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ShopNotes No. 88
Sliding Carriage Panel Saw
Stacking Storage Totes
Dovetailed Shoulder Plane
Dream Shop Project
16 / Sliding Carriage Panel Saw
The secret to this panel saw is the unique sliding carriage for your circular saw that allows you to accurately cut full-size sheet goods — whether you’re crosscutting or ripping a sheet to size.
26 / Open Floating Tenons
You can create rock-solid mortise and tenon joints on your router table — with nothing more than a straight bit.
28 / Stacking Storage Totes
It’s difficult to combine quick and easy hardware storage with portability. These stacking hardware totes give you both.
32 / Dovetailed Shoulder Plane
The heirloom-quality of this shoulder plane is easily seen in the solid brass sides dovetailed to the steel sole. But it’s the micro-adjustable depth of cut that will have you using it again and again to fine-tune the joinery on your projects.
4 / Readers' Tips
8 / 5-Step Router Tune-Up
Been neglecting your router lately? All it takes is a quick “once over” to keep your router on the job.
Materials & Hardware
10 / New European Hinges
Learn more about a few European-style hinges that can come in handy for tricky situations.
Jigs & Accessories
12 / Patternmaker's Vise
Is a patternmaker’s vise the ultimate workbench accessory? Learn all about it and then you decide.
14 / Shop Short Cuts
30 / Metal Jeweling
Adding a decorative touch to metal surfaces is easy with this simple technique.
In The Shop
40 / Metalworking Tips & Techniques
Working with metal isn’t all that difficult. These tips and techniques will get you started.
Setting Up Shop
44 / Workbench Location
What’s the perfect location for a workbench? Find out what to consider before you decide.
Mastering the Table Saw
46 / Bending Plywood
We’ll show you a simple table saw technique for bending plywood into a smooth curve.
48 / Hearing Protection
Protecting your hearing is a must. Here’s what you need to know to do it right.