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ShopNotes No. 102
Hacksaw Tips & Techniques
Tackle Box Tool Tote
Working with Leather
16 / Tackle Box Tool Tote
Learn the secrets to making the pivoting mechanism for this great-looking tool tote. It’s all in the technique and we show you how.
Dream Shop Project
24 / Cabinetmaker's Workbench
Put your skills to work with this classic workbench. Solid joinery and traditional features make it the perfect addition to any shop.
36 / Working with Leather
With some simple, inexpensive tools and these helpful hints, you can put this versatile material to use in your shop.
40 / Leather Tool Holders
Protect and transport your hand tools in these practical and easy-to-make tool holders.
4 / Readers' Tips
8 / Router Bit Setup
Take the guesswork out of setting up a router. Here’s how to make a perfect cut every time.
Materials & Hardware
10 / Choosing Drawer Liners
Find out what you need to know to protect your drawers and tools with a liner.
Jigs & Accessories
12 / Hacksaw Tips & Techniques
Follow these handy tips to get the most from this essential shop workhorse.
14 / Shaping Brass
We’ll show you the step-by-step process for getting great results when bending brass.
Tips From Our Shop
22 / Shop Shortcuts
Shop-tested tips and techniques to solve your woodworking problems.
Setting Up Shop
42 / Getting More out of Benchtop Tools
Maximize your shop space and work more efficiently with these helpful ideas.
Mastering the Table Saw
44 / Rip Fence Add-Ons
With a few accessories, make your table saw safer, more accurate, and even more useful.
46 / Shop Calculators
Adding up fractions is always a challenge. But with one of these handy helpers, it’s a breeze.
In The Shop
48 / Plate Joiner Tune-Up
Learn how to return your plate joiner to like-new performance. It’s easy to do.