June 2005

Sawbench & Shop Stool

This simple afternoon project is perfect for handsawing, holding doors for planing, organizing tools and giving you a leg up. It will quickly become indispensable. By John Wilson Pages: 42-44 From the June 2005 issue #148 Buy this issue now My simple plywood two-step in the old tool shed had reached...

Build Better Bookcases

We show you how to make a great bookcase in any style, with one basic box design and one sheet of plywood. By Robert W. Lang Pages: 32-41 From the June 2005 issue #148 Buy this issue now Everyone needs a bookcase, and if you’re a beginning woodworker, it’s a great...

Power-tool Joinery: Box Joints

Cut this stout joint using a simple jig, and your table saw or router. By Bill Hylton Pages: 28-31 From the June 2005 issue #148 Buy this issue now Visit most any antiques store or flea market, and you’re sure to see stacks of old wooden boxes marked with the logos...

Tool Test: AngleMag Sets the Amateur Sawyer Straight

By Christopher Schwarz Page: 25 From the June 2005 issue #148 Buy this issue now Learning to handsaw to a line is a fundamental woodworking skill. And I routinely see many new woodworkers struggle mightily with making straight and square saw cuts. The Australian-made AngleMag is an interesting jig that acts...