projects & techniques
stylish sleigh bed
A preview of articles from
Issue #135, September 2001
Click here to subscribe to WOOD!
Using our simple approach, build this popular bed design—the first project of a five-piece matching set.
3-in-1 work support
You quickly can change this no-frills stand to fulfill three workshop tasks.
See how easy it is to saw and install classy trim to your home's interiors. No compound cuts required!
adaptable display stand
Talk about options—you can personalize this home accent to showcase your favorite items, large or small.
6 jointer pointers
Discover the secrets to successful edging, surfacing, and rabbeting.
wipe out chip-out
Avoid marring workpieces during machining with these proven tips.
Use our full-size patterns to scrollsaw the playful panels of this dresser lamp that doubles as a nightlight.
frames of endearment
Enhance your favorite photos with these easy-to-make designs.
how to mount pictures
Get the lowdown on installing photos or artwork in your well-crafted frame.
tools & materials
tried-and-true 6" jointers
Find out which machines make the cut in our test of five new models.
the editor's angle
Let me tell you about the new guy
Topics: If a wood truck could truck wood; The classic woody rides again; Saw blade cleanliness is next to sharpness; Dust collection for the pocket-hole jig; Adjustment info for Delta drum sander; Ready-made dehumidifier for your shop; Modification gives clamps even tension; Backer board eliminates box-joint chipping; Whole-shop air cleaner needs a bigger duct
Improve your skills and get free woodworking plans; Get the scoop on nearly 30 important woods; Why shop online?
Answers to your questions from letters, e-mails, and WOOD ONLINE.
router bit storage
Cut and drill a variety of wood blocks to create a handy drawer organizer.
low-tech pocket-hole joinery
Try this method for securing joints without buying an expensive jig.
Helping you work faster, smarter, and safer.
products that perform
Ratcheting clamps that reach around; Salute the Drill Sargent
This Southern tree finds its most use in pressure-treated wood products.
what's ahead in the next issue
Coming in October—we'll show you how to upgrade your home's most active room...the kitchen!