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ShopNotes No. 105
Essential Tools for Tapping Threads
Modular Garage Storage
Table Saw Small Parts Jig
14 / Shaping a Smooth Curve
Learn the secrets to making quick work of shaping a radius or a roundover by hand.
16 / Heirloom Calipers & Dividers Set
A perfect layout is a snap with these dividers, compass, and a pair of calipers. The metalwork is easy and the results are stunning.
24 / Modular Garage Storage
With this modular storage system, you can customize the number and size of the components to suit your needs perfectly.
Best-Built Jigs & Fixtures
34 / Table Saw Small Parts Jig
This precision fence system makes it easy to rip and crosscut very small workpieces.
42 / Sharpening Stone Storage
Protecting your sharpening stones is important. These simple storage boxes are the perfect project for a weekend in the shop.
4 / Readers' Tips
8 / Mastering Lock Miter Bits
Build mitered drawers and boxes without the hassle. Learn the tips for getting great results.
Materials & Hardware
10 / Must-Have Jig & Fixture Knobs
The right knob can improve how well a jig works. Here are some things to consider.
Jigs & Accessories
12 / Essential Tools for Tapping Threads
A tap and die set comes in handy in the shop. Take a look at how to get the most from it.
Tips From Our Shop
22 / Shop Short Cuts
Try out these shop-tested tips and techniques to solve your woodworking problems.
32 / Assembling a Frame and Panel
Cutting the joinery is only half the job. Find out the keys to assembling a door successfully.
In The Shop
40 / Motor Wiring
Is there an advantage to wiring for 240v vs. 120v? Here’s what you need to know.
Mastering the Table Saw
46 / Preventing Kickback
These simple steps are all it takes to minimize the chance of kickback at the table saw.
48 / The Latest Cool Tools
Take a look at the newest tools for making your time in the shop more productive and enjoyable.
50 / Q&A
Have a woodworking or shop-related question? Send it in - the editors will answer it here.