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November 2011

Issue Number: 208
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ZigZag Rocking Chair Rocker Woodworking Plan

Zero in on one key feature of this chair: It has just two legs. And where those legs meet the rockers, it appears the joint would snap the moment an adult sat down. But David Dundas of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia design this chair with epoxied loose-tenon joints and reinforcing splines that make it stronger than its light appearance suggests.) Still down believe the joint will hole?

Overall dimensions are 41" high x 23" wide x 44" deep

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Fold-Flat Sawhorses Woodworking Plan

Like the animal it's named after, the sawhorse is dependable, strong, and usually takes up a lot of space. But these sawhorses fold flat when not in use, while still maintaining the qualities you appreciate in conventional sawhorse. We'll walk you through building one sawhorse, but as long as you have your tools set up, you may want to build two or more.

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Fold-Up Keepsake Box Woodworking Plan

Martyn Brewer's unorthodox method for creating boxes caught our eye from clear across the Atlantic for three reasons. First, except for the bottom, the box is made from a single glued-up blank. Second, it is almost exclusively created at the tablesaw. Third, the Englishman's "fold-up" technique wraps a pattern around the box: simply adjust the size or change the pattern for an endless variety of intriguing designs.

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Component-ready Flat-screen Media center Woodworking Plan

This media center is shallow enough to look proportional to today's thin flat screens, yet deep enough to house A/V components And with plenty of out-o-of sight storage for you discs, you'll be left with only one decision: whether to watch your favorite television program or admire the elegant styling of your new cherry media center.

Overall dimensions are 82" wide x 19" deep x 28" high

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