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Tips & Techniques4

Cherry Console6

Straight, clean lines give this console a contemporary look. But don't let the simple appearance fool you. With its frame and panel assemblies, open shelves, and "framed" drawer fronts, there's plenty of woodworking that goes into this project.

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Page 8: Detail drawing of end stiles on left edge of page

The measurement 3/8" appears but in all cases it should be 1/2".

Page 8: Figure 2

The measurement 3/8" appears but in all cases it should be 1/2".

Page 8: Figure 3

The measurement 3/8" appears but in all cases it should be 1/2".

Page 13: Figure 14

The measurement from the edge of the drawer for the ring knob is shown to be 7" on the drawer front. The correct measurement is 4".

Shop Notes15

When To Stain Cherry16

Most woodworkers appreciate the rich, dark color of "aged" cherry. The question is -- are you willing to wait for it to happen naturally or are you going to help it along a little?

Craftsman Wall Shelf18

Quartersawn oak, and mortise and tenon joinery with a few classic details thrown in -- this shelf is the perfect project for you to build in a weekend or two.

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Dado Blades22

Get an upclose look at dado blades and learn how this important table saw accessory can improve your woodworking. Plus, find out which type of dado blade is the best value for your money.

Shop-Made Beaded Panels26

An ordinary bit and a router table are all it takes to make custom beaded boards for the storage bench. But don't stop there. This great detail can be used to dress up a lot of other projects too.

Beaded-Panel Storage Bench28

Here's a project that throws the traditional mortise and tenon joint a few curves -- but it won't throw you. The construction is straightforward, and we'll walk you through each detail of this unique bench step-by-step.

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Page 35: Sources

The router bit sourced from MLCS should be part number 6430, not the 6431 as originally printed. The 6430 bit is the proper 3/16"-radius bit used in the article on page 28 and in the technique article on page 26.

Final Details36