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September 2002

Issue Number: 143
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Mailbox Garden Planter Woodworking Plan

Create real curbside appeal with a mailbox post and planter destined to be the envy of the neighborhood. Accented with flowers and standing 65" tall, this stylish design will show off your green thumb as well as your craftsmanship.

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Shadow Box Woodworking Plan

Nearly all of us have a small collection of one type or another. And those collections vary considerably. So we designed a display case that looks great; goes together quickly; and, most importantly, can be customized easily to fit any collection.

For lightweight collectibles that can be attached with adhesives or fine thread, build the case without dividers, as shown at right. For heavier items requiring a little more support, build dividers like those shown. Later in this article you'll find tips for properly securing light and heavy objects.

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Knockdown Modular Cabinets Woodworking Plan

Designed to match the futon sofa (DP-00176) and the TV stand (DP-00259), this sleek, versatile cabinet system lends itself to any number of furniture pieces that easily assemble and disassemble. We'll show you how to build the components, you decide what your needs are, and build to suit. The key to the system lies in the cam-lock knockdown hardware that lets you alter your furniture as your needs change or grow. If you don't foresee the need for the knockdown feature, you can jointhe parts by conventional methods, such as screws or biscuits.

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Lazy-Days Chaise Chair Woodworking Plan

Take a weekend to build it, and a lifetime to enjoy it.

Who says that a comfortable chair can't look as good as it feels? This chaise lounge delivers on both counts. You'll find that its adjustable back gives you five relaxing positions, making it ideal for reading a novel or simply soaking up the rays.

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