|Infeed/Outfeed Stock Support|
Supported by a pair of adjustable roller stands, this stock-supporting fixture butts against the outfeed end of your bandsaw or tablesaw to prop up your workpiece before it can drop.
|Arching Garden Arbor|
Distinctive architectural details—massive posts and beams, slatted side panels with decorative stiles, arched openings, and a roof that soars to a peak—combine to make this arbor a captivating garden addition. At the same time, standard construction lumber and screw joinery ensure a hassle-free constructions. And those curved beams for the arched opening? They’re easy to assemble laminations ensuring that this stunning garden structure will be a pleasing build and a pleasant getaway.
|Construction-Grade Backhoe Loader|
With as many moving parts as a Swiss Army knife, this jack-of-all-construction-trades performs almost as many jobs. Clear the toy room with the front loader, or drop the bucket to the floor, lower the sure-footed outriggers and excavate the living-room carpet with the backhoe.
|Mid-Century Modern Credenza|
This modern organizer lends style to your office or living room. Ordinary MDF becomes eye-poppingly beautiful with the addition of stunning quilted-ash veneer. Plus, learn a simpler-than-you’d-think-possible method for applying veneer using a vacuum bag and pump using the included bonus article. Not interested in veneering your own panels? Simply purchase cabinet-grade plywood in the veneer of your choice.
|Kitchen Appliance Garage|
This under-cabinet keeper declutters your kitchen by hiding unsightly appliances behind an attractive façade. Constructed with basic tools, this appliance garage sports a simple milk-paint finish (we’ll show you how), giving it an antiqued look.
|Overhead Swing-Down Shop Storage|
Every inch of space counts in a cramped basement workshop, including that wasted space between the ceiling joists. Put it to work using the three trays on this rack to store fasteners, paint, tools, and accessories.
|3-D Scrollsawn Lion|
Requiring only a scrollsaw and handsaw to cut out the parts, this lion makes a great starting project for a new woodworker. Youngsters will love receiving one, or better yet, building one with your assistance. For materials you need only a 7” length of ¼” dowel and an inexpensive sheet of 1/8” Baltic birch plywood.
|TOOLS & TECHNIQUES|
|How to Lay Out an Ellipse|
A simple scrapwood trammel and framing square makes drawing large ellipses (ovals) easy.
|Vacuum-bag Veneering Made Simple|
Working with veneer is simpler than you might think when you clamp it down using a vacuum press. We turned to WOOD Online forum host Matt Seiler to show you how you can clamp with literally a ton of pressure per square foot.
|Best Woods for Outdoor Projects|
Projects exposed to heat, cold, moisture, wind, dirt, and insects require durable exterior-grade lumber. We lay out your options.
|Must-know Secrets About Cordless Tools|
The ample power and go-anywhere versatility of today’s cordless tools could doom your electric tools to a long life on the shelf. Is it time to cut the cord?
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