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Issue 54

  • $7.50


Projects

  • 9-drawer dresser

This great looking dresser features basic veneered panel construction and contrasting colours. Plus there's an optional base and top.

  • Carpenter's toolbox

This toolbox would make your grandfather proud. With its traditional-looking box joints and aged brassware, this classic toolbox is the perfect place to house your favourite hand tools.

  • Picture frames

You can build both these picture frames in a weekend. But with their intricate looking profiles and contrasting strips of wood, no one would ever guess.

  • Country pine cupboard

Build this simple country project with three table saw joinery techniques that you can use again and again.

  • Adjustable housing jig

Finally, an easy to build jig that turns your hand-held router into a quick and accurate tool for cutting trenches and rebates.

  • Picture frame clamping jig

This simple clamping jig uses an ordinary band clamp to keep mitred corners in place.

Techniques

  • Looking at tools shed
  • Get the most from your plunge router
  • Revive your router bits
  • Strengthening mitre joints
  • Great glue-up tips
  • We make tough cuts easy
  • Antique finishes
  • Homemade edge sanding block