Easel Slot

To accommodate different sizes of frames, the easel on page 18 has an adjustable clamp. The clamp slides in a slot in the support arm. Using a 3/i6"-dia. straight bit, I routed this slot in two passes, raising the height of the bit in between.

I began by drawing stop and start lines on the fence of my router table (Figure 1). With the bit raised half way, I lowered the workpiece onto the bit at the start line and routed to the stop line. To complete the slot, simply raise the bit and repeat the process Figure 2.

Raise bit for second pass

Raise bit and repeat procedure to complete slot

Raise bit for second pass fu—


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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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