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October 2013

Issue Number: 221
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Offset-turned Candlesticks Woodworking Plan

With just a roughing gouge, a squarenose scraper, and a parting tool you can create these eye-catching off-kilter candleholders. The secret to the out-of-the-ordinary profile is turning several cylinders on a single blank, each on a different axis. If that sounds tricky, follow along as we show you just how easy it is.

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Workbench with Wall Storage Woodworking Plan

Two easy-to-build components—a sturdy workbench and a versatile tool-storage wall complete with custom tool racks—will make your workspace the envy of your friends. The durable MDF benchtop provides a solid, stable worksurface, and an ingenious set of blocks behind the rails turns an ordinary one-hand clamp into a vise.

Dimensions:
Workbench: 66"W x 24"D x 34-1/2"H
Wall storage unit: 72"W x 9"D x 83-3/4"H

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Traditional Blanket Chest Woodworking Plan

This cinch-to-build, budget-friendly project completes the traditional bedroom set. Guaranteed to be a family heirloom for years to come, the blanket chest shares the same simple construction methods, speeding your way to a full bedroom set.

Dimensions: 46-1/2"W x 25-1/2"D x 25-1/2"H

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Elegant Accent Table Woodworking Plan

Despite it's gracefully curved leg rails and tapered legs, and wedged top, this English Arts and Crafts-style accent table is surprisingly easy to build. Our patterns and step-by-step instructions guide you to success.

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