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ShopNotes No. 121
14 / Compact Tool Shelf
This wall-mounted shelf will keep your most-often used tools close at hand.
18 / Infill Smoothing Plane
Beauty and utility come together in this great-looking smoothing plane.
26 / Logs to Lumber
Use your band saw to turn backyard logs into specialty lumber perfect for small projects.
30 / Plywood Lumber Rack
Cutting sheet goods down to size is a snap with this easy-to-use cutting rack.
Best-Built Jigs & Fixtures
34 / Router Lift
A handful of parts and hardware is all you need to make your own precision router lift.
4 / Readers' Tips
8 / Mortises Made Easy
Smooth, accurate mortises are easy at the router table. We’ll show you how.
Jigs & Accessories
10 / Eliminate Rust with Wire Wheels
Here’s what you need to know about choosing and using wire wheels and brushes in the shop.
Materials & Hardware
12 / Go Mobile with Casters
Make better use of the space in your shop by going mobile. The right casters make it a snap.
Tips From Our Shop
28 / Shop Short Cuts
40 / Hybrid Dovetails
Power and hand tools are a great one-two punch when it comes to cutting dovetails.
In The Shop
42 / Traditional Oil Finishes
Get a great look on any project with traditional, easy-to-apply oil finishes.
Setting Up Shop
44 / Tool Cabinet Makeover
These five easy upgrades will turn any metal tool cabinet into a shop workhorse.
Mastering the Table Saw
46 / Dealing with Dust
Corral the dust from your table saw with these handy tips and tricks.
48 / Spray Adhesives
Glue from a spray can? Here’s the latest in getting stronger bonds the easy way.