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Forum topic by WoodenRambo posted 11-25-2013 06:54 PM 699 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-25-2013 06:54 PM

My mother inlaw has asked for a woodworking magazine subscription for christmas. She likes to restore old furniture and build simple furniture (step stools, boxes, benches, etc.) Anyone have any suggestions on a magazine?

Thanks in advance.

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#1 posted 11-25-2013 07:28 PM

DIY Magazine has a lot of the kind of projects I think she might be interested in.

It’s more about the work and less about the shop.
It covers more than just wood working, like gardening, plumbing and basic electrical stuff, but there is a lot of wood working projects in it too.

-- Michael: Hillary has a long list of accomplishments, though most DAs would refer to them as felonies.

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#2 posted 11-26-2013 01:41 AM

The family handyman, has a lot of good tips in it, as well as easy doit it yourself projects and plans

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#3 posted 11-26-2013 02:06 AM

I like Woodsmith, Wood and Fine Woodworking. Out of these three I think Wood, Woodsmith then Fine Woodworking in that order for what she is looking for. I like Family Handyman also but it is not just woodworking.

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#4 posted 11-26-2013 03:38 AM

I second family handyman. Has a lot of more basic and functional projects.

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#5 posted 11-26-2013 11:05 PM

Third vote for Family Handyman.

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