In issue 78 of Woodworking Crafts you’ll find plenty to inspire and inform your crafts
In Projects, Mitch Peacock builds a hanging birdhouse; Kevin Alviti comes up with a space-saving router table for his busy workshop; Dave Western explains the symbolism of traditional lovespoons and shares a project for beginners; Lisa Shackleton blends colour into a pyrography design of a peacock’s feather; Derek Jones builds a wall-hanging tool cabinet; Alan Holtham makes framed and panelled doors; Jerry Carpenter completes the mobile base for his new lathe table; Matt Long builds a workbench seat from plywood; Anthony Bailey makes a shelving unit; Paolo Frattari makes four beautiful yet economical chairs; Michael Huntley restores a Georgian table; Jim Robinson creates a simple ‘W’ peg board; and Fred and Julie Byrne design a set of cute figures for a nursery mobile.
In our Techniques articles, Charles Mak explains the uses of the simple but versatile right-angle bracket; Walter Hall guides us around the pillar drill; Richard Findley tries his hand at ring turning; Anthony Bailey explains how to use cabinet scrapers; and Vic Tesolin demonstrates drawbore mortise and tenons.
In Features, the Waverley Abbey yew is revealed as the nation’s Tree of the Year; we showcase the winners of the Wood Awards; Peter Wood tells us about the courses on offer at the Greenwood Days centre; Carol Anne Strange researches the Celtic tree calendar; Daniel Carpenter of Heritage Crafts tells us about the organisation’s fascinating and challenging work; Randy Maxey reports on the latest technology unveiled at the IWF 2022; and we get the latest news from the WorldSkills competition.
All this and more in issue 78 of Woodworking Crafts!