Mortise

IN THE LATE 19 H and early 20th centuries, the country general store carried a little bit of everything, including sewing supplies. Most stores featured a countertop cabinet whose drawers held dozens of colorful spools of thread. Most general stores are long gone, of course, but spool cabinets are still useful for anybody who sews or quilts. Old ones in good shape are rare, but reproduction labels and knobs are readily available for building new cabinets that look just like those treasured...

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Planers

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Glue the dowels and cut them flush (Photo 5). Plane the stock for the drawer faces (P). Make some extra pieces for test cuts. As with the top, make these pieces from the same board. Center and trace a drawer label onto the front of each face, then cut out the opening using a jigsaw. Using a bearing-guided cove bit with a 1 8 radius, rout a molding on the inside of each face (Photo 6). Do this carefully-you'll be cutting against the grain at times. Glue the faces to the...

Morris Chair

Sander to smooth their rough faces and reduce their thickness to 3 16. Spread glue on the laminations (Photo 4). I prefer Unibond 800 with medium tint catalyst (see Sources, page 65).This glue is specially formulated for lamination work it has a long open time, can bridge small gaps, and forms a very rigid glue line.Tape the laminations to the bending form to prevent them from shifting. Slide the form inside the vacuum bag, seal the bag, and turn on the vacuum pump (Photo 5). Once all the air...

Woodworkers

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Slick Way To Create Longtenon Joints

Rough-saw the rail tenons, using a bandsaw or tablesaw. 2. Establish the tenons'final thickness with a stub cope cutter. Make test cuts on both sides of a test piece to dial in the bit's height.This step automatically centers the tenon. 3. Rout the tenons, using multiple passes with the stub cutter. 4. Install the stacked bit, using one of the tenons you've routed to set its height. 5. Set the fence and rout the inside edges of the stiles and rails. 6. Chop mortises in the stiles. 2-Piece Entry...

Tool Rack

Slat construction and versatile hangers. WHETHER YOU HAVE an exquisite collection of antique tools or the latest in high-tech gear, this versatile wall rack stores them all within easy reach. It's easy to build and adapts to fit virtually any wail space.The 48 by 48 rack shown here is made from poplar, but any hardwood or combination of hardwoods will work. Each tool hanger has a bottom groove that allows it to slip snugly onto any of the slats.This nifty feature makes the hangers easy to move,...

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Muntin Making

BOTTOM RAIL 1-3 4 x11x 29-1 4 BOTTOM RAIL 1-3 4 x11x 29-1 4 The key to this project is a new router bit set designed expressly for French doors see Router Bit Set for Making French Doors, page 47 .This set features specialized bits that allow making rails and muntins with long tenons, for strong and sturdy mortise and tenon joints. You'll also need a router table equipped with a mid-size router at least 2-1 4 hp with variable speed control, a tablesaw.a bandsaw, a jointer and a planer.To make a...