ShopNotes #63 2002-05-01

May 2002
Issue 63

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Table of Contents

Readers' Tips4

Shop-tested tips to solve common woodworking problems.

Chisel Rack6

Our new chisel rack makes use of a unique design (and a secret method) to keep chisels easily accessible and on display.

Sharpening with Diamond Paste9

Put a razor-sharp cutting edge on any plane iron or chisel in minutes with this new sharpening method.

Table Saw Accessory Shelf12

Keeping table saw accessories organized and close at hand has always been a problem -- until now.

Crosscut Sled16

A lightweight crosscut sled that's dead-on accurate? You bet. Plus, a couple optional accessories to make it even more useful.

Crosscutting Tips21

Get better crosscuts in minutes. We offer a few tips from our own shop for smooth, accurate crosscuts time after time.

Router Storage System24

Besides keeping your router bits organized and accessible, this storage system expands as your needs grow.

Online Extras

  • Router Storage System
    With a handy, revolving bit carousel on top and drawers below, this expandable storage system is the answer to all your router storage needs.

Spade Bit Tote30

Keep your spade bits stored and ready to go with this handy tote that you can make in an afternoon.

  • Page 31: Figure 2
    The Holder Blank dimensions should be 2 5/8" x 17 , not are 2 3/8" x 17" as originally printed. The text is correct.

Shop Talk32

Want to know the "in's and out's" of table saws? We cover the basics from benchtops to cabinet saws.

Tool Chest34

This issue's tool is the perfect example of getting what you pay for. When it comes to the "details," this tool has it all.

Scenes from the Shop36