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Table of Contents

Woodsmith No. 168


Weekend Project

16 / Desktop Message Center

With this compact unit, you’ll have everything you need for making calls, paying bills, or taking messages right at hand.

Designer Series Project

22 / Curved-Leg End Table

The sleek curve of each leg is what catches your eye. But it’s the technique for bending the legs that will make you want to build this project.

Heirloom Project

Online Extra
32 / Craftsman's Tool Chest

This chest features figured hardwood, beaded frame and panel construction, and solid brass hardware. It’s the ideal home for all your prized hand tools.


From Our Readers

4 / Tips & Techniques

All About

8 / Woodworking Chisels

Every shop needs a good set of chisels. Here’s a look at what’s available and what to look for.

Tools of the Trade

10 / Safety Glasses

Eye protection is a must in the shop. Learn what you need to know to make the right decision.

Techniques from our Shop

Video Workshop
12 / Perfect Plywood Edges

Find out how to get straight, square plywood panels with a handheld router.

Jigs and Fixtures

14 / ProMiter-100

Digital accuracy in a miter gauge? With this technology, there’s no guesswork at all.

Woodworking Technique

28 / Inlaying with Epoxy

Dress up any project wiht an easy-to-apply inlay made from tinted epoxy.

Tips from our Shop

30 / Shop Notebook

Working With Tools

42 / Resawing Tips & Techniques

Use your band saw to make your own veneers or thin stock. Here’s how to do it right.

Small Shop Solutions

44 / 5 Power Tool Storage Solutions

Storing power tools can be a challenge. Here are a few ideas to put to use in your shop.

Finishing Room

46 / Bleaching Wood

Need to remove a stain or even out the color of a project? Wood bleaching is a valuable technique.

In The Mailbox

48 / Q & A

Details of Craftsmanship

50 / Flawless Fitting Drawers

How do you get a drawer to fit just right? These tips and techniques provide the answer.

Looking Inside

52 / Final Details