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July 2014

Issue Number: 226
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3-D Scrollsawn Lion Woodworking Plan

Requiring only a scrollsaw and handsaw to cut out the parts, this lion makes a great starting project for a new woodworker. Youngsters will love receiving one, or better yet, building one with your assistance. For materials you need only a 7" length of 1/4" dowel and an inexpensive sheet of 1/8" Baltic birch plywood.

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Mid-century Modern Credenza Woodworking Plan

This modern organizer lends style to your office or living room. Ordinary MDF becomes eye-poppingly beautiful with the addition of stunning quilted-ash veneer. Plus, learn a simpler-than-you'd-think-possible method for applying veneer using a vacuum bag and pump using the included bonus article. Not interested in veneering your own panels? Simply purchase cabinet-grade plywood in the veneer of your choice.

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Arching Garden Arbor Woodworking Plan

Distinctive architectural details'massive posts and beams, slatted side panels with decorative stiles, arched openings, and a roof that soars to a peak'combine to make this arbor a captivating garden addition. At the same time, standard construction lumber and screw joinery ensure a hassle-free constructions. And those curved beams for the arched opening? They're easy to assemble laminations ensuring that this stunning garden structure will be a pleasing build and a pleasant getaway.

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Kitchen Appliance Garage Woodworking Plan

This under-cabinet keeper declutters your kitchen by hiding unsightly appliances behind an attractive fa'ade. Constructed with basic tools, this appliance garage sports a simple milk-paint finish (we'll show you how), giving it an antiqued look.

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Construction-grade Backhoe Loader Woodworking Plan

With as many moving parts as a Swiss Army knife, this jack-of-all-construction-trades performs almost as many jobs. Clear the toy room with the front loader, or drop the bucket to the floor, lower the sure-footed outriggers and excavate the living-room carpet with the backhoe.

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