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Table of Contents

Tips & Techniques4

Amazing Rare-Earth Magnets8

Resawing for Thin Stock10

Dead-On Cuts Every Time12

Finger-Jointed Keepsake Box14

The gentle curves and fine details of this box make it eye-catching. But it’s the techniques for cutting narrow finger joints and smooth, matching curves that provide the woodworking challenge.

Curved Tray Centerpiece18

This decorative tray is the perfect project for honing your band saw skills. When you’re done, the smooth, seamless look will complement the setting in any room.

Elegant Dining Table22

The expandable design of this table makes it easy to accommodate a number of guests. And the simple construction techniques ensure success from start to finish.

Shop Notebook30

Page 31: Figure 1

The extension lines for the two dimensions that show the 3" width of the concave caul in Figure 1 should point to the bottom edge of the hardboard strip (waste side), not the top edge as shown.

Stylish Dining Chairs32

Comfortable seating is the name of the game with these chairs. Steam-bent slats create the curves, and rock-solid construction ensures they’ll last a lifetime.

Online Extras

Page 36: Figure 1, Detail 'a'

The 1/4" dimension from the rip fence to the edge of the groove is inaccurate. The groove should be centered.

Page 34: Back leg pattern & detail 'b'

The length of the upper mortise in the back leg is incorrect. It should be 2 1/8", not 2 1/4".

Steam Bending Curved Parts42

Router Bit Rehab44

Choosing a Vintage Hand Saw46

Great Glue Joints Made Easy48

Lumberyard Lingo50

Issue Updates

Page 34: Back leg pattern & detail 'b'

The length of the upper mortise in the back leg is incorrect. It should be 2 1/8", not 2 1/4".