The packrat in me has been overcome by lack of space and the
convenience of the computer. I barely find time to read the new
magazine when it comes out, much less paw through the old ones. I
have about 124 back issues of WOOD magazine that need to find a good
The earliest is issue 16, published in April, 1987. They are almost
sequential, with a skip here and there until November, 1999, with a 3-
year gap until November, 2002. They pick back up in November, 2002
and run until issue 177, in May, 2007 with several missing issues here
and there. Present and accounted for are issues 16-20, 22-55, 57-100,
102-114, 116, 119, 145-148, 150-158, 160-163, 166, 168-174, 176,
These are used magazines that have been read, tossed around, thumbed
through, etc. A plan or two (but not many) may have been ripped out
if it suited me. At least one issue is missing its cover; you get the
I figure the whole stack weighs in about 60 pounds. Shipping UPS
won't be cheap, and I ain't goin' down to the part of town where the
freight yard is without a knife and a gun.
I haven't gone back to them to look for projects in years, but I can't
bear to throw them out. I'd like some fellow woodworker with more
room and time to have them.
Does anybody want them bad enough to pay shipping?
"I'd rather expect the best of people and be wrong than expect the
worst and be right."