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Tips & Techniques4

Page 6: Exploded view, detail b

The slot for the slider should be 1/2", not 7/16" as printed.

New Parallel-Jaw Clamps8

There's always a way to make a good thing even better. Two new clamps have the right idea.

Splinter-Free Crosscuts10

The table saw and crosscuts go hand in hand. Here's how to get the best possible results.

Drop-Front Storage Center12

Versatile storage and "country" charm all in an easy-to-build package. Here's a great weekend project that adds up to a well-spent weekend.

Page 17: Column heading in text

The column head that reads "BACK PANELS" should read "FINISHING."

Page 13: Materials & Supplies List

Only one pair of drop-leaf hinges is needed, not two pair as indicated in the materials list.

Page 15: Photo

The hinges depicted in the photo are not the same ones cited in the Sources section. The photo depicts Horton Brasses part number H-505, 2 7/8" x 1 1/4". The part cited in Sources, H-500 (antique brass drop-leaf table hinges) will work for this project.

Page 16: Instructions

The last sentence of the final full paragraph (with the subheading "Make the Drawers") should be changed to read: Once these things are completed, you can glue and screw the case together.

Wide-Screen TV Cabinet18

This design is as up-to-date as the gear you'll fill it with. Clean lines and straightforward joinery make it a great project to build.

Online Extras

Page 20: Main illustration

The dimension for the location of the dado in each of the two parts 'D' (Vertical Partition) is missing. The top edge of the dado should be 12-3/4" from the top edge and the bottom edge of the dado should be located 7-3/4" from the bottom edge of the Vertical Partition.

Page 27: Materials, Supplies & Cutting Diagram

In the materials list, part KK (Back Panel) should be 1/4 ply. - 22 3/4 x 69 3/4. The measurements shown in the illustration on the same page are correct.

Page 49: Source for self-closing hinges

The Lee Valley part number is 00B15.24, not 00B15.34 as printed.

Page 20: Illustration

The case top (A) should be 69 1/4" long, not 69 3/4" as printed. (The cutting diagram is correct.)

Page 22: Illustration detail B, front section view

The measurement on the left side (piece N) should be 4", not 4 1/8" as printed.

Shop Notebook28

Page 28: Photo

The hinges depicted in the photo are not the same ones cited in the Sources section for the drop-front storage center. The photo depicts Horton Brasses part number H-505, 2 7/8" x 1 1/4". The part cited in Sources, H-500 (antique brass drop-leaf table hinges) will work for this project.

Campaign Chest30

How about a project that combines traditional joinery and classic details into practical storage? It's guaranteed to take your skills to the next level.

Page 37: Cutting diagram

Two corrections. 1. Parts (A) and (B) form a glued up panel, so you don't need to cut four blanks from the board and glue them together again. Only two are needed from each of the top two boards. 2. In the third board down, part letters C and D are transposed. The materials list is correct.

Page 49: Source for case handle.

The correct case handle shown on the Campaign Chest is the Colonial Chest Handle available from Lee Valley (06W02.01).

Half-Blind Dovetails38

Get the fine craftsmanship of handcut dovetails without all the work. We'll show you how.

Driving Screws42

Learn a few tips and tricks that will make working with woodscrews a lot easier.

Sawhorse Upgrades44

Don't let your saw horses slack off. Check out a few great ways to make them work harder.

Success With Wiping Varnish46

Try this quick and easy finish and it might become your "go-to" choice for great-looking projects.

Q&A48

Insetting Brass Corners50

Perfectly mounted hardware is a sure sign of a true craftsman. Learn the simple secret.

Final Details52