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Tips & Techniques4

Jewelry Cabinet6

This classic Queen Anne-style cabinet features graceful cabriole legs and L-shaped doors. Inside, there are nine small pull-out drawers that provide plenty of storage space.

Cabriole Legs14

These beautiful, sculpted legs are built using common woodworking tools and techniques. The design is basic, and the procedure is covered with simple, step-by-step instructions.

Shop Notes18

Coffee Table20

The classic Queen Anne design of this coffee table combines an oval top, scalloped aprons, and cabriole legs.

Bird Feeder24

This feeder has several unique features, including shingled walls and a copper roof. But don't let any of that fool you -- there's nothing tricky about building this project.

Talking Shop29

Staining End Grain30

When staining a project, any exposed end grain usually darkens significantly. Here are three solutions for getting an even color.

Plate Shelf32

We borrowed many of the design elements for this plate shelf from architecture: dentil molding, built-up crown molding, and a rail made with factory-made spindles.

  • Page 33: Figure 3, detail a
    Grooves' depth printed as 5/8" but should be 1/4". Instructions are correct but illustration was labeled incorrectly.

Reader's Jig34

Final Details36