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ShopNotes No. 114
16 / Roll-Around Shop Cart
The handy features built into this mobile cart make it a must-have for any size shop. The outfeed supports can be adjusted to suit a wide range of needs. Plus, the clamp rack and two drawers offer valuable storage.
24 / Shop-Made Hand Planes
This pair of finely crafted hand planes covers the bulk of your planing needs. They won’t take much time or material to build. But you’re sure to find yourself using them every day.
34 / Sharpening a Plane Iron
Try your hand at sharpening a plane iron without a honing guide. Here’s a simple and fast technique for a razor-sharp edge.
Best-Built Jigs & Fixtures
36 / Multipurpose Taper Jig
This shop-built jig will handle tapers, angles, and ripping a straight edge. Best of all, you can build it in an afternoon.
4 / Readers' Tips
8 / Making Raised Panel Doors
All it takes is a set of templates and the right router bits to create striking, shaped doors. We show you how to get the best results.
12 / Rigid JobMax
For all-around usefulness, you won’t find more bang for the buck than this versatile multitool.
Materials & Hardware
14 / All About Woodscrews
There are more things to consider about screws than length. Here’s what you need to know.
22 / Shop Short Cuts
Check out our shop-tested tips and techniques for solving your woodworking problems.
In The Shop
42 / Layout Tips & Tricks
Learn a few handy ways to get more use out of an ordinary framing square.
Setting Up Shop
44 / Must-Have Small Clamps
Every shop needs clamps. We’ll show you a set of clamps suitable for any size shop.
Mastering the Table Saw
46 / Custom Table Saw Sleds
You can improve the results you get at the table saw with a simple sled design. Build one, two, or three to suit a number of tasks.
Jigs & Accessories
48 / Drill Doctor & Work Sharp
Put a sharp edge on a wide range of drill bits and cutting tools with these products.