Arts & Crafts Blanket Chest: This classic project features quartersawn oak and iron-on veneering, plus a few new twists -- like self-closing slides for a secret (shh!) drawer.
Today’s Shop: Big planers in the 15”-20” range have big advantages. Sandor Nagyszalanczy talks you through power, capacity, stock handling and more.
Elegant Floor Lamp: This lamp is stylish, solid and remarkably affordable. Plus, you can make it without the use of a router or dado blade.
Shop Test: Carbide-toothed band saw blades: are they right for you? Editor in chief Rob Johnstone tests them out for the pros and cons.
Civil War Folding Table: Want to go really retro? Recreate the folding card table of the 19th century in your 21st century shop, and you’ll have a nice-looking wooden piece, whether you choose to turn your legs or purchase stairway balusters. (Yes, really.)
Tool Preview: Teknatool’s latest midi, the NOVA Comet II, integrates sharpening onto the lathe itself.