In issue 80 of Woodworking Crafts you’ll find plenty to inspire and inform your crafts
In Projects, Kev Alviti makes a large bread bin with a built-in cutting board; Anthony Bailey uses his router to make a tea caddy; Francesco Cremonini makes a plywood guitar rack that combines function with style; Jim Robinson builds a set of stylish dining chairs on a budget; Mark Palma turns a simple tool handle; Fred and Julie Byrne make a bowl using just the scrollsaw and one piece of wood; Steve Bisco carves a floral panel; Alan Holtham combines a number of tricky techniques to put together a TV stand; James Hatter builds a garden gate; Theo Cook makes a pencil gauge from bog oak; Michael Huntley repairs an antique tilt-top table; and Tatiana Baldina uses multi-level chip carving to create a leaf design.
In our Techniques articles, Charles Mak shares some tips for upgrading your mitre saw; Derek Jones explains how to simplify mortise and tenon joints; Neil Erasmus reveals the secret to a perfect oil finish; Philip Cooke shows how to use a hand-drawn rod to create a simple A-frame; and Walter Hall gets to grips with portable thicknessers.
In Features, we meet Japanese woodworker, teacher and author Toyohisa Sugita; Nic Westermann explains how Lee Burton grew his interest in green woodworking into the non-profit Milkwood Project; we learn about Thomas Flinn’s centenary celebrations; we discover who won the Heritage Crafts Woodworker of the Year award; and Colin Sullivan looks at Stanley’s Odd Jobs, the tool with ‘Ten Tools in One’.
All this and more in issue 80 of Woodworking Crafts!