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Tips & Techniques4

A Special Tips Contest and six great tips from fellow woodworkers: 1) Contour Boring Jig. 2) A Vise Helper. 3) Router Table Dowels. 4) Pilot Hole Marker. 5) Wing Nut Wrench. 6) Hinge Mounting Helper.

Toy Box6

We built this Toy Box with kids in mind. Two adjustable lid supports prevent the lids from slamming down on little fingers. And to make it easy to move we put it on casters.

Hand Mirror12

This routed Hand Mirror makes an elegant addition to any dresser. And the carved initial makes this a truly personal gift.

Shop Notes16

1) Routing a Corner Radius. 2) Photocopy Transfer. 3) Ironing Veneer. 4) Hinge Locator Pins.

Music Box18

Walnut burl veneer and an inlaid accent strip highlight the lid of this classic Music Box.

Paper Gripper22

We took a cue from the local diner and designed a paper gripper that can be built in short order.

Talking Shop24

We have information on a self-centering hinge bit. Plus, we look at laying out boards and give a few tips for sanding on a lathe.

Night Light26

Built from solid cherry, this Night Light adds a friendly glow to any room. And with four interchangeable panels, it will adapt to almost any mood.

Final Details32