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Cover ShopNotes No. 60

Air Compressor Caddy Air Compressor Caddy

Adjustable-Height Assembly Table Adjustable-Height Assembly Table

Auxiliary Fence Auxiliary Fence


Shop Project

6 / Air Compressor Caddy

Lugging around a “portable” air compressor can get to be a real chore. This caddy is the ideal solution for easily moving your air compressor and its accessories.

In The Shop

10 / Buying a Portable Air Compressor

Oil or oil-less? Single tank or twin? Learn what to look for when buying a portable air compressor. Plus, find out which handy accessories you need to have.

Feature Project

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14 / Adjustable-Height Assembly Table

Whether you need an extra assembly area or an outfeed support for a stationary tool, this adjustable-height assembly table is the answer. Our unique adjustment system makes raising (or lowering) the top a smooth task.

Tips & Techniques

22 / Six Solutions for Successful Ripping

Having problems ripping stock cleanly? Our six solutions will make the whole process a lot easier. They’ll come in handy whether you’re a seasoned pro or just a beginner.

Jigs & Accessories

26 / Auxiliary Fence

Adding a featherboard, a stop block, or a scrap face for “burying” a dado blade to a typical rip fence can be a real hassle. Not any more. With this auxiliary fence, adding any of these five must-have accessories is quick and easy.


4 / Readers' Tips

Shop-tested tips to solve common woodworking problems.

32 / Scenes from the Shop