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Magazine Holder
Basic Description This holder will organize your magazines in a simple and elegant way. A hanging pouch neatly holds your reading material so that it is off the table, but always within easy reach. The fabric is easily removable for cleaning and the whole project goes together rather quickly. You can customize the look to compliment your decor or add extra tiers for increased capacity.
Materials Wood, dowels, glue, screws, fabric, finishing oil. A complete material list is provided below.
Tools Table saw, jigsaw or bandsaw, disc sander, sewing machine or thread and needle. If you are using rough lumber you will also need a jointer and thickness planer. A complete tool list is provided below.
Cost The plan itself is free! Estimated cost of materials: $18
Time 3 hours
Difficulty Easy
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the project plan begins here

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The first step involves acquiring the necessary materials and proper tools. It is best to get everything prepared before commencing because you become free to progress without unnecessary interruptions.
front view of magazine holder

Material List

Item Qty. Description
#1 varies wood. amount varies based on shape and size of holder you choose to make. in the version we describe in this plan, we used 3/4" x 6" x 36" or 1 1/2 board feet (2 x 15 x 90cm) cherry.
#2 3/4" x 48"
(2 x 120cm)
hardwood dowel rod more info (doesn't need to exactly match the wood in the rest of the project because most of the dowel surface is covered by fabric).
#3 - wood glue, preferably polyurethane glue more info
#4 - finishing oil more info or paint with primer
#5 6 #8 x 1 1/2" (M4 x 40mm) wood screws
#6 2 - 4 mounting screws and finish washers - the length and number depends on your mounting situation
#7 1/2 sq. yd.
(1/2 sq. meter)
#8 - thread

Tool List

table saw more info
jointer more info and thickness planer more info if you are using rough lumber
scrollsaw more info or jigsaw
drum sanding attachment more info for drill press more info or spindle sander more info
drill press or drill with 3/32" (2.5 mm) drill bit
disc sander more info
router more info, preferably mounted in a router table, along with a 3/4" (20mm) straight router bit more info

We recommend that you read through the entire plan and especially the design considerations section before acquiring/assembling all of the requisite tools and materials. There are several options with this project, and it is most prudent to be fully informed of them before making design decisions.

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