This August 2006 issue of Popular Woodworking features a close look at tools from three different perspectives.
Master Cabinetmaker Frank Klausz gives you a look at his must-have hand tools and shows you how to build a chest to store and transport them.
Editor Christopher Schwarz takes 10 exotic infill handplanes for a test drive.
Senior Editor Robert Lang surveys woodworkers and finds inexpensive tools that can change the way you work with wood.
Our I Can Do That series continues with a handsome set of shelves, and Troy Sexton builds a Colonial style flip-top table.
Lonnie Bird shows you the easy way to make ogee bracket feet and our ribbon table looks impossible but is really simple to build.
All of this and our regular features: Casework Construction, Bob Flexner on Finishing, Bill Hylton with Power Tool Joinery and Judy Ditmer at the lathe.
Detailed article previews are below. Online extras can be found here.
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