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Hanging Display Cabinet

March 2021 | Issue 273 | Page: 22
hanging lighted display cabinet
Standing just 8" proud of the wall, this low-profile cabinet shines light on your treasured collectibles. Battery-powered LEDs make light work of installing illumination. Plan is available in the WOOD Store.

Potting Shed

March 2021 | Issue 273 | Page: 32
Potting shed with clear wall and roof panels
Whether you’re a master gardener or just a weekend grass cutter, this shed has you covered. Secure storage space, plus clear, polycarbonate panels that create a glorious greenhouse—or lumber-drying space! Plan is available in the WOOD Store.

Router 101

March 2021 | Issue 273 | Page: 40
group of routers on benchtop
New to woodworking? You’re gonna need a router and bits in a bit. Here’s why.

Tailored Tool Tower

March 2021 | Issue 273 | Page: 46
tall cabinet filled with tools
Heads up: This handy high-rise stacks accessible storage in only 3-1/2 square feet of floor space. Plan is available in the WOOD Store.

Beefy and Beautiful Bench

March 2021 | Issue 273 | Page: 52
seating bench with angled legs
This bench punches (or rather, seats) well above its weight, thanks to hefty legs angled to extend support inward. Plan is available in the WOOD Store.

Prepping Stock with Hand Tools

March 2021 | Issue 273 | Page: 58
hand plane resting on board
For parts too small to safely machine, or to simply sharpen your muscle memory, learn to straighten and square using only hand tools.

Shop Test: Big-spin Wood lathes

March 2021 | Issue 273 | Page: 62
man turning bowl on lathe
Outgrown your mini-lathe? Step up to one of these big boys, capable of 16" or larger bowls and 24"-plus spindles.

Raised Dog Dishes

March 2021 | Issue 273 | Page: 68
dog eating food from raised dish
Pets today get treated like family members. Pamper your pooch while practicing small-scale joinery skills. Plan is available in the WOOD Store.

Foolproof Finishes

December/January 2020/2021 | Issue 272 | Page: 70
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You won't fear the final step with these five easy-on topcoats.
 

Shop Test: Cordless Circular Saws

December/January 2020/2021 | Issue 272 | Page: 64
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 Today's battery-powered saws have power and runtime in spades. You'll never miss the cord.
 

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