Issue 85 of Woodworking Crafts – out now!


In issue 85 of Woodworking Crafts you’ll find plenty to inspire and inform your crafts

In Projects, Riccardo Paoletti uses the kumiko technique to make a panelled table lamp; Charles Mak makes a batch of animal-themed door stops; Mark Palma brings a modern approach to the traditional five-board bench; Kevin Alviti builds a new chicken coop; Louise Biggs restores a tea caddy; Amber Bailey uses her treadle fretsaw to produce a set of marquetry cameos; Michael Pekovich builds a wall cabinet with simple joinery; Anthony Bailey makes a solitaire board; Alan Holtham designs a freestanding vanity basin unit; Fred and Julie Byrne use their scrollsaw to turn a photo into a piece of art; Anthony Bailey uses his routing skills to make a classic three-legged stool; and Walter Hall makes two nest boxes for garden birds.

In our Techniques articles, Derek Jones demonstrates making sliding dovetails on the router table; and Jim Hooker considers the magic of working with hand tools.

In Features, we celebrate the winners of the Wood Awards and the Heritage Crafts Woodworker of the Year; Dave Western researches the history of Welsh lovespoons; we learn about the remarkable life and work of carver Ronald Ellis, aka The Aeroplane Man; we mark the Chinese year of the dragon with a showcase of wooden dragons; and we learn about Wasteless Wonderland, a collaboration between Hemingway Design and Emmaus Bolton that highlighted the importance of reusing materials in furniture.

All this and more in issue 85 of Woodworking Crafts!

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