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preview of articles from
Issue #143, September 2002
of WOOD® magazine
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A convenient station for cleaning up contours.
stylish chaise lounge
Take a weekend to build it, and a lifetime to enjoy it.
versatile modular shelving
Create a customized design from these modular components.
figured keepsake box
Contrasting woods and tapered legs make it a real eye-grabber.
Create real curbside appeal with a mailbox post and planter destined to be the
envy of the neighborhood.
collector's shadow box
Small treasures get top billing behind glass with this versatile wall-hung showcase.
dependable dowel joints
Biscuit and pocket joints may be all the rage, but dowel joints still have their
Discover five fasteners that let you assemble and disassemble furniture with ease.
maximize your mitersaw
Boost the accuracy and efficiency of this hard-charging workshop tool.
tool test: 10" mitersaws
Compare the high and low points of 11 current models to find the tool just right
products that perform
We review three new parallel bar clamps, along with an impressive fast-drying
guide to workshop dust control
See how to better your existing system, or build a super-efficient one from scratch.
wood close-up: white ash
Check out an attractive hardwood that shows up in chairs, tool handles, and baseball
beat the bugs
Detect and defeat the powder post beatles infesting your furniture with these
james krenov: lessons from a master
Take the short course on how this renowned craftsman designs and builds original
TLC for antique tools
Learn simple remedies to clean and preserve the metal and wood parts of old tools.
russ filbecks' award-winning oil finish
In just five easy steps, you can put a shine on projects that people will just
have to touch.
Seeing double can be a good thing.
Topics: Readers put their spins on our spans; Keep safe while cutting coaster
corners; Hunting the hedgerows for Osage orange; Guard against tablesaw kickback;
Tips: Extend your workstations' reach; Hang a hook with hotmelt glue; Box-joint
jig fits the bit; Radial-arm saw finger saver; Peace of mind comes with a key;
Copies of TOC make a magazine index PDQ; Stepped-up sanding center
Topics: How do you give pine an aged color?; His router refuses to spit the bit;
When batteries die, tools can live on; What's the right way to cure green wood?;
Smooth cutting board gets rough—why?; Taking the temper of hardboard; Drilling
holes without splintering.
what's ahead in our next issue
A fitting flag case; Bunk beds and dresser kick off children's set; Versatile
storage in a carousel; Buy a better bandsaw; Raised-panel doors made easy; Shop