Tips & Techniques
Six tips from fellow woodworkers: 1) Jig for Cutting Thin Strips. 2) Right Hand Router Rules. 3) Pipe Clamp Extender, h) Table Top for Roller Stand. 5) See-Thru Clamping Block. 6) Starting Screws in Tight Places.
The curved top of this traditional Tambour Clock was made by gluing veneer over kerf-bent Masonite. A timely technique for a timeless design.
The key to successfid kerf bending is the spacing between the keifs and cutting the kerfs to the right depth. Use this techn ique to create classic designs.
1) Drawing a Partial Ellipse. 2) Re-sawing Face Veneer from Plywood. 3) Routing with a Pilot Strip. 4) Rabbeting without Chipout.
We made the "inlaid" legs on this table without doing any inlay. And the curved aprons a re keif-bent pi y wood. Aclassicproject, but modem techniques.
Tambour Clock page 6
Kerf Bending page 12
Curved-Front Table page 18
Flush Trim Bits
Winners of the wood storage contest. A two-part system for storing lumber and plywood. A fold-down plywood wall rack. Using bungee cords — and also spring poles — to keep your lumber neatly and securely in place.
Two flush trim router bits. With the pilot bearing on the top or the bottom, routing a pattern is fast and accurate.
Hardware and project supplies needed for the projects in this issue.
Flush Trim Router Bits page 30
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