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Individual hardwood slats mortised onto a curved top rail are just one of the features that make this elegant project an interesting challenge to build.
Our step-by-step instructions will show you how to cut perfect through mortises quickly and accurately. The secret is to use your router and a simple shop-made jig.
This easy-to-build project features solid wood construction and a unique shelf system. There are three shelves that can lie flat or tilt back to "cradle" the books.
Turning your own wood pens is a great way to use up small scraps of wood. And by using our step-by-step instructions and simple turning jig for the drill press, you don't even need a lathe.
From built-up moldings to a handy pull-out drawer, this project packs a lot of woodworking in a small package. But best of all, we kept the design simple enough so that you can build this clock from start to finish over a weekend.
Here's a look at several different types of figured maple -- and some tips on working with this special wood.