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Swivel-Head Duck Decoy

Swivel-Head Duck Decoy

Duck decoys are no more than carved and whittled imitations of the real thing. The word decoy comes from the Dutch words kooj and koye meaning to lure or entice. Though old accounts suggest that decoys were first used by…

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Teddy Bear Bank

Teddy Bear Bank

When I was a kid about six years old or so, I was obsessed with money! Or as my brothers would have said—still say—I was a “Mr. Mean,” a scrooge, a tightwad, a hoarder, a miser. Whenever my relatives came…

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PLANT SHELF

PLANT SHELF

Smart gardeners don’t wait for the ground to thaw and the air to warm before starting their spring gardening. The first seeds are always sown inside the house in a spot that gets plenty of sunshine. Unfortunately, space is usually…

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FOLDING TRAY

FOLDING TRAY

This generously sized tray can be used separately or placed permanently on the folding stand. The classic design and rich walnut go well with either contemporary or country furnishings. Cut all stock to size according to the dimensions provided. Glue…

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GATELEG TABLE

GATELEG TABLE

This gateleg table is elegant enough for indoor dining, yet light enough to be carried outdoors when the occasion arises. It opens up to a surface area large enough to accommodate four people and is the perfect project to show…

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WORKBENCH

WORKBENCH

Any home handyman knows the value of a workbench. This one provides plenty of workspaces, a large shelf, and a perforated peg-board backing for hanging tools. The tabletop is made of a 3/4″ waf-board covered with 1/4″ hard-board. The workbench…

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