Issue 80 December / January 2018
Have Fun with Transforming Tables: 1×12 pine and dowels never looked so good. Build a few of these compact tables, and you’ll also be able to use them as stools, benches, or stacking shelves.Board Feat: Why not treat your next cutting board to a pair of dovetailed cleats? This extra...
Board Feat: Why not treat your next cutting board to a pair of dovetailed cleats? This extra step makes lots of difference—in visual appeal and warp resistance.
Make a Mountain Dulcimer: Here’s the perfect project to try out your skills as a luthier and prove that music sounds sweeter on a handmade instrument.
Quick-Spun Box: Don’t throw away that tiny piece of wood! With Mike Kehs’s expert advice, you can turn this nondescript blank into a beautiful round box with a snug-fitting top that “pops” when you take it off.
Celebrate in Style with a Wooden Bow Tie: Bring some workshop whimsy to dress-up occasions with bow ties that are fun to make, wear, and give as gifts.
Best Books for Woodworkers: Step aside, YouTube. This selection of cellulose stands strong as a major source of woodworking information and inspiration. You’re sure to find a few must-have titles in this well-organized book collection.
6 Hand Sanding Secrets: Put these abrasive tips and tricks to work, and you’ll discover the big secret: hand sanding can be fun.
Souped-Up Spindle Gouge: Add a side grind to this roughing tool, and you’ll be pleasantly surprised at its increased versatility.
Plus... Tips & Tricks and Expert Answers