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Saw Bench

October 2020 | Issue 270 | Page: 60
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For sawing with a traditional handsaw, the lower-than-sawhorses working height of this saw bench allows you to use your entire upper body when taking long saw strokes. Plan is available in the WOOD Store.

 
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Here’s the lowdown on the various types of stones, their characteristics, and which to choose.
 

Entryway Catchall

October 2020 | Issue 270 | Page: 52
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With all-plywood construction and simple glued joinery, you can build this inexpensive project in a day. Plan is available in the WOOD Store.
 

Master That Handsaw

October 2020 | Issue 270 | Page: 48
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Even for the most seasoned woodworkers, cutting with a handsaw can be intimidating. Improving that skill is easy: The old saw (sorry) about practice making perfect applies. Here's how to make precise unguided cuts.
 

Shop Test: Big-swing Drill Presses

October 2020 | Issue 270 | Page: 42
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Bring the three Ps—precision, power, and perpendicularity—to all of your boring jobs with one of these 17- or 18-inch models.
 

Farmhouse Table

October 2020 | Issue 270 | Page: 36
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Built to handle the heaviest bounty of any holiday feast, this set looks great every day. Plan is available in the WOOD Store.
 

Rock-solid Lathe Stand

October 2020 | Issue 270 | Page: 30
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Do your lathe a good turn with this vibration-absorbing base that won’t gouge your budget. Plan is available in the WOOD Store.
 

Jointer Tips and Techniques

October 2020 | Issue 270 | Page: 26
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The jointer helps you flatten one face of a workpiece, and then square one edge adjacent to that face. Here’s how to properly use a jointer—and some tricks you may not know it can perform.
 

Heritage Bookcase

October 2020 | Issue 270 | Page: 20
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Based on a design by Charles Limbert, this oak bookcase captures the beauty and utility of American Arts & Crafts furniture. Plan is available in the WOOD Store.
 

The Hot Dish on Hide Glue

September 2020 | Issue 269 | Page: 66

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 Here's how to make this centuries-old adhesive work for you.
 

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