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ShopNotes No. 107
A Look at Bevel-Up Planes
Drill Press Sharpening Station
Storage Cabinet Makeover
Utility Tool Tote
Best-Built Jigs & Fixtures
14 / Drill Press Sharpening Station
Turn your drill press into a precision sharpening machine. In just minutes, you’ll be able to quickly and easily put a razor-sharp edge on any chisel or plane iron.
24 / Storage Cabinet Makeover
Add some slide-in cases, shelves, and drawers to an ordinary steel cabinet and transform it into a customized tool storage center.
32 / Dealing with Glue Squeezeout
Glue squeezeout - it’s going to happen. Here are a few tips and tricks that show you the best ways to deal with it.
34 / Utility Tool Tote
This tool tote is a simple solution for organizing and transporting tools out of the shop. Plus, it doubles as a handy step stool.
40 / Layout Gauges
These one-of-a-kind gauges make accurate layouts a snap. And best of all, you can build them in just a few hours in the shop.
4 / Tips for your Shop
8 / Routing Perfect Profiles
Learn the best tips and techniques for getting great results when routing profiles.
Jigs & Accessories
10 / Hinge Mortising Made Easy
Here are four jigs that make routing hinge mortises quick, easy, and accurate.
12 / Changing Planer Knives
Smooth, tearout-free planing is just a knife change away. Here’s what you need to know.
Tips From Our Shop
22 / Shop Short Cuts
In The Shop
38 / A Look at Bevel-Up Planes
The key to great results with a hand plane is the right bevel angle. Is a bevel-up plane the solution?
Setting Up Shop
44 / 3 Table Saw Blade Storage Solutions
These handy organizers will keep your table saw blades close at hand and stored safely.
Mastering the Table Saw
46 / Making a Zero-Clearance Insert
This shop-made, low-cost accessory for your table saw is a great way to get clean, safe cuts.
48 / Getting a Grip on Sheet Goods
Moving sheet goods can be a pain. Here’s some back-saving gear to lighten the load.