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Woodworking Magazine Issue 7 Digital Download

By Woodworking Magazine

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This advertising-free publication is filled with good craftsmanship. You can download a pdf version of our seventh issue that can be viewed and printed on any computer, PC or Mac.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a large file that is best downloaded with a broadband connection, such as DSL or a cable modem. For dial-up customers, we suggest you purchase the CD that contains issues 1 through 7.

Articles in this issue include:

Arts & Crafts Mirror
by Glen D. Huey
With pegged mortise-and-tenon joints, graceful corbels and delicate inlay, this handsome project contains key elements of the style.

Easy Arts & Crafts Finish
by Robert W. Lang
A fine finish doesn't need to be complicated. We discover a way to get the authentic fumed look with a few simple steps and easy-to-find materials from any hardware store.

End Grain: A Short History of Measurement
by Christopher Schwarz
Do you need a dial caliper in your shop? Or do you need a highly trained cabinetmaker looking over your shoulder?

by the magazine staff
Woodworking's terminology can be overwhelming. Learn the terms used in this issue.

Hollow Chisel Test
by Robert W. Lang
The most expensive tooling for hollow-chisel mortisers is 10 times the price of the least expensive. We test seven brands to see if there is a measurable difference in performance.

by the magazine staff
Questions, comments and wisdom from readers, experts and our staff. Get some advice on laminating tops, wedging tenons and how long your handplanes should be.

Back Cover: Measuring Tools
by the magazine staff
We examine the four most important measuring tools in our woodshop: The combination square, the tape measure, the 6" rule and the 24" rule. Find out what makes a quality measuring device, and read our recommendations for brands.

Mortising by Hand
by Christopher Schwarz
Before the age of machinery, woodworkers routinely chopped mortises with a mallet and chisel. We reveal the tools and techniques that make this an efficient process for home woodworkers who need to cut angled mortises or don't have heavy machinery in their shops.

Mystery of the Mortise
by Christopher Schwarz
Much has been written about making tenons the proper size, but it is the other half of the joint where size really matters. We examine the mortise joint in detail and explain how the rules change with different methods.

On the Level: Fight Termite Barf
by Christopher Schwarz
Every piece of handmade furniture has a story to tell, and perhaps that story will cause a few lovers of store-bought furniture to go out and buy a few woodworking tools.

Pegging Tenons
by Glen D. Huey
Reinforcing a mortise and tenon with a peg makes it a stronger joint. Or does it? We take a close look at what it does and how to do it.

by the magazine staff
Tricks and tips that will make your woodworking simpler and more accurate. Tricks include: How to make a planing stop and a wooden straightedge that stays true, how to save money when buying routing or sanding pads, and how to draw large and accurate arcs with a yardstick.

Tile Trivet
by Robert W. Lang
Keep the heat off your table while warming up your joinery skills with this Arts & Crafts piece that displays a glazed piece of art tile.

Author/Speaker/Editor Woodworking Magazine
File Type PDF
Format Download
ISBN 13 9781440328015

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