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July 2013

Issue Number: 219
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Traditional Dresser & Nightstand Woodworking Plan

Like the matching traditional bed (DP-00961) the dresser and nightstand use inexpensive lumber to achieve a rich look. The two pieces share construction techniques, such as simple tongue-and-groove and loose-tenon joints, making them easy to build simultaneously from one set of instructions. These pieces are part of a five-piece traditional bedroom set, which includes plans for a bed, a lingerie chest, and a blanket chest.

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Construction-Grade Scraper Woodworking Plan

The earth (or at least the carpet) moves when this toy scraper rolls by. Just like on the life-size version, you lift the apron on our scaled-down dirt mover and pivot the bowl down to scoop up a load.

Dimensions: 18-1/2" L x 7-3/8" W x 6-7/8" H

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