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July 2010

Issue Number: 198
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Dancing Clock Woodworking Plan

Start with a 6-foot 2x12 on Saturday morning and by Sunday night, this happy character will brighten up a child's room. The clock movement and dial are part of a convenient kit we've sourced at the end of the article. In addition, we've supplied full-size patterns for your cutting convenience.

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Made-in-the-shade Pergola Woodworking Plan

Simple subassemblies with butt-together-and-screw joinery make this structure a breeze to build. After you set the posts in the ground, build the subassemblies on-site or in your shop. Then just call a buddy to help lift them into place. In addition to the step-by-step assembly to create this project, we've added detailed information on tricks for working with treated lumber.

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Entry Hall Tree Storage Bench Woodworking Plan

Keep this combination coat rack and bench near your entry door, then say goodbye to soggy shoes on the carpet and jackets tossed over the backs of chairs. The lower cabinet provides a handy seat to tie or take off shoes. Store baskets of seasonal gloves, hats, and scarves in the bottom cubbies. Add a coat hook for each family member. As a bonus, we've added a step-by-step procession how to make your own cove molding using just your tablesaw and 3/4" x 5" stock.

Overall dimensions: 36" wide x 25" deep x 78" high

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Drill and Router Bit Case Woodworking Plan

A few hours spent building this wall-hung unit saves a lifetime of hunting for bits. Quickly find what you need with a glance through a clear acrylic door that keeps out dust. To build this cabinet, we'll show you how to make a simple and sturdy face frame and case door frame using half-laps cut with a dado blade. And, we'll show you how to pack the most bits into the smallest space.

Overall dimensions: 24" wide x 10" deep x 36" high.

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WOOD Issue 198, July 2010

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