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IN THIS ISSUE
|How dry is
Discover how to work with moisture in wood.
use these tips to avoid workshop mishaps.
|The boats of
Learn the history of a renowned boatmaker.
We test six powerful stationary models: five with 15" capacity, one with 20" capacity.
This handy reference includes issues 104-112.
exterior projects that last
Discover what wood-based materials and fasteners work best for outdoor applications.
Put pizzazz in your woodturnings with the unique chatter tool. We show you how.
|A crown jewel
Build our handsome curved-glass clock that features an eight-sided molded surround.
This hand-powered vehicle, called an Irish Mail, helps kids get around the neighborhood.
Craft an adjustable layout tool that offers precision and good looks in one neat package.
Adirondack lawn chair
Storing Adirondack chairs just got easier with this folding model.
This sturdy project serves double-duty in the kitchen, letting you reach high places.
|Short Subject Features|
The talking tree that reforests the land
|Need To Know:
Superman can bend steel with his bare hands. We woodworkers, though, need to rely on toolsa torch, a vise, and a piece of pipe. We show you how to use these items to form the crank for the Irish mail.
Ugly Burns And Dents
A scratch left by a toy tractor, an edge chipped by some forgotten mishap, a cigarette burn...Over time, even the best-cared-for furniture suffers a few wounds. Some might add character, but most are just plain ugly. Here's how to fix them without refinishing.