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Edition — Thanksgiving Day

Heirloom Project

Serving Tray

Part 2: Creating The Coves

The unique curved handles and cracker trays are key features of the serving tray. What's surprising is that these details are cut at the table saw. Don shares the tips and tricks for this great technique.

Woodworking Technique

Creating an Aged Finish

A great project gets even better with age. Craftsman Dana Myers shows how you can get the jump on a well-worn look with this technique. Some paint, some glaze, and a few well-placed dents and dings are all you need.

Woodworking Technique

Wood Hinges

You can make a wood hinge of any length with this easy-to-follow approach. Chris Fitch shows how to get the jog done at the table saw and router table. The result adds visual impact and a sturdy connection to your projects.

Shop Tip

Waxing Screws

Wax makes assembling a project with woodscrews much easier. However, a dry cake of wax doesn't stick well to the threads. Find out how to coat the threads and help your workshop smell better all at the same time.