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January/February 2015

Issue No. 245

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On the Cover: Lock mortises made easy

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STURDY STOOL FOR HOME OR SHOP

by Christian Becksvoort

Comfortable, handsome, and quick to build, it fits the workbench or the kitchen island
28

TOOL TEST: WIPING VARNISHES

by Mark Schofield

Which products work best for wiping and brushing
36

TOOL GUIDE

LOCK MORTISES MADE EASY

by Michael Pekovich

A router and three jigs add up to a flawless fit
42

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TOOL TEST: GET A DRILL AND IMPACT DRIVER FOR LESS

by Kit Camp

These compact 12-volt tools boast big power
48

TOOL GUIDE

SMALL CHEST OF DRAWERS

by Tim Rousseau

Understated dresser has clean lines and simple, smart joinery
54

SMOOTH CURVES WITH A SPOKESHAVE

by Chris Gochnour

For curvy furniture and shaped edge profiles, make the spokeshave your secret weapon
62

EXPANDING TOP FOR ANY TABLE

by Tommy MacDonald

Clever mechanism is easy to build and works smoothly
68

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CONTRIBUTORS 8
LETTERS 10
METHODS OF WORK 14
TOOLS & MATERIALS 18
HANDWORK 22

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DESIGNER'S NOTEBOOK 26
READERS GALLERY 74
FUNDAMENTALS 78

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MASTER CLASS 84
HOW THEY DID IT 90
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January/February 2015

Issue No. 245

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On the Cover: Lock mortises made easy

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