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ISSUE ARCHIVES

NOV/DEC 2000
Volume 43 /  Issue 2

IN THIS ISSUE
Project Articles
Grandfather Clock, Part 2
Toy Crane
Chess Set

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Owner’s Gallery
Letters from Owners

Academy Notes
Six easy steps to squaring a board
 
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Service Pointers
 
Safety Tips
Dust Collection ­ It Shouldn’t be an Option!

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Feature Articles and Neat Stuff
You’ll Find Inside

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A Clockmaker’s Diary
 
The second of a three-installment series on building an heirloom-quality Grandfather’s Clock
 
In our second installment, we’ll build the waist assembly of the clock, then finish-up in our next issue of HANDS-ON !” with the base assembly.  Don’t miss next month’s final installment!

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A Woodworking Project You’ll Love To “Dig Into”
 
A wooden toy crane that’s fun to build and even more fun to play with ­ just in time for Christmas!
 
Here’s a great child’s toy that can be built in a single weekend and is guaranteed to be a big hit under the tree for any son or grandson.

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Get Your Turning Techniques In Check With This Handsome Chess Set!
 
Here’s a handsome set of turned chess pieces that you can sell with or without a playing board — it’s your choice!
 
There are lots of unique chess sets available today.  From Mexican onyx to cast pewter to imported ivory to plastic.  There are even some wooden sets...but most of these have been painted and lost their natural warmth.   These hand-turned chess pieces will bring a handsome price if you make them out of some exotic light and dark colored woods!