FREE PLANS
Build a boho table
Build a boho table

This table can be quickly and easily disassembled so it can travel with you. If you like the look of the table, but don’t need it to be portable, that’s an easy fix.

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TIPS/TECHNIQUES
Referent-based design
Referent-based design

How is it that we learn to create? Is it possible to learn creativity? Is there a skill set from which aspiring artists and designers can extract the tools needed to realize their vision?

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WOODWORKING VIDEO
How to apply a beautiful shellac finish

Rob Brown, editor of Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement magazine, shows how easy it is to create a beautiful shellac finish on wood.

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FREE CONTEST ENTRY
Win a MPOWER SBS triple diamond stone sharpening station
Win a MPOWER SBS triple diamond stone sharpening station

Enter for your chance to win a MPOWER SBS 6-stage sharpening system.

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FROM ROB'S BENCH
Shellac: The best finish ever?
Shellac: The best finish ever?

Shellac is a traditional finish that has been used by furniture makers for centuries and remains beneficial to woodworkers today.

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PRODUCT REVIEW
Ryobi P322 HP Airstrike 18 ga brad nailer
Ryobi P322 HP Airstrike 18 ga brad nailer

Untethered Nailing Performance

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Mysteak lumber

HOME IMPROVEMENT
Build an interior door
Build an interior door

Building a set of doors is a great way to customize the interior of your home. Design options are almost endless, and it doesn’t take much time or effort to build solid, timeless doors.

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TOP TEN LISTS
Top 10 power carving tips
Top 10 power carving tips

Getting into power carving is like opening up an entire new woodworking world. Sculpting and shaping wood in three dimensions is fun, and will leave you with stunning projects that will turn heads.

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CURRENT ISSUE
Issue 142 February March 2023
February March 2023

On sale in stores now

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SPONSOR PRODUCT
Festool Canada releases new TSC 55 K cordless track saw, delivering top-of-the-line precision and innovation
Festool Canada releases new TSC 55 K cordless track saw, delivering top-of-the-line precision and innovation
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The new TSC 55 K has added even more features to this durable tool, most notably Festool’s proprietary kickback stop technology.

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Know Your Tools
Rasps and Files
Rasps and Files

Files and rasps allow you to carefully remove small amounts of material with a freeform approach, mainly on concave and convex edges. These shaping tools help create and fair gentle curves, fine-tune edges and reduce the amount of sanding needed on some small, rough, 3D surfaces.

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MEET THE MAKER
Seth Christou
Seth Christou

Calgary, Alberta furniture maker Seth Christou on sketching, woodworking books and cringing at his past designs.

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