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xx   HOBBY

Construction of an inexpensive model airplane building board which has a cork-faced surface.
AERO MODELLER #736 Apr(2) 1997 (v.62) pg. 12

A work and display area for your hobby or favorite pastime features glass front display cabinet, work surface and storage drawers.
AMERICAN CRAFTSMAN Sep-Nov 1965 (v.1#2) pg. 62

Setting up an electronics hobbyist's workshop. Tips on power supply, lighting, test bench, construction bench, etc.
AUDIO AMATEUR 2/1994 [Jun 1994] (v.25#2) pg. 31

Photo shows hobby desk made from aluminum tubing frame and plywood and plastic laminated top. Dishpan drawers are mounted beneath the top. Est. cost: $45.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1971 (v.49#7) pg. 37

Ten pages of projects you can build using simple box construction. Includes photo of a two-sided hobby unit or office area. Doors close to conceal both sides.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1973 (v.51#4) pg. 91

Eight pages of photos and text show two "idea" rooms designed to accommodate many activities without looking cluttered. Plans can be ordered for building a crafts center, beverage storage compartment, sewing center, audio entertainment center, seating platform and wall lights.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1973 (v.51#10) pg. 84

How to create a family "craft place" workshop in an area 10x12-ft. An abundance of storage cubes, shelves and racks are included.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1976 (v.54#1) pg. 32

How to build a 12x16-ft. workshop and hobby center in a basement. Plans can be ordered.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1978 (v.56#1) pg. 62

Swing-open study desk for a bedroom does double-duty as a desk and vanity (or hobby center). Built from 1/2" plywood.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1983 (v.61#6) pg. 20

Attractive hobby corner is created by paneling the walls, building an L-shaped work counter, mounting shelves on the wall above the counter and building in-the-wall storage cabinets.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #177 Nov 1976 (v.26#9) pg. 34

How to build a one-wall storage area and hobby center.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #191 Jul-Aug 1978 (v.28#6) pg. 54

Tips on setting up a dream workshop. A hobby center full of ideas to build into a basement.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #198 Apr 1979 (v.29#4) pg. 26

Personal hobby center is designed for a coin or stamp collector. A wall-hung rack holds albums and a large desk unit gives plenty of workspace. Built from particle board and "Formica". Est. cost: $350.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #246 Feb 1984 (v.34#2) pg. 71, 76

Model building board (hobby tray) can be placed on top of a desk, kitchen table, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #253 Nov 1984 (v.34#9) pg. 78

Tip on making a magnifying table to facilitate working with small model parts.
FINESCALE MODELER Dec 1989 (v.7#8) pg. 80

The closet modeler. Create a modeling workshop that is adaptable to most closets and can be built in a weekend.
FINESCALE MODELER May 1998 (v.16#5) pg. 60

Building a portable modeling center. Wooden case opens to expose storage for paints and a selection of hand tools (knives, pliers, files, ...). Overall dimensions (closed): 17"x6"x16" tall.
FINESCALE MODELER Feb 1999 (v.17#2) pg. 60

Tip on incorporating both a self-healing cutting mat and a piece of glass into your model workbench.
IPMS/USA JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1997 (v.9#3) pg. 38

Simple knock-down workbench/desk is built from a single sheet of 3/4" plywood. Assembles without nails, screws or glue.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #511 Dec 1970 (v.66) pg. 68

Build a versatile T-bar or L-bar cabinet that serves as a hobby center, kitchen cabinet, workbench, refreshment bar, etc. Features a small built-in sink and lots of storage.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #562 Mar 1975 (v.71) pg. 52

Craft tables you can live with. How to set up a hobby area in a spare room, in a family room, or over a bed. Several ideas shown for storage drawers, work surfaces, etc.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #680 Dec 1984 (v.80) pg. 35

Build an inexpensive model maker's workbench from old dressers and doors. Some tips.
MODEL AVIATION Jun 1996 (v.22#6) pg. 76

A portable workbench for model makers.
MODEL RAILROADER Feb 1990 (v.57#2) pg. 124

Build your own mini-shop for modeling.
MODEL RAILROADER Apr 1991 (v.58#4) pg. 110

Build a practical home workshop. Design ideas and methods to personalize a shop for more efficient model building. Organization tips from a pro.
MODEL RAILROADER Jul 1991 (v.58#7) pg. 70

Jewellers' tools for miniatures. Part 1. (A) Pattern for a lightweight jeweller's bench which is ideal for working on miniatures. (B) Tools for holding material being worked.

Built-in hobby wall.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1964 (v.121#4) pg. 139

Fold-away hobby center is a compact wall cabinet that includes display space, tool storage and a fold-down work surface.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1969 (v.132#2) pg. 144

Remodeled basement becomes a multipurpose hobby room. It features a complete workshop, sewing center, and table-top photo studio. Lots of fluorescent and adjustable spot lighting. Sliding walls close off the shop area.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1975 (v.143#3) pg. 86

Build this in-the-wall or surface-mounted workshop or hobby center. A large cabinet (46" wide, 76" tall, 18" deep) with storage shelves in the doors and back and a workbench which drops down.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1983 (v.159#4) pg. 126

Home hobby center. A cabinet with lots of storage, a concealed workbench and built-in drafting table.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1966 (v.188#2) pg. 158

Desk features a lift-up top that reveals workbench and tool storage area for hobbies. A single pedestal unit with three large storage drawers and storage shelf. Built from two sheets of 4x8-ft. plywood.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1969 (v.195#6) pg. 130

Build a desk or hobby center into a 2-ft. deep closet (with sliding doors) not fully needed for a child's clothes.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1971 (v.199#3) pg. 95

Portable tote trays, stored on wall-mounted adjustable brackets, serve as storage for several model making or kit-building projects in process at the same time.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1971 (v.199#6) pg. 104

Attached to the back of a closet door, this fold-down table and storage shelves unit is made from just one sheet of plywood. Use as a hobby center, sewing center, craft center, projection center, etc.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1977 (v.210#1) pg. 102

Complex sewing or hobby center folds up into a cabinet that is only 12" deep, 36" wide and 46" tall. Includes a fold-down table, three drawers, and several compartments. Built from two sheets of plywood. A PS/APA Plywood Project Contest winner.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1979 (v.215#2) pg. 84

Closable, portable lap desk with adjustable rear legs that rest on the floor. Ideal for hand-active hobbies (fly tying, wood carving, stamp collecting, ...) that can be pursued while watching television. Built from 1/2 sheet of plywood. Winning design in the 10th annual Popular Science/American Plywood Assn. contest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1986 (v.229#2) pg. 90

Sportsman's desk or workstation features several drawers and small storage compartments. Ideal for a use in fly-tying, ammunition reloading, etc. The work surface measures 23"x82". Frame-and-panel construction is used for much of the construction of the top (overhead) cabinet, middle drawer cabinets, and desk/bottom cabinets. Overall dimensions: 84" wide, 73" tall, 24" deep.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #84 May 1995 (v.14#6) pg. 60, 33

Model maker's tool box. Several design ideas for building a portable tool holder and work surface for making models.
SCALE WOODCRAFT #3 Winter 1985-86 pg. 41

Wall-mounted work center with a two-piece "door" that folds down to become a workbench (24"x60") and hinges up to position a fluorescent fixture over the bench. The inside features drawers, shelves and swinging panels to store tools. Overall dimensions (closed): 36"x60"x16" deep.
SHOPNOTES #14 Mar 1994 (v.3) pg. 16

Versatile modular workbench is handy hobby center. Easily disassembled for moving. Built from four sheets of 3/4" plywood.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1983 (v.39#5) pg. 57

Stylish cabinet (hutch) incorporates a large fold-down table. Suitable for use as a sewing center or hobby center. Table and large storage areas are concealed behind attractive frame-and-panel doors. Overall dimensions: 76" tall, 35" wide, 23" deep. Table measures 24"x42".
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1985 (v.41#6) pg. 90