FREE PLANS
Build a modern floor lantern
Build a modern floor lantern

This fun to build floor lamp will create a beautiful atmosphere in virtually any room of your house. Customize the wood species and paper shade to your liking, as this lamp will get a lot of use for years to come.

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SHOP TIPS
7 considerations when buying a reciprocating saw
7 considerations when buying a reciprocating saw

Don’t hesitate, reciprocate! Take this crash course on reciprocating saws before you make the plunge (or a cut).

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TOOL REVIEW
Senco cordless stapler
Senco cordless stapler

A pro-quality tool that has easy staple loading, quick depth drive adjustment, instant staple shooting, and negligible recoil, with the advantage of both single and bump mode firing.

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PROFILES
Robert Akroyd
Robert Akroyd

Robert Akroyd in Toronto on working in a big city, a small shop and lack of soul in much of the live-edge furniture today.

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FROM ROB'S BENCH
Are you serious, Rob?
Are you serious, Rob?

In last week’s column I admitted I had a problem finishing projects. I heard from a few of you, and it turns out I’m not the only one with this affliction.

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FREE CONTEST ENTRY
Win a Shaper Origin
Win a Shaper Origin

Shaper Origin is an easy-to-use handheld CNC router that brings digital precision to the craft of woodworking.  

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HOME IMPROVEMENT
How to install a beam to replace a load-bearing wall
How to install a beam to replace a load-bearing wall

With a little planning and research someone with reasonable carpentry skills should be able to remove a load bearing wall and replace it with a beam. Regardless of the size of opening you want, the process is very similar.

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TOP TEN LISTS
Top 10 metal fasteners for woodworking
Top 10 metal fasteners for woodworking

There are dozens out there, but some are crucial to have on hand, while others are in the ‘nice to have’ category. Make sure you have the following items in your shop at all times.

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CURRENT ISSUE
Issue 137 April May 2022
Issue 137 April May 2022

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BESSEY S-10: The “take me anywhere” vise
BESSEY S-10: The “take me anywhere” vise

The Bessey S-10 portable mini-vise clamp is ideal for holding flat, round, rectangular and odd shaped objects.

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Know Your Tools
Drill press
Drill press

To drill straight and true holes quickly, easily, and consistently, you’ll need a drill press. The model you choose should be based on the type of drilling you do. 

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EXPLORE PROJECTS
Tenoning jig
Tenoning jig

This tenoning jig cuts tenon cheeks on rails safely and accurately with your table saw.

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