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PROJECTS
Wide-screen TV cabinet
Add a wide-screen TV to this elegant cabinet and turn your lounge room into a cinema.

Dovetailed campaign chest
Traditional dovetails, mortise and tenon joinery, some veneering and brass fittings make this project a rewarding challenge.

Through dovetail jig
The principle behind dovetail jigs is that the angle of the fingers is the same as the angle of the cutter. Slice up a polyethylene breadboard and have a go at this jig.

TECHNIQUES
Steel drawer slides Euro-style hinges
Random orbital sanders 5 Easy sawhorse upgrades
Half-blind dovetails Fitting brass corners
Driving screws Wiping varnish
Plastic Extras - tip-out drawers and crisp, clean cutouts