Issue 205 WOOD Mag

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WOOD™ Magazine July 2011 Issue

Issue # 205 Table of Contents


Shop Project: Bandsaw Blade Organizer
Storing blades of various widths and teeth presents a problem. This organizer is designed to solve that concern by storing eight bandsaw blades.

Weekend Project: Crisscross Desk Clock
A simple technique for the inlay makes this clock a quick build.

Skill Builder: Routing Large or Odd-Size Holes
Boring big or odd-size holes just got a whole lot easier using this simple method.

Skill Builder: Get the Most from Your Biscuit Joiner
For quick, reliable alignment and joining of project parts, nothing beats a biscuit joiner. At its most basic, you simply cut slots in mating pieces, add glue, insert a biscuit, and clamp. These 12 tips help your machine work harder.

Skill Builder: Picture Framing Secrets from a Pro
You've made the frame, now showcase your artwork with the right combination of glass, mats, and backers.

Skill Builder: How to Prevent Too-Deep Drilling
It's a sickening feeling: accidentally boring completely through a workpiece when you intended only a partial-depth hole. Here are three ways to avoid such a disaster.

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Bandsaw Blade Organizer

Bandsaw Blade Organizer

Storing blades of various widths and tooth counts for his 14" bandsaw present a problem for Howard Lang, of Wilmington, North Carolina, so he designed an organizer we knew you'd all love. As part of this plan, we provide a link to a free video on how to fold a bandsaw blade ...
Crisscross Desk Clock

Crisscross Clock

A simple technique for the inlay makes this clock a quicker build than you might expect. Begin by cutting the body to size from a 1 1/2" thick blank of Cherry ...
Shaker Bench with Storage

Shaker Bench with Storage

Build this sturdy bench in only a weekend. Then stain and seal it - or turn it into an "instant antique" with milk paint. From edge-glued 3/4" Oak, cut the ends 13" wide, the bottom shelf to size ...
Easy Breezy Glide

Easy Breezy Glide

Sit back, relax, and enjoy summer evenings with a friend in this comfy glider. To build it, you need only "one-by" and "two-by" cedar boards, screws, and hardware. Build two side frames for the seat ...
Scrollsawn Potpourri Box

Scrollsawn Potpourri Box

The decorative cutouts in this box's lid allow fragrances to drift out freely. This project also serves well as a small jewelry or catchall box, or a desktop paper-clip caddy ...
Toy Trucks: Lowboy and Sidedump

Toy Trucks: Lowboy and Sidedump

You can almost smell the diesel as these big rigs muscle their loads to the job site. Here are plans for a tractor and two trailers: a side-dump and lowboy ...
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