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Power Sanding12

Troubleshooting Drilled Mortises18

New Table Saw & Router Tools22

Craftsman Chest34

The next project in our Craftsman line of bedroom projects, this chest features solid-wood construction, rugged joinery, and bold lines.

Just Right Workbench48

A stout worksurface, plenty of storage, and it all fits into a compact footprint. There’s a lot to love about this eyecatching workbench.

Veranda Chair56

Soak up the sun with a cold drink in your hand while sitting in this outdoor chair you made yourself. Simple construction means you can get it done fast.

To seal up the plywood sides of the chair, we used West System’s 105 epoxy and 205 fast hardener. We painted the sides with Benjamin Moore’s Regal Select Exterior paint in “York Harbor Yellow.” For the stretchers and slats, we went with Nova’s “ExoShield,” a quick-drying exterior tung oil.

Finish for Outdoors62