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Tips & Techniques6


Green Wood Hand Tools16

Freehand Routing20

Cool Tools & Gear24

Mobile Air Cleaner34

This roll-around unit filters harmful dust from the air in your shop. And it’s easy to make, too.

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Hadlely Chest40

Made from all solid wood, you’ll hone your joinery skills as well as learn some carving techniques.

Watering Vessel56

The swan-inspired look of this beautiful project makes it just as much a work of art as it is practical.

The wooden watering vessel was glued up and sealed inside with West System’s 105 epoxy, using their 406 collodial silica as a thickener. The exterior was simply finished with two coats of lacquer.

Wiping Varnish60

Crosscutting — What Saw Works Best?62