Tech Tips

Pin Router in a Hurry

Clampa router table toa drill-press table and you've built a pin router! Besuretheaxesof the two machines line up. A steel rod or upside-down bit in the drill serves as the pin and raises or lowers with the quill.

David Jeffrey McKinleyville. CA

Hang It Up

Do you have a drawer full of unused pegboard hooks and a workbench full of stuff that won't hang on the hooks? You can make your own shelves or custom-fitted hangers out of wood, and hang them on the peg-

1. Adjust table 2. Drill mi Up precisely, and second hole, and tighten origine! insert machine hott screw and loch washer.

To Lock an Adjustment

Some adjustments never seem to stay adjusted. If they relv on the clamping power of a bolt in a slot, as is often the case with radial arm saw tables, they can be locked securely by drilling and tapping a second hole and inserting a machine screw with a lock washer. Just be sure you've got it where you want it, because the second screw allows no adjustment.

James e. Butterfield Clarksvillc. TN

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Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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