Andy King’s back on the cover of GW217! And what’s that in his hands? A brand new plane from Stanley? That’s right, Andy’s managed to secure another Good Woodworking exclusive, with a first look at the new Stanley Premium No.4 smoother plane, the first in an up and coming range of Premium Planes. At less than £100, it’s much cheaper than its high-end rivals, but can it match them for quality? Find out inside.

There’s plently more in the new issue, of course. Take a look at the contents below!

TECHNIQUE
Shooting veneers with Ben Plewes, using a handy shooting board

Back to Basics – why is it so important to use face and edge marks with any woodworking project?

Turning Essentials - Sarah Thirlwell provides some novel lessons in how two interesting finishing techniques

PROJECTS
Maloof-style chair
Simple turned vessels
Build-your-own trophy!
DIY plate rack

PEOPLE & PLACES
Hand Tool Show at West Dean College
Axminster carving course – what did we learn?

TOOLS ON TEST
Magnetic Based Pencil Holders
Veritas Large Spokeshave
Rutlands Bormax Forstner Bits
Colt Five Star HSS M2 Pen Drill

READER OFFER - The Woodworker’s Techniques Bible
Paul Forrester’s brilliant new book at a special discount price

COMPETITION - 25 Milwaukee gift bundles to be won!