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Table of Contents

Tips & Techniques4

Buying Veneer8

Not sure what to expect when mail-ordering veneer? Learn how to get what you want.

Routing Dovetails10

We'll show you what to look for in a dovetail jig and some tips on getting perfect-fitting joints.

Working with Glass14

A few tools and some proven techniques take the mystery out of cutting and shaping glass.

No-Miter Picture Frames16

These stylish frames feature simple joinery and won't take a lot of time or materials.

Shop Notebook28

Page 29: Template detail drawing

The measurement from the bottom edge up to the second line is printed as 6 1/8" but it should be 5 7/8".

Page 28: Template Detail drawing in left margin

The width of this piece can't be 4-5/8" if the width of the assembled jig is about 5-1/2", as shown in the main drawing (also on page 28). The width of the template should be 5-1/2" as well.

Tip and Turn Table30

There's no mistaking the classic look of this table. Its standout features include striking veneer, a "birdcage" mechanism, and a pedestal base.

Online Extras

Page 34: Third illustration.

Two incorrect measurements. The distance from the end to the first dado printed as 5 1/4" but should be 4 3/4"; the distance from the end to the second dado printed as 6 1/8" but should be 5 5/8". (Image corrected for bound volumes.)

Page 1: Materials List (Online Extra)

In the cutting diagram, part letters H, I, J should be changed to to G, H, and I respectively to match up with the materials list. Note: The version currently available on woodsmith.com is correct.

Page 1: Materials List (Online Extra)

Column (B) should be listed as 3-1/2" wide instead of 3-7/16". Note for readers: The measurement falls out of the process for making the column on page 34. The beveling shown in the center drawing should be made so the 1-3/4" measurement is centered over the opening, i.e the centerline of the blank. This ensures a symmetrical blank and hole.

Router Table Joinery40

We tried out some joinery bits with great results.

Online Extras

Task Lighting42

Five inexpensive lamps that shed new light on your shop and woodworking projects.

Perfect Pieces on the Table Saw44

Accurate, consistent results everytime.

Mixing Your Own Stain46

Can't find the perfect wood stain color? Learn to mix your own and get the color you want.

Q & A48

A Tapered Sliding Dovetail50

We'll show you why we used this unique, locking joint on the tip and turn table and how you can put it to use in your projects.

Final Details52