Issue 70: April / May 2016
Make an A-Frame PlanterA folding ladder frame makes this planter easy to set up just about anywhere. Three platforms provide plenty of space for container gardening or seedlings.Work Smarter with a Standing DeskMake some extra space in your home office. With its pleasing proportions and...
A folding ladder frame makes this planter easy to set up just about anywhere. Three platforms provide plenty of space for container gardening or seedlings.
Work Smarter with a Standing Desk
Make some extra space in your home office. With its pleasing proportions and traditional joinery details, this compact work station has what it takes to please health experts, homeowners, and woodworkers alike.
Curvy Wall Shelf
Graceful lines make this project as beautiful as the objects you’ll want to display. Select some nice wood, and get ready to practice power and hand-tool joinery.
T-Square Router Guide
Not all jigs are created equal. This T-square guide’s a keeper, thanks to common-sense features that simplify clamping and ensure fast, precise alignment. Senior editor Paul Anthony explains how to build
your own version.
Browsing Giraffes Lamp
You’ll have fun building this scrollsaw project, and your children will love the
end result. When the light is switched on, a tiny motor spins the cam mechanism, causing the giraffes’ heads to bob.
10 Tips for Turning Tricky Wood
“Defects” like bark inclusions, spalting, and wild grain can be transformed into treasured turnings, but only if you know the secrets to working with tricky wood.
Being able to hold workpieces securely sure improves efficiency and accuracy. That’s why you’ll want to supercharge your workbench with these innovative accessories.
Learn how to craft this classic drawer joint using a combination of power tool and hand tool techniques–from layout to final assembly.
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