Dropfront Desk

All of the hardware items used to build the desk on page 32 are available from Lee Valley. The list includes the no-mortise hinges (00H51.23), steel shelf pins (00S10.52), shelf pin sleeves (00S10.62), card table hinges (00W23.01), drawer slides (02K62.45), bronze knobs (02W14.44), and the rare-earth magnets (99K31.01), steel magnet cups (99K32.51), and steel washers (99K32.61).

The solution used to antique the card table hinges came from Van Dyke's Restorers. And the desk was stained with three parts Zar Cherry Stain and one part Wood Kote Jel'd Stain (Cherry).

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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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