Supplies

(15) 6 x 1 Va Fh wood screws (4) 3 T-dia. Button Plugs (4) W-d a. End Grain Plugs * (1) l-dia. Knob w Screw With the cookbook rack complete, I built the small recipe drawer to fit in the opening under the shelf. FRONT BACK. To begin, I cut a front and a back (E) to size from ' > -thick stock, see the drawing at right. I sized these pieces to leave a Vib gap at the top and a V32 gap at each side, (My pieces were 3 x 5ll ifi,) Next, to hold the sides of die drawer, I cut x A rabbets along both...

Table Saw Stand

This sturdy, mobile table saw stand has several unique features that mal lt e it a great addition to any shop. Let's tace iL Table saws lake up a lot of room. And since shop space is always at a premium, we designed this stand so tbat it would be mobile. This way, it can be rolled out of the way when you need some extra floor space or need to park your car . MOBILITY, Mobility isn't hard to add to a tool stand just add casters to the base and away you go. I added four swivel casters to this...

Detail Carving

1 After making a photocopy of the pattern, use an iron to transfer the design to both the hardboard template and the drawer front. 2 After cutting out the oval and sanding the template smooth, attach it to the drawer front with carpet tape and rout the oval outline. page to a piece of l i-thick hard-board. An easy way to do this is to make a photocopy of the design and iron it onto the hardboard, see Step 1, 1 used the same method to transfer die pattern to the drawer front. Then I cut out the...

Cookbook Rack

Wooden Recipe Book Rack

This cookbook rack is designed with features that make it as functional as it is attractive. But its still simple enough to be built in a weeJ lt end. oming up with ideas for design-'ing a cookbook rack wasn't difficult. I just had to mention that we were building one, and I was flooded with plenty of suggesdons. Make it small enough to be able to sit on my counter .but big enough to hold my favorite cookbooks. And a small drawer for recipe cards would be especially handy. Also, can you come up...

Keyhole Slot Hanger

Keyhole slot hangers are great for hanging mirrors or pictures, but locating die position for the wall mounting screws can be difficult. Recently, Ihituponasoiu-tion using push pins. Just slide a pin into each keyhole slot and then use Scotch tape to hold it in place. Now position the mirror or picture right where you want it on the wall. Then lightly press the pins into the wall. The pins leave tiny holes so that you know just where to install the mounting screws. Insert push pin in slot and...

Half Blind Dovetails

Hen ii comes to drawer joints, nothing can beat a dovetail for strength and beauty. But on a formal-looking project like the display case see page 6 , I didn't want the ends of the dovetails to be visible from the front. So I decided to use half-blind dovetails instead. With a half-blind dovetail, the pins of the joint aren't cut completely through the drawer front This way, the drawer front overlaps the ends of the tails, concealing them from view. At first glance, you might think that cutting...