SHOTS #1 - #100
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(JD Anderson) 1/5/00
"IT STARTS WITH A BOX"
Exotic woods and a simple design pay off.
(James Jones) 12/14/99
"BUILT-IN ROUTER TABLE (WITH A DUST-FREE TWIST)"
The shop-built dust-collector fence is the secret.
(Ellis Walentine) 12/14/99
"THAT'S WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR"
Carol Reed helps with the rebuilding effort.
(Ken Oakley) 11/10/99
A bed & breakfast for furry boarders.
(Mike Conner) 11/10/99
"PONDEROSA PINE LINEN PRESS"
Turning humble materials into an extravagant gift.
(Paul Flood) 11/2/99
A technique for making identical turned legs without a lathe.
(Dewitte Cage) 11/2/99
A first project on a grand scale.
(Tim Berg) 11/2/99
A high-school teacher who makes Craftsman and vernacular furniture on the side.
(Barbara Gill) 10/25/99
"TRASH TO TREASURE"
This lathe table shows what you can do with ingenuity and some scrap iron.
(Jim Wright) 10/10/99
Built with patience, dedication and a little help from his friends at WoodCentral!
(Mike Callihan) 10/1/99
"PREPARING FOR RETIREMENT"
Building the shop of a lifetime on "Callihan's mountain."
(Bill Larson) 10/1/99
"A SHOP AND SHOWROOM FROM SCRATCH: PART 2"
Framing a 12-ft. high shop and a 9-ft. showroom.
(Dick Herman) 9/20/99
"NEVER A DULL MOMENT!"
15 Grandchildren can sure keep a woodworker busy!
(Lester Gillett) 9/19/99
"AN OFFICE FROM A TREE"
Heirlooms from scratch.
(Bill Larson) 9/5/99
"A SHOP AND SHOWROOM FROM SCRATCH: PART 1"
Preparing for the cold Minnesota winter with radiant heat.
(Jay Drew) 7/18/99
"HYBRID CASE CLOCK"
Designing it yourself is half the fun.
(Ken Winningham) 7/9/99
"VENEERED DISPLAY TABLE"
A triumphant first veneering project in walnut and anigre.
(Bill McCarthy) 6/27/99
Never heard of one? You're not alone...
(Barbara Gill) 6/16/99
"FLOORING FROM SCRATCH"
Walnut and cherry parquetry highlight this complicated flooring job.
(Ellis Walentine) 6/9/99
"AWAY FROM IT ALL"
A weekend of turning is good for the soul.
(Neal White) 6/9/99
"DRILL PRESS STAND"
A clever storage unit for a bench-top drill press.
(Ellis Walentine) 6/9/99
"DON'T LET THIS HAPPEN TO YOU!"
The sad aftermath of a workshop fire.
(Frank Ashmore) 6/9/99
"GLASS-TOP COFFEE TABLE"
An unusual twist on the Queen Anne style.
(Everett McDaniel) 6/9/99
"A GRAB BAG OF IMAGES"
Shop glimpses and a couple projects from the heartland.
(Tim Celeski) 6/9/99
"THE WELL-RESEARCHED BENCH"
After much agonizing, the author opts for a traditional design.
(Ken Winningham) 6/9/99
A little-known inlay material adds the regional touch.
(Jim Hatton) 6/9/99
A cabinet triptych for the serious audio/videophile.
(Michael Byck) 5/25/99
With a view like this, how can he get anything done?
(Mike Conner) 5/22/99
"CEDAR BLANKET CHEST"
Two kinds of cedar team up nicely in this production item.
(Virgil Johnson) 5/22/99
"CARLISLE LYNCH HUNTBOARD"
Wide mahogany boards and holly inlay give this piece its air of authenticity.
(William Larson) 4/29/99
Sorting hardware can mess up the tidiest shop.
(Loren Estes) 4/26/99
A weekend project that pays big dividends.
(Virgil Johnson) 4/25/99
Home-milled cherry makes the difference.
(Dick Wilson) 4/22/99
"FOR THE COMPLEAT ANGLER"
Two beautiful fly-tying boxes, with a little help from WoodCentral.
(Andy Rae) 4/22/99
"CLASSIC LINEN PRESS"
A gorgeous cabinet from the past.
(Ellis Walentine) 4/2/99
Testing sanders: A dusty job, but someone has to do it.
(Andy Newman) 4/20/99
" 'THIS OLD HOUSE' STARS RECEIVE AWARDS"
Key West renovation job airing on PBS
(Harvey Klene) 3/29/99
"DELUXE ROUTER TABLE"
A remarkable first project.
(Bruce Hutchings) 3/29/99
What a way to retire!
(William Kerfoot) 3/28/99
"VINTAGE IRON: YATES-AMERICAN 30" JOINTER"
Big Mama of the American family goes back to work.
(Bob Hoffa) 3/22/99
Unique laminated stretchers make this table unusual.
(Brian Bailey) 3/11/99
A lovely extension table from home-milled lumber.
(John Cotten) 3/11/99
When logs were logs and trucks were nervous.
(Ed Baranowski) 3/11/99
"TWIST ON A CLASSIC"
This washstand improves on its 19th-Century predecessor.
(Steve Condon) 3/10/99
Five great projects for the house.
(Brian Bailey) 3/10/99
"GOLD IS WHERE YOU FIND IT"
An unpromising log turns out to be a real deal.
(Barbara Gill) 3/9/99
"WOOD MOVES...IT DOES?"
Restless sycamore table top proves the point.
(Ellis Walentine) 3/2/99
"THE BEST CABINET-DOOR JOINT?"
Loose tenons team up with cope-and-stick joints for super-strong doors.
"SPECIAL GALLERY: JERRY BEALL"
A sampling of work by an inventive master craftsman.
(Jim Barry) 2/23/99 "LIFE IS BUT A DREAM"
A faux rowboat that won't float.
(Tony Leonard) 2/19/99 "MEGA CD CONSOLE"
Another CD storage unit from modified magazine plans.
(Jeff Givens) 2/19/99 "SHAKER-STYLE CD CABINET"
A modern gift of simplicity.
(Virgil Johnson) 2/19/99 "CHERRY HIGHBOY"
A year-long labor of love.
(Dave Heinlein) 2/13/99 "VINTAGE IRON: CRESCENT 32-in. BANDSAW"
Big wheels keep on turnin'.
(Dave Heinlein) 2/11/99 "VINTAGE IRON: AMERICAN 8-in. JOINTER"
Big Iron sings again.
(Ellis Walentine) 2/8/99 "PRIVATE LESSONS FROM A MASTER"
David Ellsworth teaches turning in his woodland studio.
(David Yoho) 2/8/99 "LINGERIE CHEST"
An elegant home for unmentionables.
(Jim Ziegler) 2/6/99 "JEWELRY BOXES EVERYWHERE"
Turning a hobby into a business.
(Jamie Fowler) 2/4/99 "THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES"
Hobby encompasses flag box keepsakes and cabinets.
(Kevin Post) 2/4/99 "TWO CHERRY TABLES"
Old traditions with strong roots.
(Dan Minzner) 2/3/99 "CONGRESS HALL DESKS"
A dream commission and a technical challenge.
(Craig Chappelow) 2/3/99 "FURNITURE CLAMP"
A cast-iron behemoth that really puts the squeeze on.
(Dan Minzner) 2/3/99 "INGENIOUS LAMINATING FORM"
"Blue board" is the breakthrough.
(Dan Minzner) 2/3/99 "'ANTIQUED' ARMOIRE"
Lacquer and homemade glazes give this finish its dramatic depth.
(Kevin Chadwick) 2/3/99 "OAK DISPLAY CABINET"
Working wood in South Africa.
(John Cotten) 2/2/99 "ROGERESS TREADLE JIG SAW"
For fretwork that keeps you fit.
(Virgil Johnson) 1/29/99 "GLASS-FRONT BOOKCASE"
A fitting use for wide boards.
(Jim Cummins) 1/28/99 "MITER-SLOT FEATHERBOARD"
Look, Ma... no clamps!
(Michael Byck) 1/24/99 "SPONTANEOUS CHAIR"
From the sketchbook to the living room in one easy step.
(Cliff Ammons) 1/23/99 "NEW LIFE FOR AN OLD LATHE"
This F.J. Hills metalworking lathe spins wood with the best of 'em.
(Bill Larson) 1/22/99 "DELUXE EXTENSION TABLE"
Telescoping table supports plywood and more.
(David Eisner) 1/15/99 "TWO MODEL TOYS"
So what can you make on a 4-in. tablesaw?
(Steve Weiss) 1/15/99 "SLEEPING IN THE WOODS"
This bed is a symphony of different wood species.
(William Kerfoot) 1/15/99 "VINTAGE IRON: MONSTER JOINTER"
The Oliver #12 may be the finest jointer ever made...
(Jim Barry) 1/11/99 "STEAMER TRUNK"
A perennial favorite built from store-bought plans.
(Loren Hutchinson) 1/10/99 "DOLL SHOWCASE"
A fitting home for a fine collection.
(Virgil Johnson) 1/10/99 "CHERRY SILVER CHEST"
A handsome adaptation of a colonial design.
(J.M. Thompson) "MAHOGANY BED"
Making the most of natural variation.
(Jon Leppo) "BENCH OF DREAMS"
Not one, but TWO tail vises...and an Emmert for good measure.
(Tom Foley) "A REPRODUCTION 'DISHRIM' TABLE"
Bringing an American classic to life.
(Ellis Walentine) "GARDEN TRELLIS GATE"
A painted mahogany portal with an Oriental flair.
(Paul Anthony) "HAND-CARVED MARIONETTE"
Strings control this realistic wooden puppet.
(Dan Minzner) "ART DECO TABLE"
A veneered work of art in the Ruhlmann style
(Ellis Walentine) "DENIZEN OF THE DEEP"
Frank Klausz carves a giant octopus to help a friend.
(Jim Hatton) "A WOODWORKER'S HOME OFFICE"
Shelves, cabinets and worksurfaces transform an empty room.
(Jeff Chaplin) "CUSTOM-DESIGNED CANOPY BED"
An oak and walnut four-poster that's solid as a rock.
(Jim Cummins) "BOARD STRAIGHTENER 'SLED' "
True up crooked and waney edges in one pass.
(Jerry Hydle) "A CRADLE FOR POSTERITY"
...and a router table to go with it!
(Virgil Johnson) "TWO SMALL CHERRY TABLES"
Different styles are quite compatible.
(Jerry Hydle) "HOW TO PACK A COMPLETE SHOP INTO A ONE-CAR GARAGE!"
Mobile machines make the difference.
(Virgil Johnson) "DELUXE ROOM DIVIDER"
How to divide a room gracefully with cherry and etched glass.
(John Hebert) "SHOPMADE TENON JIG"
Rides the rip fence with no frills.
(Jerry Hydle) "A BENCH THAT KEEPS ON GIVING"
It's hard to beat this $40 workbench.
(Will Simpson) "A TURNING SHOP IN THE WORKS"
A custom-designed lathe stand in a two-car log garage.
(Jim Cummins) "PART-TIME BRACKET"
A clever, collapsible cantilever bracket.
(Ellis Walentine) "STRESS RELIEF"
A technique for keeping freshly-milled lumber flat.
(Virgil Johnson) "BENCH OF A LIFETIME"
A fine workbench with a really unusual tail vise!
(Ellis Walentine) "STARTIN 'EM YOUNG"
A shop visit inspires the woodworkers of tomorrow.
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