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2010

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Router-Table Dust Hood Woodworking Plan, Workshop & Jigs Jigs & Fixtures Workshop & Jigs $2 Shop Plans
Retail: $2.95
Price: $2.95
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Item #: GR-00876a -

When you're template or freehand routing, a fence-mounted dust port does no good. So for those situations, Todd DiOrio of Pennsylvania designed this dust hood. Todd says, "It can be mounted anywhere on the table, and is secured at a single point in a T-track so it easily pivots to the best position."Featured in WOOD Issue 202, December/January 2010/2011 ...

Keepsake Box Woodworking Plan, Gifts & Decorations Boxes & Baskets
Retail: $7.95
Price: $7.95
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Item #: GR-00875a -

Three species of wood—and a bit of aluminum—give this little project lots of visual appeal. (And don't worry about working with aluminum—you already have everything you need to cut and shape it.) The rabbeted legs lift the box and wrap around each corner to conceal any less-than-perfect miter joints, while under the lid, items rest softly on a felt-padded bottom.Featured in WOOD Issue 202, December/January 2010/2011 ...

Glass-Globed Gumball Machine Woodworking Plan, Toys & Kids Furniture
Retail: $5.95
Price: $5.95
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Item #: GR-00874a -

Simple to build and simple to use defines this child-pleasing project. You need only push in its dispenser to allow a treat to drop into a copper cap. Pulling the dispenser out retrieves the tasty treat.Featured in WOOD Issue 202, December/January 2010/2011 ...

Toy Box/Blanket Chest Woodworking Plan, Furniture Chests Toys & Kids Furniture
Retail: $9.95
Price: $9.95
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Item #: GR-00873a -

Reader Bill Nolan designed this rugged box with solid-wood parts so it would handle kids scooping toys from it from it for generations to come. And because he chose simple screw-together joinery, you'll have this toy collector built quicker than kids can make messes.Overall Dimensions: 31-1/2" wide by 16" deep by 20" highFeatured in WOOD Issue 202, December/January 2010/2011 ...

Glass-top Display Table Woodworking Plan, Furniture Tables
Retail: $7.95
Price: $7.95
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Item #: GR-00872a -

Keep your favorite mementos where you can see and enjoy them, free from dust and fingerprints. Glass sides give a view from all angles, and a clear acrylic top panel wouldn't break. (Or you can choose tempered glass for the top.) Joinery couldn't be simpler: Four identical rabbeted frames are glued to the legs, and biscuits reinforce the miter top frame.Overall Dimensions: 20 1/2" wide by 20 1/2" deep by 25 3/4" highFeatured in WOOD Issue 202, December/January 2010/2011 ...

End-Grain Butcher Block Cutting Board Woodworking Plan, Gifts & Decorations Kitchen Accessories
Retail: $5.95
Price: $5.95
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Item #: GR-00870a -

From the earliest times when wooden butcher blocks were little more than slabs of tree trunk, end grain provided a superior cutting surface. Why? Because the grain makes for a tough, durable face that self-heals, closing up when cut by a knife. These days you can make your own butcher block for projects ranging from cutting boards to countertops with this simple technique.Featured in WOOD Issue 201, November 2010 ...

Bright and Cheery Turned Christmas Ornaments Woodworking Plan, Turning Projects  Holidays
Retail: $5.95
Price: $5.95
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Item #: GR-00869a -

This quick-to-make light-bulb ornament is sure to brighten up the holidays. Whether you choose to stain them an assortment of colors as shown or make them out of different colored wood species, you can quickly turn out a tree full of these delightful Christmas ornaments for many seasons of holiday cheer.Featured in WOOD Issue 201, November 2010 ...

Heirloom Tool Chest Woodworking Plan, Workshop & Jigs Shop Cabinets, Storage, & Organizers
Retail: $14.95
Price: $14.95
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Item #: GR-00868a -

Pamper your hand tools and shop supplies in this elegant home'but elegant doesn't mean complicated. This cabinet is merely a collection of plywood and hardwood boxes supported by a sturdy base. The base offers plenty of drawer space and by itself makes a compact workbench. And, as a decorative option, we'll take you through the process using a router and a hardboard template to add perfect-fitting inlays.Overall Dimensions: 20" deep by 36" wide by 76" high.Featured in WOOD Issue 201, November...

Greene & Greene-Style Clock Woodworking Plan, Gifts & Decorations Clocks
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Price: $7.95
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Item #: GR-00867a -

The delicate mahogany grain on this classic clock allows your eye to focus on the decorative handmade tile and swinging pendulum. The instructions include a source for all the necessary hardware.Overall Dimensions: 16" high by 5" deep by 12" wide.Featured in WOOD Issue 201, November 2010 ...

Built-with-a-tilt Book Nook Bookcase Woodworking Plan, Furniture Bookcases & Shelving
Retail: $7.95
Price: $7.95
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Item #: GR-00866a -

This bookcase's angled shelf makes it easy to browse titles without bending, while the top and bottom shelves provide display space. Open sides make it light on its feet and a snap to build using common lumber.Overall Dimensions: 35" long by 16" deep by 32" highFeatured in WOOD Issue 201, November 2010 ...

Radial-arm-saw/Mitersaw Fence Stop Woodworking Plan, Workshop & Jigs Jigs & Fixtures Workshop & Jigs $2 Shop Plans
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Price: $2.95
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Item #: GR-00865a -

Short on bucks but long on accuracy? Build your own fence stop system. It slides, it flips, and it locks in place for precise crosscuts.Featured in WOOD Issue 201, November 2010

Bread-Dipping Tray Woodworking Plan, Gifts & Decorations Kitchen Accessories
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Price: $5.95
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Item #: GR-00863a -

These serving trays, designed by reader Ralph Bagnall were inspired by poplar appetizer: freshly baked bread served with a dish of seasoned olive oil. Sing Ralph's techniques, we made two-dish and single-dish versions, each using Lyptus and bamboo. Other good woods would be tight-grained species such as maple, beech, cherry, and walnut.Featured in WOOD Issue 200, October 2010 ...