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  • AW Extra 9/13/12 - Restore an Antique Oak Table

    by Tim Johnson     Friday, February 20, 2009
    Restore an Antique Oak Table Thoughtful finishing and new leaves prepare this classic for the next 100 years. By Kevin Southwick This old table looks like a prime candidate for refinishing. Strip off the old finish, sand out all the dings and scratches...
  • AW Extra 10/17/13 - Turning Table Legs

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, October 15, 2013
    Turning Table Legs By Alan Lacer Turning four table legs that match may sound impossible, but it’s not. With these tried and true tips, and a little practice, you can successfully turn even the largest legs. And these same techniques apply when...
  • AW Extra 2//20/14 - Composing a Tabletop

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Composing a Tabletop Two ways to create a beautiful top. By Ian Kirby The top is the first thing people will see when they admire a table you’ve made. The selection and arrangement of the boards is a testament to your skills and sensitivity to the...
  • AW Extra 6/19/14 - Soup Up Your Router Table

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Soup Up Your Router Table By Dave Munkittrick Your router table will really sing with these great accessories. Like all good tools, our accessories will increase safety and improve results. Even though we designed them specifically for the Best Buy Router...