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ShopNotes No. 130
14 / Small Shop Finishing Station
Any shop will benefit from the fold-up design of this compact finishing center.
Best-Built Jigs & Fixtures
20 / All-New Crosscut Sled
Make repeatable, accurate cuts with our latest table saw accessory.
24 / Precision Layouts, Perfect Curves
A few tips and tricks are all it takes to make a smooth radius cut on any workpiece.
28 / Multipurpose Layout Tool
This shop-made tool is three tools in one. And you can make it in a weekend.
Dream Shop Project
32 / Campaign-Style Tool Cabinet
The compact footprint and modular design make this tool cabinet the perfect storage solution.
4 / Readers' Tips
8 / Rabbets for Perfect Joinery
With just a hand-held router, you can cut clean, smooth rabbets for precision joints.
Jigs & Accessories
10 / Dead-On Box Joints
The one-of-a-kind features of the Incra I-Box make it a snap to create tight-fitting box joints.
Materials & Hardware
12 / Secrets for Top-Notch Jigs & Fixtures
Learn about the best accessories for getting the most out of your T-track.
26 / Shop Short Cuts
Check out our shop-tested tips and techniques for solving your woodworking problems.
40 / Beaded Shiplap Backs
Give your next project a traditional look with a back made from solid wood.
In The Shop
42 / Veneer Flattening Essentials
Here are the tools, tips, and techniques you need to know to flatten any piece of veneer.
Setting Up Shop
44 / Lighting Your Shop
Shop lighting is the key to better results. Check out some simple strategies to do it right.
Mastering the Table Saw
46 / Box Joint Blades
These dedicated blades can take the place of your dado blade for cutting box joints.
48 / Choosing Workbench Legs
The secret to a sturdy bench starts with the legs. These ready-made legs are one solution.