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May 2014

Issue Number: 225
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Simple Garden Bench Woodworking Plan

This classic design adds beauty—and a relaxing resting place—to any outdoor setting. For ease of construction, this project goes together almost entirely with glue and tight-gripping screws—you can't see them, but they'll keep the bench rock-solid season after season.

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Music-Boosting Mobile-Electronics Amplifier Woodworking Plan

Just slip your smartphone or mobile music player (speaker down) into the amplifier's base for noticeably louder and clearer sound. Paying homage to the gramophones of old, this passive amplifier is a fun and easy project, a great conversation piece, and the perfect gift for the gadget geek in your life.

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Tile-Top Accent Table Woodworking Plan

With only five different parts and an 18" tile, you can build this distinctive accent table quickly. With two design options and your choice of tile topper, you can also build it to fit your room's däóîcor.

Dimensions: 24"W x 24"D x 24"H

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Adjustable-Arm Floor Lamp Woodworking Plan

Sitting beside or behind your favorite chair, this lamp extends light right over your lap to illuminate your favorite magazine. The arm pivots and locks at three different heights so even if you move the lamp to a different location, you can put the light at just the right position.

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