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October 2005

Issue Number: 165
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Young Artist's Easel Woodworking Plan

With a chalkboard on one side and cleats to secure paper in the other, this fun-filled project helps bring out the creativity in any child. And don't worry about storing large sheets of paper. A 24" wide, 105'-long roll provides a quick-change steady supply.

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Dead-Blow Mallet Woodworking Plan

Whether coaxing together the closely fitted dovetail or a drawer, finger joints of a box, or motise-and-tenon joints of a cabinet door, you appreciate the concentrated no-rebound striking power of this handsome mallet. Filled with 5 ounces of loose lead shot and faced with thick leather pads, it packs a wallop without leaving a mark.

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A Gem of a Jewelry Box Woodworking Plan

Looking to craft a unique item to delight someone special? This stylish chest, made with eye-catching curly maple and wenge, is just the ticket. Though the project looks sophisticated, the construction's surprisingly simple, thanks to the straightforward dado, rabbet, and groove joinery.

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WOOD Issue 165, October 2005

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