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Table of Contents

Tips & Techniques4

Sanding Profiles & Contours8

Take a look at a few handy accessories that take the drudgery out of sanding curves.

Compact Routers10

These mighty routers offer a surprising range of features in an easy-to-handle package.

Hardware Installation Jigs12

Here's a quick and accurate way to add knobs and pulls to your projects.

Marking Gauge14

Here's your chance to work on an interesting project that you'll also be able to put to use in your shop nearly every day.

Sliding Door Wall Shelf18

Simple, knock-down construction and a clean, uncluttered look guarantee this practical project will go together in a flash.

Page 21: Text

In the copy with the bold lead "Fasteners." In the first paragraph, the last sentence currently reads: "Then all you need to do is turn the case with a Phillips screwdriver to pull everything tight." It should read: "Then all you need to do is turn the cam with a Phillips screwdriver to pull everything tight." In the next paragraph, the last sentence currently reads: "I glued and screwed each shelf to a it’s rail and then attached the sides to the shelves and rails, adding the center divider in the process." It should read: "I glued and screwed each shelf to its rail and then attached the sides to the shelves and rails, adding the center divider in the process."

Contoured Keepsake Box22

Building this attractive lidded box will give you a chance to pull out all the stops. The small size keeps it all manageable.

Page 27: Materials, Supplies & Cutting Diagram

Two Corrections: (1) The continuous brass hinge should be 780mm, not 800mm as originally printed. The part number on the sources page is correct. (2) The supplies list indicates just one piece of veneer for the lid; however to cover both faces requires two pieces.

Page 27: Materials List

Clarification: The continuous hinge from Lee Valley calls for a #2 screw, but for this project we used a #1 screw because it was a better fit. The materials list and sources information are both correct.

Page 27: Cutting diagram

The cutting diagram shows a piece of 12" x 48" plywood is needed for the bottom and lid panel. However the piece should be 12" x 24".

Shop Notebook28

Entertainment Center30

Don't let the large size fool you. Classic details, no-fuss joinery, and low-cost materials come together in a great-looking project.

Online Extras

Page 51: Sources

The catalog number listed for the hinges is incorrect. The correct number should be 00B15.34.

Page 33: Materials, Supplies & Cutting Diagram

The Supplies section calls for three 48" x 96" sheets of 3/4" Birch plywood; however the project requires five sheets.

Page 33: Materials, Supplies & Cutting Diagram

The project requires three sheets of 1/4" plywood, not two as originally printed.

Plywood on the Table Saw42

Learn the secret to cutting perfectly sized project parts from full sheets of plywood.

Shoulder Planes44

Find out why his classic plane is one of the most valuable hand tools in the shop.

Using Paste Wax46

This easy-to-use product offers a great way to protect and enhance the look of your projects.

Scratch Stock48

Create custom beads and other molding profiles with this traditional shop-made tool.

Q&A50

Final Details52