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Summer 2012 Cover


Kid Cave
A playhouse is the start of many childhood adventures. —Dan Michie

Turn & Flip
Build this simple toy for some challenging fun. —Steve Maxwell

Lakeside Lazy-Boy
Recline in style on this Muskoka chair with a footrest. —Cathy Dalrymple

Gateway to the Garden
Frame the entrance to your green plot of plants. —Steve Maxwell

Sunset Bleacher
The perfect seat for the perfect view. —Paul Lewis & Steve Maxwell

Rings Around the Yard
An easy project for hours of summer fun. —Steve Maxwell

Home Improvement

10 Reno Tips
Grab your white hard hat; you’re the foreman. —Geoff Carpentier

Front Door Makeover
Small changes can transform your entranceway. —Jodi Avery MacLean


Editor’s Notebook
Celebrating our man behind the scenes. —Douglas Thomson

Big-wood wisdom: Three tips for getting outdoor structures right. —Steve Maxwell

Paul’s Place
It’s quoit a game. —Paul Rush

Ask a Pro
Paul Lafrance solves a deck dilemma.

Mystery Tool
A clamp that keeps frame corners flush.

Finish outdoor projects with a paint sprayer.

Readers’ Test
Four handsaws are put through their paces.


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