hot New Tools: Hock Shoulder Plane Kit, Sharp Skate II w/Angle Dock, General Finishes Enduro-Var, Rikon Belt/Disc Sander, Rob Cosman Angle Trainer (pg 10)
Tips & Tricks (pg 16)
America’s Top Shops: The End-All Workshop (pg 56)
WoodSense: Ash (pg 72)







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Sawhorse Roundup (pg 20) 
4 Shop-Made Handles (pg 26) 
Arts & Crafts Rocker (pg 33)
Curved-Top Veneered Box (pg 48)

Tools & Techniques

Slip Seat Upholstery (pg 43)
No-Fear Veneering (pg 54)
Wax for Fine Finishing (pg 62)
Problem-Solving Products: Micro Jig’s GRR-Ripper, Model GR200 (pg 72)

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Hot New Tools: Delta 13" Portable Planer, Work Sharp Knife Sharpening System, Galbert Turner’s Caliper, SawStop 1.75 HP Professional Cabinet Saw (pg 10)
Tips & Tricks (pg 16)
Stock Options: Air- or Kiln-Dried (pg 66)
Workshop Mishaps (pg 80)






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