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Tips & Techniques5

Casters10

Installing Barrel Hinges16

Board Games18

Each one of these three classic board games folds up for storage or travel. They incorporate similar construction techniques, so building one or all three is a snap.

  • Page 64: Main Illustration and Detail 'a'
    In the main illustration and detail 'a', several dimensions are incorrect. The length of the template sides and ends are too long by 1/4".

I purchased the deck of cards and stones for the mancala board at a local hobby store. I used a wipeon oil for the mancala game board. The checkerboard is stained with General Finishes “New Pine” and “Java” gel stains. The cribbage board is stained with a mixture of three parts Zar cherry stain and one part Wood Kote Jel’d stain (cherry). Then it (and the checkerboard) was sprayed with two coats of lacquer.

Table Saw Storage Cart24

This simple cart provides flexible storage options for your commonly used table saw accessories. As an added bonus, it features a pair of sleds for crosscutting and miter cuts.

  • Page 29: Cutting Diagram
    Part "D" in the 1/2"x7"-84" board layout should be labeled "E" instead of "D".

The storage cart was finished with two coats of lacquer.

Miterless Picture Frames30

Looking for an attractive, easy-to-build project for a last-minute gift? Any one of these three picture frames will fit the bill. And the best part is that you won’t have to cut any miters.

  • Page 33: Items A & B
    In Material & Supplies, items A & B were printed as follows: A Stiles (2) 3/4 x 3 - 12 1/2; B Rails (2) 3/4 x 3 - 4 1/2. They should read: A Stiles (2) 3/4 x 3 – 9 1/2; B Rails (2) 3/4 x 3 – 7 1/2.
  • Page 33: Main Illustration
    In the main drawing at the top of the page, the dimensions for the stile and inlay are incorrect. They should be 9 1/2. The dimension for part A in the materials list should also be 9 1/2.

The glass, turnbuttons, and sawtooth hangers for the frames were purchased at a local hardware store. The Craftsman frame is finished with two wipe-on coats of General Finishes Arm-R-Seal oil and urethane topcoat (satin). The modern frame has no stain on the stiles and rails and uses ebony dye by General Finishes on the inlay. Then I sprayed on a couple coats of clear lacquer. The Asian frame has lacquer only.

Auxiliary Vise34

This multi-purpose vise mounts into an existing dog hole on the top of any workbench to provide a range of clamping options that you won’t find in traditional bench vises.

  • Page 40: Note
    The note at the top of the page on peening metal parts refers to page 66. It should refer to page 65.
  • Page 40: Side View Illustration
    No dimension is listed for the 2nd set of upper holes on the side view of the side plate. The dimension should be 3 3/8".

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Hall Bench42

Storage is the order of the day with this hall bench. But the detail that will most likely catch your eye is the reclaimed barn boards that are used for the back and door panel.

  • Page 44: Figure 1, Detail 'a'
    Figure 1, detail 'a' at the bottom of page 44 should show 7/8" from the back edge instead of 1".

The barn boards for the hall bench were purchased online from Midwest Barn Boards. Before installing, they were finished with two coats of lacquer. After priming the bench, it was painted with two coats of Benjamin Moore “Aura” in Amherst Gray (HC-167).

Dovetails on the Band Saw52

Rabbets on the Jointer56

Tools for Metalworking58

Avoiding Tearout60

Zero-Clearance Inserts62

Shop Notes64

  • Page 64: Main Illustration
    The length of the jig ends and template sides is incorrect. The jig end should be 6 1/2", and the template side should be 12".

Acme Threaded Rod66