Lee Valley Tools  Woodworking Newsletter
 Vol. 2, Issue 6
 July 2008
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A Practical Alternative to Making Drawers Using Hand Tools
A Practical Alternative to Making Drawers Using Hand Tools
On one end of the drawer-design spectrum is the handcrafted drawer that features half-blind dovetails and a piston-like carcass fit. On the other end is the butt-jointed, glued and screwed together approach. This project fits comfortably in the middle, producing a solid-looking drawer that doesn't require the time and skill necessary to cut dovetails, and that also takes advantage of the convenience and practicality of using slides. Read more...
Scale Model of a Satellite
Scale Model of a Satellite
How much room does a space engineer have to incorporate woodworking into his daily job? Plenty. Building satellite models is more than just a hobby for this rocket scientist. His projects aid in the design process of real satellites, and can even assist in the planning and analysis of complex space maneuvers. Read more...
The Easy Curve
Incorporating arcs into your project designs can add an elegant touch to your pieces. Here are some suggestions on how to calculate and draw them accurately. Read more...
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Original Incra® Jig

Original Incra®
Dovetail a Drawer DVD

Dovetail a Drawer
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