Table of Contents
Mortises Made Easy8
Smooth, accurate mortises are easy at the router table. We’ll show you how.
Spiral Mortising Bit … 82652
Eliminate Rust with Wire Wheels10
Here's what you need to know about choosing and using wire wheels and brushes in the shop.
Go Mobile with Casters12
Make better use of the space in your shop by going mobile. The right casters make it a snap.
Compact Tool Shelf14
This wall-mounted shelf will keep your most-often used tools close at hand.
Infill Smoothing Plane18
Beauty and utility come together in this great-looking smoothing plane.
Logs to Lumber26
Use your band saw to turn backyard logs into specialty lumber perfect for small projects.
Shop Short Cuts28
Plywood Lumber Rack30
Cutting sheet goods down to size is a snap with this easy-to-use cutting rack.
A handful of parts and hardware is all you need to make your own precision router lift.
Page 35: Materials list - Set screws
The size of the six set screws used to adjust the fit of the guide tracks are incorrectly noted as 3/8"-16 x 3/4". The correct size is 1/2"-13 x 3/4".
Page 36: Figure One Callout
The size of the six set screws used to adjust the fit of the guide tracks is incorrectly noted as 3/8"-16 x 3/4". The correct size is 1/2"-13 x 3/4".
Page 52: Sources - Set Screws
The size of the six set screws used to adjust the fit of the guide tracks is incorrectly noted as 3/8"-16 x 3/4". The correct size is 1/2"-13 x 3/4". The McMaster-Carr part number is 94105A710.
Page 38: Figure 4 Callout
The drawing shows two carriage bolts as being 5/16"-18 x 2 1/2", but the actual length is 5 1/2". The materials list on page 35 shows the correct size.
Power and hand tools are a great one-two punch when it comes to cutting dovetails.
Traditional Oil Finishes42
Get a great look on any project with traditional, easy-to-apply oil finishes.
Tool Cabinet Makeover44
These five easy upgrades will turn any metal tool cabinet into a shop workhorse.
Dealing with Dust46
Corral the dust from your table saw with these handy tips and tricks.
Glue from a spray can? Here’s the latest in getting stronger bonds the easy way.
Scenes from the Shop52