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I’m soooooo excited to announce that with the next issue, you’ll see a change in editorial direction! We’re going to brighten things up with lots of happy colors – and show you how to choose wood to match your aura for when a natural look is your goal!! You’ll find new ideas for yard-art!!! Get bunches of birdhouse ideas sure to attract the most discerning of avian friends!!!! Read important articles on how different woods can affect your mood!!!!! And in every issue, I’ll use my editor’s note to talk about my feeling(s).

Subscribe now so you don’t miss “Treasured Heart Box” (shown above), “Unicorn Pencil Holder” (with a fun-to-make glitter-adorned horn!), “Drawers for Doilies,” “Tole-painting for Tool Hoarders,” plus new columns on knitting (plane socks, shop hats and shop reticules), “I Can Do That” kitty furniture and more!!!!!!

— Megan Fitzpatrick


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  • RoBanJo

    I am so gladd to know this. AFter watching Ellen and switching over to the view I realized how much I yearned for, really craved, those soft colors. Don’t dissappoint my by backing out on this.

  • David Randall
    David Randall

    Four exclamation marks – sure sign of an unhinged mind according to the late, great Terry Pratchett. I recommend a couple of days in Victoria BC with afternoon tea.

    • Megan Fitzpatrick
      Megan Fitzpatrick

      I would love a couple of days in Victoria BC with afternoon tea. And naps.

  • Steve_OH

    That drawing is a fake. Everyone knows that the heart goes on the pin board, not the tail board.

    • Megan Fitzpatrick
      Megan Fitzpatrick

      Well why would we want to be like everyone?

  • tms

    As a type 2 diabetic, I may have to cancel my subscription. I’ve been advised to avoid such excessive sweetness.

    • Megan Fitzpatrick
      Megan Fitzpatrick

      I can handle being sweet for only about 24 hours. Not to worry.

  • pmac

    I think you’ve found your niche. BTW, might I suggest, on the chest above, some cat paws wandering around the heart. It would really help the design and drive home you concept of feelings, emotions and woodworking.

    • Megan Fitzpatrick
      Megan Fitzpatrick

      If only I could quickly and easily draw those in SketchUp…but indeed. That would make it 1000 percent better!

  • Daver

    I hope “Bird House Guru” Chris will be included. His “Bird Houses of Necessity” book has so many unique plans.

  • RunningBear

    Oh, Brother, happy April Fools to you too, Megan!

  • kampwood

    Please tell me you just forgot to mention the new ‘shop kitten calendar’ and the article on the most effective way to bedazzle a hammer.

    • Megan Fitzpatrick
      Megan Fitzpatrick

      The shop kitten calendar (with affirmative sayings) is a given.

    • tsstahl

      “… most effective way to bedazzle a hammer.”

      Now I have to see the hammer!

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