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The combination of wood and glass is hard to beat. Here’s how to make it work.
We'll show you how to get an even bigger bang from this common and versatile shop tool.
Take a look at a couple of jigs that take the guesswork out of routing perfectly spaced flutes.
A little time at the table saw and a simple jig is all it takes to make this traditional molding.
This eye-catching project gives you the chance to fill an idle weekend with a healthy dose of straightforward woodworking. You'll have the candle stands up and glowing in short order.
Page 18: Middle detail
The the routing direction in the detail is incorrect. The arrow should point the opposite direction, and the note should read: "NOTE: Move template clockwise around bit."
The unique look of these beautiful boxes is guaranteed to draw attention. But that's only part of the story. Building one or both is sure to raise the level of your skills a notch or two.
Page 26: Instructions and art for plywood top and bottom
Clarification: Because plywood is not a full 3/4" thick, when you glue up the six pieces each for the top and bottom panels, as the plans indicate, the panels will be about 4 1/4" wide -- not the 4 1/2" as the drawings show. To obtain 4 1/2" panels: (1) Start by trimming the outer ply off of each edge of the top and bottom panels. (2) Then glue another strip of plywood to each edge. Removing the outer ply lets you keep the same "dark/light" pattern in the plywood without creating a thick, "double" joint line. (3) Carefully trim each edge to create a panel that's 4 1/2" wide and keeps the handle centered in the top panel.
The classic design of this bookcase is a bit deceptive. The techniques, joinery and materials used to build it are thoroughly modern. It goes together easily and will last a lifetime.
Learn how to use these large bits to make factory-quality moldings on the router table.
When completing a project, hand sanding is the key to a smooth surface that's ready for finish.
Turn your circular saw into a real shop workhorse with just a few easy upgrades.
You don't need expensive equipment to apply a professional-looking sprayed finish.
Here's a simple technique that adds both strength and a traditional look to a project.