Friday 30 September 2016
In issue 19 of Woodworking Crafts in ‘Power woodworking’, Louise Biggs shows us how she made a fancy fire surround when there is no fire, Lee Stoffer saddles up and rides his newest project, a shave horse; and Jason Townsend shows us the meaning of KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid) – with his simple keepsake boxes. Also, Mark Baker tell us about the essentials of woodturning; Simon Rodway makes a log store for winter; and Kathy Wise makes a beautiful rose piece. The Editor explains how to make and use router table sub-fences, you can also read about a ‘open and shut’ installation job that definitely needed closure and Peter Sefton talks about his student’s latest creation, Ben’s ‘bubble’ cabinet. We’ve also got a piece on deciding which joint to use in cabinet and box construction that relies on a number of different factors with Colin Sullivan tackling the problems and comes up with five variations that don’t require machining. In our ‘Hand woodworking’, Michael T Collins talks us through making this spacious corner cabinet, Amber Bailey likes to make sure her veneers are in a respectable condition and if you need to improve your hand sawing technique, take a tip from the Editor and read on about saw cuts and Danny Maddock shares his tips and techniques for scorching your timbers. Finally, we have lot’s for you to enjoy in our ‘Community’ pages, including; the latest news and events; we have our ‘Q&A’ page; we share with you some hints, tips and jigs; in a new group review, we focus on General Finishes high performance top coat; we have a Kit and Tools page, a sneak peek at our next issue; and we catch up Nick Offerman to find out more about his new book, Good Clean Fun. We also have Stuart King talking us through how to make miniature furniture for any dolls house, and Anthony Bailey look sat the effects of water. Briony Darnley and Tamara Birch have also reviewed three books for your enjoyment; and finally, we have Gary Marshall making an artificial otter holt. All this and more in issue 19 of Woodworking Crafts so be sure to get yourself a copy, or why not subscribe and save up to 30%? You can also download a copy to you digital device. Click here to find out more.
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