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Laminated Pedestal Table

Laminated Pedestal Table Curved legs make this table strong, practical and attractive. By Fred Matlack After knocking my knee on the leg of our kitchen table and spilling the gravy for the umpteenth time, I realized it was time I made a pedestal table for our kitchen. We wanted a table...

AW Extra 4/24/14 – Improved Crosscut Sled

Improved Crosscut Sled A split fence guarantees accurate cuts By Tom Caspar   Whenever I want to make an accurate square cut, I reach for my crosscut sled. Unlike a miter gauge, its right-angle setting doesn’t need constant tweaking. My cuts are always right on the money. Crosscut sleds have been...

Whittled Peg Rack

Whittled Peg Rack It's just you, your knife, and the wood. By Tim Johnson Have you ever had one of those days (or weeks) when everything went wrong and you wondered why you decided to take up woodworking in the first place? It’s supposed to be fun, right? Well, sometimes it...

Patio Chair

Patio Chair A curved seat and back make this chair extra-comfortable. By Carroll Davidson With a set of outdoor chairs like this on your patio or deck, you and your guests can enjoy the open air in comfort and style. This chair is comfortable (the seat contours were patterned after a...

AW Extras 4/10/14 – Mobile Outfeed Tables

Mobile Outfeed Tables Upgrade your tablesaw and save precious shop space with a pair of outfeed tables. By George Vondriska A tablesaw is a lot safer and easier to use when it’s equipped with an outfeed table. Whether you’re ripping long boards or crosscutting big sheets of plywood, you really need...

Pedestal Picnic Table

Pedestal Picnic Table One day in the shop and you’re ready to party! By Jean Bartholome If you’re looking for a picnic table that’s simple to build but looks great on your deck or patio, here’s the design for you. Its pedestal support ensures that no one can complain about “having...