If you hate sanding, you’re going to like Smoothing Planes. This handy Saw Blade Box protects all your 10″ saw blades. Based on full-size blanket chest, this small-scale dovetailed Jewelry Chest is the perfect early American jewelry box. For just $50, you can turn your personal computer into a powerful woodworking tool with CAD for Woodworkers. Nick Engler has built reproductions of the Wright Brother’s aircraft and shares his thoughts On Wooden Wings. Whether you work from home or simply need a place to keep your computer, bills and files, this Home-office Armoire is the project for you. Many manufacturers now sell welded Steel-frame Band Saws as an option to the traditional cast-iron saw. We test seven popular Shop Aprons and find that no one has produced the perfect apron – yet. Add accuracy to jigs that run in miter slots with these Perfect Runners for Miter Slots. Two Unsung Heros, Titebond II and Bessey Tradesmens go through the Endurance Test. Get a look inside the great woodshop of Sam Maloof. Ingenious Jigs shows there’s a better way to square the holes left by chain drilling your mortises with a Drill Press Mortising Chisel. Power-tool Joinery shows Four Good Ways to Cut Rabbets. Bob Flexner’s column explores the challenges of Finishing Walnut. Plus Letters, Q & A, From the Bench, and more!
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