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Tips & Techniques4

Sofa Table6

This table has many features typical of craftsman-style furniture: quartersawn oak, square spindles, and mortise and tenon joinery.

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    Clarification: The measurement from upper edge of the stretchers to the kerf is printed as 5/16". Rockler's table top fasteners specify the kerf should be 7/16" from the top. If the kerf has already been cut, the fasteners can be "flattened" a bit to allow them to work without any trouble. (Table top fasteners from other sources may differ.)
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    Pagination problem may be present in some copies of this issue. Some copies may say issue 105 in the footers of pages 6 and 7.

Finish information: The project was stained with a mix of 1 part General Finishes' Seal-A-Cell Golden Oak and 1 part General Finishes' Seal-A-Cell Honey Maple.

Shop Notes12

Stacking Storage Boxes14

Three boxes, all exactly the same size, are designed to save space by stacking one on top of the other. Box joints hold the pieces together, and an interesting paneled lid caps off the project.

Magazine Boxes18

A space saving way to store magazines is upright on the shelf. Built with box joints, these old-fashioned looking magazine boxes hold and protect your prized issues.

Redwood Planters20

Looking for a quick and easy weekend project? Try building these planter boxes. This box joint project makes an attractive addition to a deck or patio.

Box Joints22

Here's a step-by-step look at building with box joints. A table saw, miter gauge, and a quick shop-built jig are all you'll need.

Full-Length Mirror26

This unique, free standing mirror features simple lap joints and an arched top built in segments. It also folds flat on a hinged stand to be hung up out of the way.

Segmented Arch32

The way to build arches is to avoid a weak cross grain joint. We show you how to do this by using several pieces and reinforcing the joints with splines.

Reader's Jig34

Final Details36