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Woodworkers Journal • FEBRUARY 2021 Volume 45, Number 1
FROM OUR READERS • Woodworking in 2021 … Let’s Get Started!
Hints for Drying Bowls, Removing Sleeves
Pyrography: A Brand New Way to Draw • Artist literally turns up the heat to create beautiful wood-burned designs.
Applying Textured Surfaces to Turned Vessels • Simple techniques that can add pizazz to bowls and hollow forms.
Cherry Wine Cabinet
Traditional Spoon Carving • Make a useful and beautiful spoon with only a few traditional woodcrafting tools.
Resin to the Rescue • Using colorful epoxy resin to fill in the voids in cool-looking but otherwise questionable lumber is a hot trend. Here is what our author learned when he gave it a try.
Simple Bookcase • This fun to build, functional bookcase will organize books or anything you choose and can be painted to match your decor.
Understanding a Material List • Here’s an invaluable project “recipe” that provides the type, quantity and size of every buildable part in a project.
Bring Routing to the Table • Inverting your router under a dedicated table expands its versatility so you can get the most from this essential shop tool.
How Much Wood Do I Need? • Determining lumber quantity for a project isn’t difficult with the right formula.
SKIL RT1322-00 Router • Combining both a fixed base and plunge base with a sophisticated motor, SKIL has stepped up to a new quality level with this router.
Dead-on Miter Angles, Feature-rich Earmuff
Isn’t Factory-planed Smooth Enough? • “Ready-to-use” lumber from a home center doesn’t mean it’s “ready-to-finish.”
Woodworking Tools & Supplies Index • February 2021
White Oak: Quercus alba • Fans of Arts & Crafts furniture revere this tough and selectively showy species.