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Tips & Techniques4

Bedside Chest6

There are plenty of elegant details in this handsome project -- a handy pull-out tray, three "raised" drawers, and shop-made bracket feet. But even with all these details, the construction is still straightforward. We'll walk you through every step.

Dovetailing Quick Tips15

When building drawers, you can't beat a half-blind dovetail jig for speed and accuracy. And here are five tips to make your next set of dovetails faster, more accurate, and nearly "goof-proof."

Making Bracket Feet18

With all those curves, you might think that making bracket feet is a real challenge. But you'll be surprised at how easy it is with our step-by-step instructions. If you've got a table saw, a band saw, and some 3/4"-thick stock, you're ready to get started.

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Letter & Key Rack22

Build a handy little rack this weekend, and you'll wonder how you ever got along without it. The rack provides the perfect spot to empty your hands and pockets. And you'll always know where your keys are (or at least where they should be).

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Page 23: Figure 1

A measurement is missing from the left side of the drawing. Marks and a line along the lower portion of the long side are present but the measurement 14 3/8" is missing.

Shop Notes26

Keepsake Box28

We all accumulate precious keepsakes over the years. They deserve to be stored in a special place. This elegant box with its mitered corners offers three lined compartments for the safe storage and display of those treasures.

Final Details36