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ShopNotes No. 101
Choosing & Using Straightedges
Ripping at an Angle
Fine Tool Cabinet
Adjustable Tenon Jig
Dream Shop Project
18 / Fine Tool Cabinet
Fine tools deserve a special home. And this easy-to-build cabinet will display them in style. Plus, the innovative tool holders make it easy to customize the layout to suit your needs.
26 / Air Tool Station
Keep your air compressor, tools, and accessories close at hand with this rollaround cart. With loads of storage and an “air command center,” it’s ready to meet any task.
36 / Installing No-Mortise Hinges
Installing hardware is always a challenge. With these handy tips and tricks, guaranteed success is only a few steps away.
Best-Built Jigs & Fixtures
38 / Adjustable Tenon Jig
This table saw tenon jig slides smoothly on any rip fence. Another key feature is the replaceable stop for making cuts at 45° or 90° on the end of a workpiece.
4 / Readers' Tips
8 / 5 Must-Have Trim Bits
Bearing-guide trim bits are shop workhorses. We’ll show you which ones to get and why.
Materials & Hardware
10 / Power Options for the Shop
Getting power where you need it in the shop is a snap with these inexpensive solutions.
Jigs & Accessories
12 / Choosing & Using Straightedges
Here are a few handy tips for using self-clamping straightedge guides in the shop.
14 / Making Glass Pane Doors
A bridle joint is the key to making strong, great-looking doors on the table saw.
24 / Shop Short Cuts
Shop-tested tips and techniques to solve your woodworking problems.
Setting Up Shop
42 / Our Favorite Angle Tools
Learn about the best tools for laying out and setting up for accurate angle cuts.
Mastering the Table Saw
44 / Ripping at an Angle
The key to a perfect bevel cut starts with the setup. Here’s what you need to know.
46 / No. 1 Table Saw Accessory
Want more safety, control, and better results at the table saw? This accessory is the secret.
In The Shop
48 / Tuning Up a Tormek
Improve the performance of your sharpening station with a simple tune-up and new accessories.