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Tips & Techniques4

Craftsman Curio Cabinet6

This curio cabinet combines all the features that make up a true Craftsman classic -- mortise and tenon joinery, quartersawn white oak, and period hardware. But it's the beveled glass that really makes this project shine.

Cutting Tenons16

A tenon jig isn't the only way to cut a tenon. Here we look at three different methods, each one using a different power tool. Plus we give you some tips for getting them to fit perfectly.

Wall-Mounted Quilt Rack20

This quick, easy-to-build quilt rack looks good with just about any decor. And by using ready-made turnings for the rod that holds the quilt, you won't need a lathe to build this project.

Shop Notes24


The attractive design of this birdhouse explains why birds and people alike "flock" to see it. But there are some features that make building it interesting as well. Things like stave construction, a sheet metal roof, and an optional perch.

Straight, Flat & Square32

One secret to building a great project is making sure your workpieces end up straight, flat, and square. Here are a few simple steps to help you prepare your stock so all your projects go together as smoothly as possible.

Final Details36