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Mansoor Iqbal  |  Jul 14, 2011  |  0 comments
If you can't find Good Woodworking in your local newsagent, you can order a copy direct from 0844 848 88 22    PROJECTSQuick-build sawhorse: Makers’ notes regular Stephen Gooda chips in with a simple but handy project

Wenge bathroom units: Mark Griffith’s latest project is truly a triumph of beauty over adversity

Mansoor Iqbal  |  Jun 23, 2011  |  0 comments
Marilyn Monroe was more renowned for her own beauty than her wise words on the subject, but she certainly was on to something when she observed, “imperfection is beauty.” Those three words say volumes about the character of beauty, particularly when it comes to beauty in the natural world. It is not too much of a leap to say that it is imperfection that gives wood its unique personality as a material, as compared to the uniformity of…

Mansoor Iqbal  |  May 04, 2011  |  0 comments
If you can't find The Woodworker in your local newsagent, you can order a copy direct from 0844 848 88 22     The recent sub-tropical spring weather has given outdoor woodworkers an early head start this year. So whether you’re planning a garden woodwork project or just enjoying moving your Workmate out into the sunshine, we have a good selection of features this month to tempt you into a bout of woodworking…

Mansoor Iqbal  |  Apr 18, 2011  |  0 comments
If you can't find Good Woodworking in your local newsagent, you can order a copy direct from 0844 848 88 22   COLLECTED WISDOM Boxmaking special: We’ve plundered the Good Woodworking archive to bring you our comprehensive boxmaking special, which includes everything you need to know to kick start your career as a boxmaker. The special caters for woodworkers of all skill levels, taking you from the most basic mitred…

Mansoor Iqbal  |  Apr 13, 2011  |  0 comments
Peter takes us through the process of cutting the veneer to the right size.
Mansoor Iqbal  |  Apr 12, 2011  |  0 comments
Peter demonstrates how to use a press to ensure your veneer remains flat.
Mansoor Iqbal  |  Apr 11, 2011  |  0 comments
Peter trims the edges of the veneer before adding the lipping and crossbanding.
Mansoor Iqbal  |  Apr 08, 2011  |  0 comments
Low-fares and holiday airline Jet2.com has given Makita a ringing endorsement by equipping all of its airlines with the Japanese firm’s BCL180Z 18V cordless vacuum cleaners. More than 60 of the Lithium-ion powered tools have been delivered to the airline, complete with 3.0Ah and DC18RA smart chargers. Airlines can be a good barometer of tools of this ilk, as the turnaround between flights needs to be quick and efficient. Prior to its…

Mansoor Iqbal  |  Mar 20, 2011  |  0 comments
If you can't find Good Woodworking in your local newsagent, you can order a copy direct from 0844 848 88 22  PROJECTSSomething on the side: Brian Barber's evolutionary design process leads to a simple side table that is both attractive and pragmatic  Purple(heart) rules the head: Couple of hours to spare? Try Mike Riley's plane hammer project, the first instalment of our new Weekender series Brim full of…

Mansoor Iqbal  |  Mar 15, 2011  |  0 comments
When you buy quality, they say, it only hurts once; buy poor quality and you’ll end up paying twice – and that’s never truer than when you’re buying tools. The Mar/May issue of Practical Woodworking sees Andy King bring together his selection of hand and power tools – from spokeshaves to screw guns, and chisels to circular saws – that represent some of the best performance, quality and value for money in their…

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