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Tips & Techniques5

Jointing on the Router Table12

Folding Serving Tray18

The legs of this serving tray fold up for easy storage. But the real focus is on the intricate latticework in the center panel.

The walnut handles and frames were wiped with General Finishes’ Seal-A-Cell oil finish then sprayed with two coats of satin lacquer.

Cordless Tool Charging Station24

Corral your cordless drill and other tools with this convenient, wall-mounted charging station. It offers storage for up to four drills or drivers, with room for chargers as well.

  • Page 27: Figure 4a
    The height of the dado blade is shown as 1/2". It should be 3/8".

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Sliding Door Cabinet28

At first glance, this looks like an ordinary display case. But a clever design allows the two shelf units to slide apart, revealing a wine bar complete with a fold-out serving station.

The cabinet was sprayed with black lacquer. Then after a very light sanding, it was sprayed with two coats of satin lacquer.

The black lacquer is Clawlock Black Primer W37011, from M. L. Campbell. As a substitute for the black lacquer, you could spray paint the entire cabinet prior to finishing.

5 Plywood Shop Projects38

Part two of the plywood shop features a rolling shop cart, a pair of work supports, and a tool stand that can be easily customized into a router table.

The plywood shop projects were finished with General Finishes “Tuscan Red” milk paint. Nonpainted surfaces are finished with spray lacquer.

Craftsman Bed46

The open squares in the headboard of this bed give it a distinct look that matches the gentleman’s dresser we featured in Woodsmith No. 218.

  • Page 48: Figure 'f.'
    The thickness of the stub tenon on the end of part 'D' should be 3/8", not 1/2" as printed. Additionally, the width of the groove in part 'E' should be 3/8", not 1/2" as printed.
  • Page 49: Figures 3 and 4
    The depth of the cut in both details should be 5/16", not 3/8" as printed.

The plywood shop projects were finished with General Finishes “Tuscan Red” milk paint. Nonpainted surfaces are finished with spray lacquer.

Making Thin Panels54

Miter Saws60

The saw used in this article is the Bosch CM10GD sliding compound miter saw. The saw is available online or from local tool suppliers.

Mitered Case Joinery62

Shop Notes64