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The music coming out of a smartphone’s speaker isn’t the greatest. This quick and easy project gives the speaker a boost and ensures that your tunes are heard loud and clear.
With this simple jig, you’ll be creating both inside and outside threads that match perfectly. A threaded metal rod is the key to creating both sets of threads.
Wood canisters have been used for generations for all types of storage. The threaded lid is a great way to secure the contents inside without using any hardware.
The three canisters shown on page 30 were made with contrasting materials: (front to back) maple/padauk, walnut/padauk, and maple/bocote. The cork applied to the bottom was purchased at a hobby store.
Whether you’re sitting or standing, adjusting the top of this desk is a snap. Plus, shop-built hardware keeps the surface of the desk rock solid during use.
The adjustable desk was finished with three coats of lacquer.
This classic tool cabinet features great looks and top-notch storage. But it’s the woodworking techniques you’ll learn while building it that will stand the test of time.
The tool cabinet was finished with two coats of General Finishes Oil & Urethane Topcoat in semigloss, applied with a brush.