Category: Past Issues


Issue 140 October November 2022

This issue features a Shoji style sliding door, mid-century modern...

Issue 139 August September 2022

This issue is packed with projects. From a relatively simple...

Issue 138 June July 2022

Our small shop special edition has plans for a minimalist...

Issue 137 April May 2022

If you’re open to doing some outdoor projects over the...

Issue 136 February March 2022

Craft your own Mission-style night table, build a bathroom vanity,...

Issue 135 December January 2022

As the saying goes, the holiday season and giving go...

Issue 134 October November 2021

In this issue we’re just scratching the surface of how...

Issue 133 August September 2021

Given that starting a Philadelphia style highboy might not make...

Issue 132 June July 2021

In this issue, there are five articles on making shop...

Issue 131 April May 2021

The impact drill is one of the most sought-after power...

Issue 130 February March 2021

Our router-themed special issue features a wealth of tips and...

Issue 129 December January 2021

This issue has easy-to-make Christmas gifts that allow for a...

Issue 128 October November 2020

There are three recip saw articles in this issue to...

Issue 127 August September 2020

In this issue you will find various spoon projects, along...

Issue 126 June July 2020

If you don’t know how to tune up your bandsaw,...

Issue 125 April May 2020

In this issue Paul Lemiski, a Canadian who has made...

Issue 124 February March 2020

This issue includes a continuous arm Windsor chair, a blanket...

Issue 123 December January 2020

Our cover showcases maybe the easiest end grain cutting board...

Issue 122 October November 2019

In this issue we peek at Doug Evan's fabulous block...

Issue 121 August September 2019

Learn the right way to build stair stringers. And check...

Issue 120 June July 2019

In our 9th small shop issue we have some great...

Issue 119 April May 2019

Learn how to choose the best finish, design and install...

Issue 118 February March 2019

The projects in this issue run the gamut, including kitchen...

Issue 117 December January 2019

We have four project articles in this issue including two...

Issue 116 October November 2018

In this issue we show you how to build a...

Issue 115 August September 2018

Learn how to design, build and maintain the perfect dock....

Issue 114 June July 2018

In our 8th annual small shop issue learn how to...

Issue 113 April May 2018

We feature the top 10 power carving tips and show...

Issue 112 February March 2018

In addition to our four main projects, we have articles...

Issue 111 December January 2018

If you like building boxes you'll want to read about...

Issue 110 October November 2017

We feature a modern coffee table, how to upholster a...

Issue 109 August September 2017

Build a mirror frame, turn a ruffled bowl, tile a...

Issue 108 June July 2017

Our 7th annual small shop issue focuses on wood...

Issue 107 April May 2017

Craft a simple bookshelf, build a wall unit, learn about...

Issue 106 February March 2017

In this issue you'll learn how to make an elliptical...

Issue 105 December January 2017

Create a custom smartphone holder, level a problem floor and...

Issue 104 October November 2016

This issue focuses on upcycling lumber. You'll also learn how...

Issue 103 August September 2016

It’s really difficult to start into a complex project that...

Issue 102 June July 2016

In our 6th annual Working in a Small Shop issue...

Issue 101 April May 2016

Get plans for building a garden shed, a 21st century...

Issue 100 February March 2016

In this, our 100th issue, we showcase a fabulous library...

Issue 99 December January 2016

With another hol­iday season rushing towards us, it’s time for...

Issue 98 October November 2015

In this issue we feature a complex, heirloom project. Peter...

Issue 97 August September 2015

This issue is all about woodworking tools. From barbaric to...

Issue 96 June July 2015

Working in a small shop seems to be getting more...

Issue 95 April May 2015

We show you how to you how to make a...

Issue 94 February March 2015

This issue introduces our new semi-regular column called “Tool Collections”....

Issue 93 December January 2015

With the holiday season upon us, it’s once again our...

Issue 92 October November 2014

In this issue, we’re bringing you a wide assortment of...

Issue 91 August September 2014

Projects span all skill levels, and include a wall-mounted mandolin...

Issue 90 June July 2014

Shop-made fixtures are great for getting organized, and we have...

Issue 89 April May 2014

Readers tell me they like projects, so I’ve packed this...

Issue 88 February March 2014

In this issue, we feature a project inspired by these...

Issue 87 December January 2014

We have five projects in this issue that make great...

Issue 86 October November 2013

We have a wide range of seating projects to share...

Issue 85 August September 2013

Going into the workshop and emerging a day or two...

Issue 84 June July 2013

This issue features lots of great shop improvement projects to...

Issue 83 April May 2013

Kicking off this issue is Jamie Russell from Saskatchewan, who...

Issue 82 February March 2013

This issue is dedicated to texture in woodworking. How we...

Issue 81 December January 2013

We have a few hand-made gift ideas for you this...

Issue 80 October November 2012

In addition to the education-themed articles, you’ll find a wide...

Issue 79 August September 2012

Our short summers dictate that we enjoy the warm weather...

Issue 78 June July 2012

In this issue, we take a close look at three...

Issue 77 April May 2012

With shop time at a premium for many of us,...

Issue 76 February March 2012

There’s something missing from factory-made, mass-produced items; their “perfection” lacks...

Issue 75 December January 2012

It isn’t easy to work as finely as Bill Perry...

Issue 74 October November 2011

People who love food have a new focus called the...

Issue 73 August September 2011

Tool comparison articles can be tricky. There are so many...

Issue 72 June July 2011

It’s rare that I come across a woodworking technique that...

Issue 71 April May 2011

This issue is dedicated to covering what most woodworkers are...

Issue 70 February March 2011

In this issue we feature an elegant and practical zebrawood...

Issue 69 December January 2011

This issue features a number of great gift ideas, for...

Issue 68 October November 2010

In addition to the new Community section we introduced last...

Issue 67 August September 2010

Woodworking evokes images of planing long, feathery shavings from a...

Issue 66 June July 2010

Many woodworkers want to get their kids involved in woodworking...

Issue 65 April May 2010

One of the chief complaints I’ve heard from various woodwork­ers...

Issue 64 February March 2010

In this issue we feature several easy projects that can...

Issue 63 December January 2010

This issue features some Christmas projects that are easy to...

Issue 62 October November 2009

There is really no end to the amount of money...

Issue 61 August September 2009

This issue features articles on installing click flooring, building a...

Issue 60 June July 2009

This issue features plans for a handy height adjuster for...

Issue 59 April May 2009

At Canadian Woodworking there isn’t much we can do to...

Issue 58 February March 2009

This issue is filled with the acts of creation, including...

Issue 57 December January 2009

In this issue we feature a wonderful doll house that...

Issue 56 October November 2008

This issue features plans for a display stand plan and...

Issue 55 August September 2008

In this issue we feature an easy to make garden...

Issue 54 June July 2008

In this issue is the first of a 3-part series...

Issue 53 April May 2008

In this issue are plans for an Arts & Crafts...

Issue 52 February March 2008

Learn about lumber preparation, joinery bits, 1//4 sheet finishing sanders,...

Issue 51 December January 2008

In this Christmas issue there are several projects you can...

Issue 50 October November 2007

We help you choose the right drill/driver. Plus, plans for...

Issue 49 August September 2007

Learn how to improve your router skills, build a harvest...

Issue 48 June July 2007

In this issue we feature a bent laminated bard stool,...

Issue 47 April May 2007

This issue features a marvelous mahogany secretary desk with a...

Issue 46 February March 2007

In this issue we feature a heirloom tool cabinet, Arts...

Issue 45 December January 2007

We show you how to make a Haida inspired whale...

Issue 44 October November 2006

This issue features a display case to honour memories, a...

Issue 43 August September 2006

In this issue you'll find several easy to do projects,...

Issue 42 June July 2006

Our June July issue features a patio tray, tall bookshelf...

Issue 41 April May 2006

Build a gorgeous Japanese paper lantern or a lovely planter...

Issue 40 February March 2006

This issue features an Arts & Crafts style mailbox, textured...

Issue 39 December January 2006

We have some great projects in store for you including...

Issue 38 October November 2005

Learn how to tune up your block plane. And check...

Issue 37 August September 2005

In this issue we showcase Rob Brown's gorgeous step tansu,...

Issue 36 June July 2005

Build this lovely buffet and hutch, or a floating to...

Issue 35 April May 2005

This issue features a profile of miniature furniture maker John...

Issue 34 February March 2005

This issue features a dazzling wine cabinet and a easy...

Issue 33 December January 2005

Learn how to turn big beautiful bowls, build a corner...

Issue 32 October November 2004

This issue features a cabinet to store your favourite hand...

Issue 31 August September 2004

We have plans for an intarsia mirror frame, garden bench...

Issue 30 June July 2004

This issue features a sturdy mobile shop cart, wooden wheel,...

Issue 29 April May 2004

Build a deacon's bench, outdoor serving cart, carvers vise or...

Issue 28 February March 2004

This issue looks at the Little Ripper bandsaw jig, how...

Issue 27 December January 2004

Learn how to make a pocket hole mirror and all...

Issue 26 October November 2003

We feature a surprisingly easy-to-build accent table along with a...

Issue 25 August September 2003

In this issue we show you how to restore old...

Issue 24 June July 2003

This issue has plans for a classic mantel clock, folding...

Issue 23 April May 2003

This issue features projects for every level, including a night...

Issue 22 February March 2003

Turn stunning hollow vessels, build a curio cabinet, or a...

Issue 21 December January 2003

In this issue we feature a secret compartment puzzle box...

Issue 20 October November 2002

Learn how to hand-cut lapped dovetails, construct a desktop organizer,...

Issue 19 August September 2002

Turn a burl platter, build a 7-drawer dresser, make a...

Issue 18 June July 2002

Make a model truck, build an outdoor dining set, turn...

Issue 17 April May 2002

Build a classic garden bench, make your own connector jig,...

Issue 16 February March 2002

Build a computer armoire work centre, make your own spline...

Issue 15 December January 2002

Build an office bookcase, make your own biscuit joiner jig...

Issue 14 October November 2001

This issue features an entertainment centre along with 2 great...

Issue 13 August September 2001

In this issue we feature a teen work centre, turned...

Issue 12 June July 2001

You'll love the freestanding hammock featured in this issue. There...

Issue 11 April May 2001

This issue features an elegant patio table along with a...

Issue 10 February March 2001

Projects include a home work centre, bowl bird feeder, CD...

Issue 9 December January 2001

Projects include a child's closet work center, toy box, bird...

Issue 8 October November 2000

This issue features a child's storage bed, garden bench, tool...

Issue 7 August September 2000

Maximize your storage space with this built-in closet organizer. We...

Issue 6 June July 2000

Get plans for a garden wishing well, screen door, round...