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Tips & Techniques5

All About Basswood10

Blind & Through Slots12

Great Gear: Scrapers14

Dowel Joinery16

Desk Lamp18

Put your band saw to work making the shade of this modernlooking lamp. The technique is easy to master and a great way to create a unique look.

Page 20: Detail 'b'

In detail 'b' in the main drawing, we incorrectly dimension the spacing between the kerfs. The numbers are correct, but the leader lines should not be centered on the kerfs. They should instead line up with edge of the kerfs. The thickness of the kerf should be 1/16". This also affects detail 'a' in Figure 1 of the How-To box.

Page 20: Detail 'a'

In Figure 1, detail 'a', the 3/8" dimension should be 7/16".

Page 22: Materials List

The materials list lists the Shoji paper as 8.5x12". However, the paper needs to be at least 14.5" to fit. The Shoji paper should be 8.5x16" instead.

Hand Plane24

With just a few scraps of wood and a weekend in the shop, you can fashion your own hand plane that’s sure to become one of your most-used tools.

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Woven-Seat Stool30

After building the wood framework of this stool, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your skills further by learning how to weave the seat for a comfortable perch.

Router Table Storage36

Using a commercial router table as the starting point, this project adds plenty of storage for bits and accessories. As an added bonus, it incorporates under-the-table dust collection.

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Page 41: Materials list

Parts E and F should be 1/4" hardboard, not 3/4" plywood.

Byrdcliffe-Inspired Linen Press42

Whether you decide to use it in the bedroom, dining room, or living room, this handsome cabinet combines functional storage with an attractive appearance.

Relief-Carved Panels52

Jig Saws56

Woodworking Questions58

Basic Sharpening60


Shop Notes64