Mitering The Ends

Once you've glued the two arched molding strips together you're faced with another interesting challenge. How do you cut clean, straight miters on the ends of a piece that's 11 2 thick, 511 2 long, and shaped like a boa constrictor And, if that's not enough of a problem, the two miters have to be the correct distance apart or the molding won't fit the cabinet. mitering carriage. To solve all of this, I approached the last problem first. I figured if I could cut miters the correct distance apart...

Leg Rails

While the angled legs on this high-chair make it very stable, angles can be confusing to work with. To lessen the confusion, I worked with only one angled part of the highchair at a time. I found it easiest to start with the leg rails first. cutting the rails. To make the six rails, start by cutting W-thick stock for the upper After I finished cutting the rails and marking the mortise locations. I started working on the high-chair's legs (D). cut the legs. Since all four legs (D) are the same...

Dovetail Layout

Dovetail Layout

After reading about dovetails in Woodsmith No. 66, here's another method for designing and laying out through dovetail joints. One of the toughest jobs in laying out dovetails is visualizing how they will look on the actual workpieces. For example, to help visualize how the dovetails will look on the corner of a drawer, I draw them out on a 3 x 5 index card. Cut the card the same height as the drawer, see Fig. 1. Then draw a line down the center of the card. This represents the corner of the...

Shelves

Routering Wood Moldings Stop Chamfer Bit

After all the moldings were attached, I made the 3 4 plywood shelves W , see Fig. 14. cut to size. To determine the size of the shelves, measure the inside of the case. To allow for edging, I cut the shelves to width 2 less than the depth of my case. Then cut the shelves Vs less than the distance between the divider and the cabinet side. tongues. After cutting the shelves to size, the next step is to rout tongues on the front for the edging strips, see Fig. 14. For more on edging plywood, see...

Highchair Hardware Package

A hardware package for the Highchair is also available. The package includes all hardware needed to build the highchair. plus a three-piece safety strap, and the hardware used to mount the tray spring-loaded latches that swivel the tray out of the way, see the photo on page 32 . Highchair Hardware 767-100 Highchair Hardware Package 19.95 1 Full-Size Patterns of the seat back and template for routing the tray recess 10 lW-Long 40mm Confirm t Knock-Down Screws 2 Tray Latches with Mounting Screws...

Mortising Table Complete

There is also a complete ready-to-assemble kit that includes everything listed above plus the pre-cut plywood. The plywood is Baltic Birch 13 ply. W-thick with the threaded inserts already installed. All you have to do is cut a slot for your miter gauge and an optional hole to fit your shop-vac hose. Then glue and screw the parts together and mount the router to the phenolic base. Mortising Table Kit 767-200 Complete Mortising Table Kit 74.95