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Shop-made Smoothing Plane Woodworking Plan, Workshop & Jigs Hand Tools
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WOOD Magazine Item #: GR-01033 -

High-end infill planes can cost from a few hundred to several thousand dollars. This design features similar lines to those deluxe planes, but in a compact form that makes it better suited to detail work. Build this plane from maple with contrasting cocobolo accents and an inexpensive plane iron.Featured in WOOD Issue 227, September 2014 ...

Shop-made Hand Plane Woodworking Plan, Workshop & Jigs Hand Tools
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WOOD Magazine Item #: GR-00895a -

Build an heirloom-quality tool using just scraps and an $11 plan iron.There's a certain satisfaction that comes from using a tool you made yourself. And when it's as easy and inexpensive to make as this plane, you'll find yourself reaching for it again and again.Featured in WOOD Issue 206, September 2011 ...

Tape Dispenser Woodworking Plan, Gifts & Decorations Office Accessories Workshop & Jigs Hand Tools Workshop & Jigs $2 Shop Plans
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WOOD Magazine Item #: GR-00858a -

Clean lines and crisp cuts make this shop helper attractive and functional. Plan includes full-size pattern.Featured in WOOD Issue 200, October 2010

Hacksaw Dowel Trimmer Woodworking Plan, Workshop & Jigs Hand Tools Workshop & Jigs $2 Shop Plans
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WOOD Magazine Item #: GR-00714 -

Use the jig to cut off screw-hiding plugs, to trim protruding dowels from dowel joints, or to cut decorative plugs for joinery wherever you want the dowel or plug to protrude slightly.

Quick-and-Easy Height Gauge Woodworking Plan, Workshop & Jigs Hand Tools Workshop & Jigs $2 Shop Plans
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WOOD Magazine Item #: GR-00704 -

Set the cutting depth of your tablesaw blades easily using this adjustable gauge. To ensure accuracy, we outfitted it with a steel rule for which we've included a mail-order/internet source.

On The Mark Centerfinder/Trammel Woodworking Plan, Workshop & Jigs Hand Tools Workshop & Jigs $2 Shop Plans
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WOOD Magazine Item #: GR-00686 -

Here's one simple jig that does the work of two. Use it to locate the center of round stock, or use the increment holes to mark different sizes of circles and arcs.

4-in-1 Turned Handle Screwdriver Woodworking Plan, Turning Projects  Workshop & Jigs Hand Tools
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WOOD Magazine Item #: GR-00565 -

Making a screwdriver with a custom handle is a project so easy and useful that every turner should make one. You can use anything from highly figured stock to common shop scraps. To jazz it up, we laminated a turning blank from maple and cherry. And, with a double-ended bit (source included in the article) in each end of a reversible shaft, you'll always have the right tip for the job at hand.Featured in WOOD Issue 180, November 2007 ...

Fibonacci Gauge and How to Use It Woodworking Plan, Workshop & Jigs Hand Tools Workshop & Jigs $2 Shop Plans
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WOOD Magazine Item #: GR-00522a -

For thousands of years, architects and artists have followed the principle of the Golden Mean to make designs look just right. With this simple invention you can, too, but without all the math. Let us show you how to make a Fibonacci gauge and put it to use for your next woodworking design.Featured in WOOD Issue 173, November 2006 ...

Dead-Blow Mallet Woodworking Plan, Workshop & Jigs Hand Tools Workshop & Jigs $2 Shop Plans
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WOOD Magazine Item #: GR-00475a -

Whether coaxing together the closely fitted dovetail or a drawer, finger joints of a box, or motise-and-tenon joints of a cabinet door, you appreciate the concentrated no-rebound striking power of this handsome mallet. Filled with 5 ounces of loose lead shot and faced with thick leather pads, it packs a wallop without leaving a mark.Featured in WOOD Issue 165, October 2005 ...

Fine-Line Marking Knife Plan Woodworking Plan, Workshop & Jigs Hand Tools Workshop & Jigs $2 Shop Plans
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WOOD Magazine Item #: GR-00439 -

Build this fine-line marking knife. Nothing beats a crisp scribed line for accurate layout. When not in use, a hidden magnet keeps the blade sheathed safely in place.Project Kit contains rare-earth magnet, W-1 tool steel, and all of the bubinga and maple to complete one marking knife. Project Kit and plans sold separately. (See photo.)Featured in WOOD Issue 160, December/January 2004/2005 ...

Perfect-Score Marking Gauge Woodworking Plan, Workshop & Jigs Hand Tools Workshop & Jigs $2 Shop Plans
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WOOD Magazine Item #: GR-00422a -

With both single and paired marking points, this great-looking hand tool helps you lay out rabbets, tenons, and mortises with hairline precision.Featured in WOOD Issue 158, October 2004

Classic turned mallet Woodworking Plan, Turning Projects  Workshop & Jigs Hand Tools
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WOOD Magazine Item #: GR-00406a -

After a simple glue-up and a quick turn between centers, you'll have one strikingly beautiful tool in no time. And, with is supple ash handle and super-dense morado (Bolivian rosewood) head, you can expect a lifetime of service.Featured in WOOD Issue 156, June/July 2004 ...