Author: <span class="vcard">Jose Getty</span>

This handy portable leather sharpening kit can roll up nicely and be taken most anywhere. It is comfortable in the hand, feels soft and nice, and can let you sharpen most anything. The handy snaps let you keep it secure so it doesn’t come undone when you don’t want it to. With the three different sharpening stones, you can really do all the sharpening you need. You can do course grinding, refine it with the finer grain stones, and then…

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In this issue’s Feedback, a reader mentions the measurements he took of a bookcase. Personally, I keep a tape measure in the inside pocket of my winter coat (for measuring the depth of the snowdrifts I’m shoveling off my Minnesota sidewalks), as well as one in my purse for those random moments when you’re out and about and you just need to measure something (you never know!). I have one on my office bookshelves to help with project dimensions. (Coworkers…

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diy wood

Big solution for a small space!  This entryway shelf and bench combo is a favorite because it stores so much, looks beautiful, and is an easy build!   All 1x material – so no ripping plywood.  And no Kreg Jig required (although you can use yours if you have one!) Free plans follow.  Please share a photo via brag post if you build.   Thanks so much, Ana   NOTE: This plan has been updated.  If you need the old version of…

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