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Woodsmith Issue 128 cover image

March 2013
Issue 128

Must-Have, Low-Cost Tools
Page 10: Source for 5-oz claw hammer
After the issue went to press, Lee Valley discontinued their 5-oz claw hammer. A similar 7-oz. hammer is available from MyHomeHardware.com, sku 16750.
3-in-1 Drill Press Upgrade
Page 20: Figure 1
The illustration indicates that the wheel axis should be 1" up from the bottom edge of the cleat; however it should be 1" from the bottom of the base (1/4" up from the bottom of the cleat).
Page 20: Figure 1
The 3 1/2" dimension on the right-end of piece B (Cleat) should be 1 1/2".
Page 20: Figure 2, Detail A (Side view)
The 3" dimension should be 3 1/4" for the cutout to clear the wheel.
Page 20: Figure 1
The 1/4" x 2" lag screws w/washers should be 3/8" x 2" lag screws with washers. This also requires that the axle bore in the wheels be enlarged from 1/4"-diameter to 3/8"-diameter.
Page 19: Front View illustration
The illustration shows a screw driven in from below (from storage cabinet base to storage cabinet). This screw should be driven in from above (from storage cabinet to storage cabinet base).
Page 21: Various items
Part (F) should be as follows: 3/4 x 5 3/4 - 19 3/4. Part (N) should be as follows: 18 1/8 x 2 15/16 - 3/4 Ply. Part (Q) should be as follows: 18 1/8 x 5 7/16 - 3/4 Ply. Part (T) should be as follows: 18 1/8 x 7 7/8 - 3/4 Ply. There are 8 identical 3" wheels (listed as two separate groups of 4 wheels). (4) 1/4" x 2" Lag Screws should be (4) 3/8" x 2" Lag Screws.
Benchtop Tool Caddy
Page 17: Figure 4, detail B
The dimension of 19 1/2" shown on the trammel is incorrect. The correct dimension is 8 7/8".