FREE PLANS
Build a planter box
Build a planter box

These solid-looking planter boxes can be custom sized to fit that perfect spot in your yard. The build process is fun and easy, and the finished look is great.

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SHOP TIPS
Circular wood handles: beautiful and functional
Circular wood handles: beautiful and functional

Instead of installing store-bought handles to doors and drawers, you could use carefully designed wood panels.

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WOODWORKING VIDEO
Laguna PX12 benchtop planer

Rich Keller finds that the Laguna PX12 has lots of power and produces a smooth finish quickly on any wood – making it a great addition to any small shop.

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PROFILES
Chris Wong
Chris Wong

Based in Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, Chris Wong talks about sculptural furniture, his dislike of cleaning and why he’s often in the shop until after midnight.

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FROM ROB'S BENCH
Drywall dust, paint drips and future projects calling my name
Drywall dust, paint drips and future projects calling my name

We’ve been plugging away at the basement reno over the past week. Drywall is up, mudded and sanded, and just yesterday I was able to get a good coat of primer on.

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PRODUCT REVIEW
Bosch cordless brushless track saw
Bosch cordless brushless track saw

For a professional-level plunge saw that’s easy to use and delivers consistently accurate, repeatable cuts, check out the Bosch GKT18V.

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OUTDOOR PROJECT
Build a catio – an outdoor enclosure for cats
Build a catio – an outdoor enclosure for cats

If you have indoor cats, treat them to the ultimate play toy: An outdoor cat enclosure or ‘catio’ that will allow them to get physical exercise and stimulate their minds – all while spending time in the great outdoors.

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TOP TEN LISTS
Top 10 tools for adding curves to your work
Top 10 tools for adding curves to your work

Straight lines are relatively easy to create in a shop setting. Curves are more of a challenge to produce, though they can add a lot to the overall look of a project. Learn about some of the tools used to lay out and cut curves in a workshop so you can add them to your next project with confidence.

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CURRENT ISSUE
Issue 138 June July 2022
Issue 138 June July 2022

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FEATURED PRODUCT
Shaper Origin
Shaper Origin

Shaper Origin makes CNC precision more affordable, accessible and adaptable than ever before.

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Know Your Tools
Bandsaw
Bandsaw

Bandsaws are versatile shop machines that don’t take up much floor space, and are both easy and reasonably safe to use.

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EXPLORE PROJECTS
Box of many curves
Box of many curves

Curves make this box stand out. They also will allow you to work on some new techniques on a small scale.

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