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Check out this update to a classic children’s toy that’s perfect for young and old alike. All of the pieces are larger, making the parts easier to handle. And simple jigs speed up the process of making a complete set of identical parts.
Upgrade your drill press in a weekend. Then you can quickly drill holes to an accurate depth more precisely. This add-on also makes setting a sanding drum to a specific position a snap.
Every home has an item or two out of reach. Build this elegant step stool and you’ll never have to worry about safe and stylish access to a high shelf, sink, or countertop.
The step stool was stained with a mixture of three parts Zar cherry stain and one part Wood Kote Jel’d stain (cherry). Then it was sprayed with two coats of lacquer.
Get more from your angle grinder by turning it into a metalworking station. The sliding feature of this benchtop unit makes any grinder not only more useful but also more accurate.
The metal parts below were purchased
from All Metals, Inc.:
Steel Bar Channel … 1" x 1/2" x 1/8" x 24"
Steel Hot Rolled Flat … 1/8" x 4" x 24"
Steel Leg Angle … 1" x 1" x 1/8" x 24"
Most parts were painted with Krylon Rust Protector Hammered Finish spray paint in Charcoal Gray. The slide rail was sprayed with lacquer. The fence was painted with red spray paint.
There’s not much call for an icebox these days, but the need for a storage and serving center exists in many homes. This cabinet provides a much-needed solution in a timeless icebox design.
The icebox was stained with Golden Oak from Old Masters. When the stain was dry, it was glazed with a mixture of four parts Burnt Umber and one part Van Dyke Brown using Glazed Effects by General Finishes. Finally, it was sprayed with two coats of satin lacquer.
You can find a variety of 32mm hardware and accessories wherever cabinet supplies are sold. The drawer slide spacers were supplied by Woodworker’s Hardware. To download the Process 32 document from Blum, go to: http://d1.blum.com/BEC003/process32_td_dok_bus_$sus_$aof_$v1.pdf.