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Take a look at some handy hardware that makes assembling and disassembling projects a breeze.
A couple of traditional hand tools can take the hard work out of smoothing a workpiece.
When fast, precise tool setup is the goal, here's a simple accessory that gets the job done.
With help from a couple of shop-built jigs, you can make more than just the basic cuts.
This beautiful frame and easel is guaranteed to put a favorite family photo in the best light. After an enjoyable weekend in the shop, you'll be rewarded with a lifetime keepsake.
Page 21: Materials List
The Backer Top/Bottom (A) for the 8x10 frame should be 8" long, not 8 1/2" as originally printed.
Building this uniquely designed coffee table is guaranteed to teach you a couple of new tricks. You'll get a healthy dose of quality shop time along with a very stylish end result.
You might want to build this project for its classic appearance - or maybe for its practicality. But I think you'll agree, the real hook here is the challenging woodworking.
Page 39: Main illustration
The drawing incorrectly calls out the Outside Panel (CC) and the Inside Panel (DD) with the same length, 37 1/2". The inside panel should be 1" shorter, 36 1/2" long. It's listed correctly in the materials list on page 41.
Page 41: Materials, Supplies, and Cutting Diagram
The materials list shows one pair of Flush Bronze Hinges but you need two pair.
Page 37: Detail 'b'
The hole for the magnet and cup is incorrectly labeled as 1/2" dia. This should be a 3/8"-dia. hole.
Page 41: Supplies list
Two (2) 1/2"-dia. Rare-Earth Magnets W/Cups & Washers are listed. These should be 1/4"-dia.
Page 38: Detail 'e'
The type of screws needed to attach part 'A' to part 'S' were not given. Detail 'e' would be a good place to add the following callout: Use #8 x 11/4" Fh woodscrews to attach lower cabinet top to lower cabinet top panel.
Page 39: Body copy
Additional instructions for how to attach the upper and lower sections of the drop-front desk: As shown on page 34, you'll drill 14 countersunk screw holes in the Lower Cabinet Top (A). These holes are also visible (and easier to see) on page 35 drawing. When you attach the Lower Cabinet Top Panel (S) to the Lower Cabinet Top (A), you will use #8 x 1 1/4" screws through the 4 holes along the front edge only of the Lower Cabinet Top (A). There is a side view of this shown on page 38, detail 'e'. Now, when you go to attach the upper cabinet, you'll use the remaining 10 countersunk holes (they'll need extended through part S) and #8 x 2" screws. This is also shown on page 38, detail 'e'.
Here are the tips and tricks we use to guarantee perfect edging on plywood panels.
It's easy to tame tearout on the router table by following a few basic guidelines.
We'll show you how to give your project the time-worn look of a classic antique.
Page 46: Text
The article refers to a box-jointed pine tray. That project was from Woodsmith issue 182, not issue 183 as the article suggests.
You'll find that carving this traditional decorative molding is surprisingly simple.