July 2021Issue Number: 275
July 2021 Page: 23
Featuring a curved seat and slatted backrest, this bench brings comfort and style to your outdoor living space. We've included a template to eliminate guesswork, so you can spend more time relaxing.
Briefcase Router Table
July 2021 Page: 28
Equipped with an affordable trim router, 1"-thick top, and fence-mounted dust collection, this totable table means business.
DIY Tools for the Woodworker
July 2021 Page: 34
Not just for honey-do projects around the house, you'll find these crossover tools valuable for woodworking as well.
3 Ways to Make Shiplap
July 2021 Page: 38
Popularized by home-improvement TV shows, shiplap is enjoying a renaissance. But this simple form of joinery has always been a sound choice for door panels and cabinet backs.
Table for Two, Please
July 2021 Page: 42
This bistro table-and-chair set is the perfect size for a breakfast nook or kitchen. Loose tenon joinery and knockdown hardware speed up the assembly.
Shop Test: Mini-mitersaws
July 2021 Page: 52
These compact sliders—mostly cordless models—may be small in stature, but they're big on capacity and performance.
Light and Graceful Tea Box
July 2021 Page: 58
Keep your tea-lover's favored flavors in this clean-lined box with kumiko-panel lid. You'll also learn some smart box-making techniques in the process.
Creating a Kumiko Panel
July 2021 Page: 62
Learn the ancient Japanese art of kumiko by crafting an elegant asa-no-ha (hemp leaf) pattern. Matt Kinney eases the process with a couple simple jigs.
Create Multi-layer Projects on a CNC
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