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June 2001

Issue Number: 133
Wood Store

Shop Compass Woodworking Plan

Here's a great use for those prized wood scraps you stashed away for just the right project. Our compass incorporates an ingenious clamping system that holds a standard pencil (hexagonal or round) and a hardened pivot point, made from a nail set. Fit your tool with two points, and use it to scribe lines on sheet metal or other hard surfaces.

Legs measure aproximately 11"long.

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Arched Garden Footbridge Woodworking Plan

Bridges are among the most spectacular and admired examples of mankind's desire to build. This span will turn your landscape into an object of admiration, even if you don't have a body of water to cross. Just create a dry-stream setting for your structure by laying down a bed of rounded pebbles as we did. If that sounds like making an excuse to build a bridge, you're right. But the more you look at this bridge, the more you'll search for a reason to build it, too.

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