One Gem of a JEWELRY CASE.

We know we’ve got a popular project on our hands when everyone we show it to “oohs!” and “ahs!” at first sight. That’s what we have experienced with this rose-accented jewelry case. Several women who have seen it sitting around our office area told us that they’d love to have one just like it. Imagine the response you’ll get when you present this project to its lucky recipient.

Note: You’ll need some thin stock for this project. Cut or plank thicker stock to size.

Let’s Begin With the Carcase


From a 1/2-thick piece of cherry, cut the carcase sides

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Grand stand for China.

It’s a shame to hide fine china in the cupboard, showing it off only on special occasions. Instead, give your heirloom dinnerware a chance to stand up and be counted, WOOD® magazine’s Jim Boelling, inspired by the shape of an artist’s pallet, set out to enhance the elegance of porcelain with the richness of finely crafted hardwood.

For Starters, Let’s Make The Plate Rests.

Note: Our china display will accommodate a five-piece place setting. You can build it as shown or reverse the cup/saucer position by reversing the pattern. Before you proceed, we suggest you make some mockup plate rests

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Flip-top cottontail

For Starters, Rough Out Your Bunny On the Bandsaw

1.To make a blank, rip and crosscut a 4×6 piece of 1 3/4-thick stock. (We selected cherry. If you have trouble finding stock this thick, you can laminate thinner stock.) Next, make two copies of the full-sized pattern shown on page 30, and adhere one of these to one face of the blank. (We used 3M Spray Mount, a spray adhesive you can buy at art-supply and crafts stores.) Using your bandsaw and a sharp Vs» blade, follow along the outside pattern line to cut the rabbit to shape, keeping your

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Daredevils Delight.


To make the fuselage (A), cut three pieces of 3/4-thick stock (we used oak) to 2 1/2 wide by 6 long. Glue and clamp the three pieces face-to-face, with the edges and ends flush.


Trim both ends of the fuselage lamination (A) for a 5 1/2 finished length. (We used a miter-gauge extension for support.)


See the pattern insert. (You could also transfer the marks to the lamination with carbon paper.)


Using a Forstner or spade bit, drill a 1 3/8 hole 1 deep in the top edge of the fuselage for the cockpit. Switch bits,

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Catch of the day.

Cutting board.

Looking for a cutting board with character? How about one that can add to your woodworking skills? Our flounder design, based on a well-known resident of the Atlantic Ocean, brings form and function into the kitchen. Use the fish’s tail for a handle when serving cheese and similar snacks, then clean and store the cutting board on the wall for a decorative touch.

You’ll find machining the recess for the maple insert a lesson in working with guide bushings.

First, Rout a Recess For the Inlaid Cutting Surface


Rip and crosscut a piece of 3/4-thick stock to

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Baffling bass

First, Fashion a One-Piece Fish.

1.Rip and crosscut a piece of l%-thick stock to 3 1/2X12. (We chose cherry.) Next, make two copies of the full-sized Side- and Top-View patterns shown on pages 12 and 13. Cut out the halves, and tape them together to make full patterns. Now, adhere a side-view pattern to one face of the stock. (We used a spray adhesive.)

2.Drill a W’ eye hole where shown on the pattern. (We used a brad-point bit and a backup board to prevent tear-out.) Next, bandsaw the side profile of the fish to shape, keeping your blade outside

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3D — printing for «dummies»

About 3D — printers today and write a lot more say. Like and planes are already printed, and organs for transplantation and an alternative to domestic mass consumption of «Ikea».

According to forecasts, these devices will soon be on the farm every civilized person. But while the cost — around 100 rubles Ltd., even the most civilized do not know which side to approach the topic of fashion. «MM» has decided to hasten the future and empirically establish step by step instructions on the development of 3D -pechati.

The object of the experiment was chosen to quickly to it

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A pattern perfect in the labyrinth of Banaras.

From sylvan surroundings to verdant plains to planning.

Civilization started when the wandering humans climbed down their arboreal dwellings and left the sylvan surroundings to settle in ever-replenishing alluvial plains in narrow to wide river valleys. In the valley plains, there is plenty of food and flood. The natural solution to the problem of flood is higher ground higher than the flood could submerge. Till today, this is the primary consideration to have a house or habitation to live. Varanasi popularly known as Banaras is situated over a natural levee along the concave and undercut left bank of the river

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Last gun Degtyarev

January 2, 2011 marks 131 year a day or birthday of the famous arms designer Vasily Alexeevich Degtyarev (1880-1949). He passed on the arms of our army a number of successful models of military small guns, but the greatest fame brought him guns. It so happened that his first prototype made at the Red Army, became a machine gun DP, the last — Manual gun RAP is the last generation. But the gun RPD is fascinating not only that — it's actually the first standard the new system of small arms generated by Lofty Russian experience of war, and

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Talent fingerprint


15.11.12.Na recently appeared in Togliatti apparatus that fingerprint identifies a person's ability, inherent Mother Nature. I decided to try a new method for yourself.

But first I will explain that this type of test is based on the science of dermatoglyphics, studying skin pattern on the fingers. It is believed that there is a relationship between this pattern and the structure of the nerve endings on the fingertips and, consequently, the structure of the nervous system. Novosibirsk scientist Alexander Zubarev dealt with this issue for eight years, attracted to the study of 4,000 people, and eventually developed a hardware

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