Article Index

Seed Starter

March 2019 | Issue 259 | Page: 34

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Build this simple rugged garden helper and get a head start on spring planting.

Beyond Home-center Lumber

March 2019 | Issue 259 | Page: 30

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Knowing how and where to find good wood can save you loads of money.

The Nitty Gritty of Sandpaper

March 2019 | Issue 259 | Page: 54

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What you really need to know about sandpaper boils down to five items: the size of the abrasive; how densely the abrasive is packed; the type of abrasive; the backing material; and whether the sandpaper has stearate or not. Jim Heavey helps sort out the options.

Clear-view Display Case

March 2019 | Issue 259 | Page: 24

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No matter how you look at it—from the front, sides, or top—this case shows off collectibles in the best possible light, thanks to lots of seeded glass. 

Buff on a High-gloss Finish

March 2019 | Issue 259 | Page: 50

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For an eye-catching shine on turned projects, use the same tool that made them—your lathe. 

Color to Dye For

December/January 2018/2019 | Issue 258 | Page: 56

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Easy to mix, easy to use, and compatible with any topcoat. Prepare to dye.

Oil-pulse Impact Drivers

December/January 2018/2019 | Issue 258 | Page: 40

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These tools drive fasteners much more quietly than traditional impacters.

2019 Innov8 Awards

December/January 2018/2019 | Issue 258 | Page: 36

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We honor these eight new tools and accessories as the most innovative in the field of woodworking.

Turned Tulips

December/January 2018/2019 | Issue 258 | Page: 70

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Let your lathe skills blossom when by trying involuted, or "inside out", turning. 

This article is available in the WOOD Store.

Puzzle Ball

December/January 2018/2019 | Issue 258 | Page: 52

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Though geometrically complex in appearance, this puzzle consists of 30 identical, simple-to-make parts. You need only a tablesaw dadoing sled and these assembly instructions.

This plan is available in the WOOD Store.

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