Ripping The Laminations

4. Test setup by crosscutting one strip into six pieces and assembling a six-pointed star.

5. Adjust blade angle and fence until pieces fit perfectly, then rip stock for balls.

Ripped strip should be diamond shaped, with two 60° angles and two 120° angles. All four faces should be the same width.

3. Set fence so width of strip IWI equals length of beveled edge IB).

I. Tilt saw blade exactly 60 to tabletop.

Glue up inner star with 60° points facing center, then fit contrasting wood between the points to form a hexagon.

Secure hexagonal "log" with radiator-hose clamps until glue dries.

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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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