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Tips & Techniques4

Kitchen Work Center6

With its solid maple construction and strong mortise and tenon joinery, this work center can stand up to any kitchen task. Plus, a large drawer and a pair of slatted shelves offer convenient storage.

Pastry Board15

Here's a project you can build in an evening out of scrap wood. It conveniently hooks over a countertop or work center and makes an ideal place for rolling out pastry dough.

Shop Notes16

Classic Picture Frames18

One look at these gorgeous frames, and you'll think they came from a custom frame shop. But all three profiles are created with nothing more than a table saw and a router. We'll show you how it's done and give you some tips on framing your picture as well.

Serving Tray26

Despite the elegant look, the molded sides of this tray can easily be made in your shop. And don't worry about assembling the tray. You'll learn how to get perfect results when it comes to cutting the compound miters and gluing up all the pieces.

Cutting Coves on a Table Saw28

At first glance, it seems hard to believe that you could cut a sweeping cove on a table saw. But you'll discover the secret and get all the information you need to make professional-looking cove moldings.

Stacking Collector Cases30

The drawers and open shelves on these cases are great for storing and displaying your favorite keepsakes. But the really interesting feature is the way the cases stack together like building blocks.

Final Details36