December/January 2010/2011

Issue Number: 202
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Glass-top Display Table Woodworking Plan

Keep your favorite mementos where you can see and enjoy them, free from dust and fingerprints. Glass sides give a view from all angles, and a clear acrylic top panel wouldn't break. (Or you can choose tempered glass for the top.) Joinery couldn't be simpler: Four identical rabbeted frames are glued to the legs, and biscuits reinforce the miter top frame.

Overall Dimensions: 20 1/2" wide by 20 1/2" deep by 25 3/4" high

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Toy Box/Blanket Chest Woodworking Plan

Reader Bill Nolan designed this rugged box with solid-wood parts so it would handle kids scooping toys from it from it for generations to come. And because he chose simple screw-together joinery, you'll have this toy collector built quicker than kids can make messes.

Overall Dimensions: 31-1/2" wide by 16" deep by 20" high

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Keepsake Box Woodworking Plan

Three species of wood—and a bit of aluminum—give this little project lots of visual appeal. (And don't worry about working with aluminum—you already have everything you need to cut and shape it.) The rabbeted legs lift the box and wrap around each corner to conceal any less-than-perfect miter joints, while under the lid, items rest softly on a felt-padded bottom.

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Router-Table Dust Hood Woodworking Plan

When you're template or freehand routing, a fence-mounted dust port does no good. So for those situations, Todd DiOrio of Pennsylvania designed this dust hood. Todd says, "It can be mounted anywhere on the table, and is secured at a single point in a T-track so it easily pivots to the best position."

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