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Craft a curved wall cabinet
Craft a curved wall cabinet

With curved sides, and scalloped, coopered panels on all exposed faces, the stunning details of this James Krenov-inspired cabinet can be enjoyed for a lifetime.

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TIPS/TECHNIQUES
The golden rectangle
The golden rectangle

The golden rectangle, or in its three-dimensional counterpart, the golden solid, can make the difference between a design that is pleasing to the eye, and one that seems awkward and clumsy.

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WOODWORKING VIDEO
Using Festool connectors to make a pair of sawhorses

Steve Der-Garabedian shows you how he used Festool Domino Connectors to join the stiles and legs on his new sawhorses.

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MEET THE MAKER
Trent Watts
Trent Watts

Woodturner Trent Watts on dreaming, building things and cow udders.

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FROM ROB'S BENCH
The ugliest piece of furniture I ever made
The ugliest piece of furniture I ever made

I really hope my clients don’t see this. Honestly, I’ve never showed these photos to anyone because I was never happy with how the piece turned out.

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PRODUCT REVIEW
Truewerk ultra-light work pants
Truewerk ultra-light work pants

Super light weight, remarkably comfortable, abrasion resistant and long wearing – these are the hot weather pants you’ll love to wear.

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HOME IMPROVEMENT
Ramping up for access
Ramping up for access

Stairs pose an insurmountable barrier to many Canadians, but access ramps are an easy way to get around the problems that stairs leave behind. Here’s a primer on designing and building an access ramp for your home.

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TOP TEN LISTS
Top 10 make your home winter-ready
Top 10 make your home winter-ready

Now is the time to make your home ready for the cold season. Attend to one of these tips each week and by early December you’ll have the upper hand over ornery Mr. Winter.

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CURRENT ISSUE
Issue 140 October November 2022
Issue 140 October November 2022

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SPONSOR PRODUCT
Two new products in the expanding Shaper Tools system
Two new products in the expanding Shaper Tools system
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Two new products for the Shaper Origin: Studio, a simplified design tool for craftspeople and Plate – a universal template and fixture.

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Know Your Tools
Jigsaws
Jigsaws

A jigsaw can make many types of cuts in a wide variety of materials. Its ability to make a fairly tight radius cut, or a cut to a marked line, is where they excel.

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EASY PROJECT
Build a menu board
Build a menu board

Weekday evenings can be busy. Planning your meals for the week will make shopping easier and reduce the stress of deciding what to make for dinner each night at the last minute.

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