Issue 73 October/November 2016
This southern-style huntboard design was borrowed from an antique, but the construction details have been modernized to suit beginning-level woodworkers. Learn how you can build your own heirloom...
This mini-workbench can make a big difference in your shop. When placed on top of a full-sized workbench, the mini-bench provides a back-saving work surface that can improve both visibility and control for a variety of layout and joinery tasks.
After this serving tray has done its job, you’ll want to keep it on display instead of putting it away. Reserve your most beautiful boards for the bottom. Making the parts is an opportunity to hone your skills at pattern-routing, resawing, and spindle turning.
Can you build toy trucks from 2x4s? You bet. Just follow this expert advice on workstations to mass-produce parts, and jigs for speedy assembly. Your truck fleet will be a hit with kids, at craft shows, or for charity initiatives.
What a smart way to park a portable power tool! Get more versatility from your biscuit joiner by mounting it in this well-designed workstation. The project includes shop-made accessories that aid in clamping and aligning workpieces of different sizes and shapes.
Build a set of bookshelf speakers to show off the beauty of wood and the performance of premium audio components. The electronics come in an affordable kit. You create the custom speakers using routing, veneering, and basic soldering techniques. It’s a project you can enjoy every day.
You don’t have to depend on a bandsaw to do resawing right. Take advantage of this expert advice to get great resawing results on your tablesaw. Secrets to success cover everything from fences and blades to pushsticks, throat plates, and featherboards.
Hot New Tools: REAXX, the new super-safe tablesaw from Bosch
Plus... Tips & Tricks, Woodsense: Elm, and Tongue & Groove Joinery