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Flush Trim Bits10

Intro to SketchUp14

Coffee Mug & Accessories20

Here’s a trio of fun projects that will elevate your morning wakeup routine. Make one or all three. They share the same eye-catching details.

  • Greens Steel
    Kid’s Tumbler 10oz10oz

The grooves on the coffee accessories were painted with General Finishes' “Basil” milk paint before applying a couple of coats of lacquer.

Carved Pub Signs26

These big signs offer the perfect introduction to carving. Learn three approaches to creating dramatic depth and saving time. Then come up with your own look.

This is a basic list of woodcarving tools that were used on the sign. Paint selections are listed in the article on page 33..

Canvas Lounging Chair35

This historically inspired chair has just eight parts. With router templates and simple canvas upholstery, you’ll be kicking back and relaxing in no time.

  • Marsidian
    10oz dyed canvasKale Green
  • Wild West Hardware
    3⁄4" Clavos NailCLR-750

The chair was stained with Varathane’s “Gunstock.” It was then sprayed with two coats of satin lacquer.

Compact Office Suite42

Working from home, school at home, planning center — whatever you need, this desk and wall shelf combo turns any room into the corner office.

The desk and shelf were finished with a couple of coats of spray lacquer prior to applying the plastic laminate.

Mortising Machine48

Turn your router into a horizontal mortiser. Sliding tables, easy-to-adjust stops, and excellent dust collection round out this budget friendly, precision shop-made tool.

The mortising machine was painted with Benjamin Moore’s Regal in “New Hope Gray.”

Cutting Angled Tenons64