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TTHoning_Aug_2015

Trend Diamond Whetstone Honing & Polishing Kit

by Christopher Schwarz page 16 To be frank, I’m not a fan of sharpening hand tools using diamond systems because I don’t find the final edge as ideal as one produced on oilstones or waterstones. That said, the new Trend Diamond Honing & Polishing kit (DWS/KIT/B) gets so many things bang-on correct that it...

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Design Matters: The Soup-can Curve

We’ve all done it – but speed does have disadvantages. by George Walker pages 18-20 We might admire a graceful curve in nature without understanding what lends it a sense of spring and vitality. Small details can often make the difference between a curve that sings and one that just seems to plod along....

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Arts & Mysteries: The Indispensable Mortise & Tenon

Drawbore it for a joint that will last centuries.  By Peter Follansbee pages 58-59 I once had a visitor to my shop remark that he’d like to see a book about all the types of joints that I use. I told him it’d be a pretty short book: One page for the rabbet joints I...

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I Can Do That: Contemporary Side Table

Simply change the ‘drawer’ and finish to change the look of this easy piece. By Megan Fitzpatrick pages 60-63 The first step in building this contemporary side table is to go shopping for the basket that serves as a drawer – then adjust the plans as necessary to fit your choice. The one shown...

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End Grain: Working Memory

I do not stem from woodworking lineage, at least not the kind you hear about. My dad wasn’t overly handy. While growing up, I recall most things either went unfixed or someone else was called to remedy the situation. My grandfather worked as a maintenance man fixing this or that. Generally speaking though, grandpa was...

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‘Ruhlmann-inspired Tabouret’ SketchUp Model

This is a model of the “Ruhlman-inspired Tabouret” built by Mario Rodriguez for the April 2015 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. Download the free SketchUp model here See all our SketchUp Models here Purchase Sketchup products from Shop Woodworking.

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‘Kumiko Lamp’ SketchUp Model

This is a model of the “Kumiko Lamp” project build by Raney Nelson for the April 2015 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. Download the free SketchUp model here. See all our SketchUp Models here Purchase Sketchup products from Shop Woodworking.

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‘Skill-building Stool’ Sketchup Model

This is a model of the “Skill-building Stool” built by Neil Cronk for the April 2015 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. Download the free Sketchup model here See all our SketchUp Models here Purchase Sketchup products from Shop Woodworking.

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Rohlfs’ 1898 Desk Chair SketchUp Model

This is a model of the Charles Rohlfs 1898 Desk Chair, built by Peter Marcucci for the February 2015 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. Download the free SketchUp model here. See all our SketchUp Models here Purchase Sketchup products from Shop Woodworking.