Table of Contents
Using Edge Guides8
Follow these tips to get more use out of this essential router accessory.
We'll give you the rundown on what to look for to get the best results with dowel joinery.
Doweling jigs are available from a number of mail-order sources. The jigs used in the testing were obtained from the following sources.
Load-Lightening Lid Stays14
Choosing the right lid stay for your project is just a matter of understanding the options.
Notch & Tenon Joinery16
A classic look and strong joints are only a few saw cuts away. We’ll show you how.
Band Saw Template Jig18
This upgrade speeds up the process of making multiple contoured workpieces.
Shop Short Cuts22
Wall Mounted Tool Cabinet24
Here's your chance to build a storage cabinet worthy of showing off your favorite tools.
- Horton Brasses
11⁄2" x 2" Hinges … PB407B
1"-dia. Knobs … K-12
Drop Side Tool Tote30
There's more to this tote than meets the eye. You’ll find ample storage space hidden inside.
Secrets to Locating Hinges36
Learn how to make your project look its best with these simple guidelines and tips.
Router Table Dovetail Key Jig38
This easy-to-use jig allows you to add decorative splines to a miter joint.
Page 38: Figure 1, and detail a
The Backer (B) is dimensioned at 2 1/4" wide but should be 2" wide (to match the dimensions shown in Shop Short Cuts on page 22). This will affect detail 'a' in the same drawing. The 1 1/8" dimension should be changed to 1".
Riffler Rasps & Files42
Find out what makes these tools a "must-have" for fine detail and cleanup work.
You can find rifflers individually or in sets from several online suppliers including Lee Valley and Rockler.
Handy, Hardworking Awls44
We'll get right to the point on understanding and using the different types of awls.
Page 51: Sources
A source was omitted. On page 45 there is a photo of some gimlets but no source was listed in the Sources section of the issue. The gimlet can be purchased from Lee Valley, part number 33J20.01.
Choosing the Right Rip Blade46
There's more than one type of rip blade. Here's how to find the blade that suits your needs.
Pocket Hole System48
This new jig makes quick work of creating strong and sturdy joints.
Scenes from the Shop52