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Cover ShopNotes No. 59

Modular Shop Cabinets Modular Shop Cabinets

Two Favorite Pull Saws Two Favorite Pull Saws

Sliding-Door Wall Cabinet Sliding-Door Wall Cabinet

Pegboard Tool Holders Pegboard Tool Holders


Feature Project

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6 / Modular Shop Cabinets

These cabinets are the ideal storage solution for any shop. Constructed with framing lumber, the modular design allows you to configure them to match the space in your shop.

In The Shop

16 / Two Favorite Pull Saws

If you’ve never used a pull saw, you’re in for a treat. They cut quickly and cleanly, with little effort. Here’s a look at a couple of our favorite types of pull saws.

Jigs & Accessories

18 / Pull Saw Miter Box

If you’re tired of splintering delicate moldings and small pieces with your power miter saw, take a look at this solution. This shop-made miter box allows you to make quick, clean cuts using a hand saw.

Shop Project

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22 / Sliding-Door Wall Cabinet

Make better use of your wall space with this clever cabinet. Sure it has lots of storage. But the sliding doors also double as a handy chalkboard and a spot for hanging up plans or notes.

Jigs & Accessories

28 / Pegboard Tool Holders

Pegboard can be found in just about any shop. But these tool holders make your pegboard work harder by organizing the wall space into versatile, customized tool storage.


30 / Cutting Perfect Half Laps

Half laps are often an ideal combination of strength and speed. Here are some step-by-step instructions to help ensure your success the next time you use this joint on a project.


4 / Readers' Tips

Shop-tested tips to solve common woodworking problems.

32 / Scenes from the Shop