Woodcraft Magazine û October-November 2015
English | 84 pages | True PDF | 35 MB
Woodcraft Magazine is written by woodworkers for
woodworking enthusiasts of all skill levels.
Every issue includes detailed, step-by-step project plans,
workshop tips and techniques, tool reviews and much more.
Woodcraft Magazine - October/November 2015.
28 Ulu Knife and Chopping Block
Mount the blade in a one-piece handle, then use an ingenious dishing jig to hollow out the cuffing block with your router. This small project will have a big impact in any kitchen.
36 Build a Knockout Knock-Down Desk
Choose your favorite top for this portable workstation. The elegant, five-piece base is remarkably strong but requires no fasteners to go together. Nancy Hiller demonstrates how to create your own version with interlocking joints.
50 Arts & Crafts Entertainment Center
No woodworker should settle for a store-bought TV stand. Ken Burton's cherry cabinet is fit for the finest electronic entertainment you can buy. His construction instruction includes cloud lift details, corbels and traditional mortise-and-tenon joinery.
60 Asian-Inspired Vase
Raid your scrap box for some choice pieces to make distinctive tabletop accents that celebrate natural beauty. This weekend project combines cut and cold-formed curves to hold a tiny test tube vase.
Tools & Techniques
24 Sharpen a Scraper... and Put It To Work
Can a thin steel rectangle transform the way you work wood? You bet! Master woodworker Andy Rae will put you on the path to fine, controlled shaving.
32 Shelving Hardware for Lumber Storage
Put some wall space to work with steel standards and brackets capable of holding hundreds of pounds. Compare the features of four different systems to find what's right for your shop.
44 Try Cup Hinges for Your Next Cabinets
They may be hidden behind closed doors, but these hinges have very noticeable benefits. Learn how to choose, install, and adjust them.
Edge clamps, T-track and stacked plywood construction make a versatile jig for plunge-routed mortising.
66 Joinery Class: Dovetail Lap Joint
Learn how to use hand tools to create a joint that's strong, attractive and useful in a variety of furniture-making projects.
06 Contributors Page/ On the Web
08 Staying Sharp
10 News & Views
12 Hot New Tools - Record Power 12-Piece Carving Chisel Set, with Educational Booklet & DVD
16 Tips & Tricks
72 Tips from Tommy Mac - Sharpening With Diamond Stones
75 Buyer's Guide