HowTo Cut Thin Strips

To cut the thin strips needed for the laminated legs, first install a good rip blade on your table saw. Then just set your fence a hair wider than Vg and rip the strips. Make sure to block attached to the fence. With a 100-grit sleeve on the drum, all you need to do is pull each strip through the drum to leave a smooth, flat surface ready for glue-up. use a push block with a small heel to safely hold the thin pieces. Now you can remove the saw marks by using a sanding drum on your drill press...

HowTo Put a Straight Clean Edge on Rough Stock

FIRST Make a straight line on workpiece Cut to within Vs of line with a jig saw One of the first tools you think of to put a straight edge on hardwood is a jointer. But if it's a long board or has a really rough edge, this can be a challenge. Hie good news is you can adapt the two-step technique mentioned above for use on hardwood boards drawings at right . To remove most of the rough edge, I like to use a jig saw. This way, I can cut away defects without any danger of kickback. Then you can...

Adding the

Wood Inlay Minerals

In toward the center and install a V-dia. straight bit. The epoxy will adhere to the channel very well, so you only need to rout a Via-deep groove. You can rout this groove in a single pass. Refer to page 28 for the details of adding the epoxy inlay. When I need to cut a circle, like the top for a table, I reach for my router and a trammel. There are a couple good reasons why I like this method. First, it's quick and easy to set up and make the cut. But, more importantly, it cuts a perfect...

HowTo Stub Tenon and Groove

After the doors are as- Two-Pass Grooves. Centered grooves in Stub Tenons. I switched to a dado blade the stiles and rails can be cut by flipping the buried in an auxiliary rip fence to cut the sembled, use a dado blade to cut grooves workpiece end for end between passes. stub tenons on the door pieces. to hold the tongues on the side stiles. He clearance at the top and bottom. The doors are flush to the sides of the case and there's a Ms gap between them. THE JOINERY. Now...

Custom Fit Chisel Rack

Chisel Storage Ideas

After routing an ogee profile on the edge, use a dowel wrapped in sandpaper to sand the holes. First, Score. Start the tapered hole by scoring the top surface with a Forstner bit. the scored outline to center a smaller through hole. A Tapered Hole. Next, I tilted the scroll saw table and cut around the scored hole. Finally, a Tapered Slot. Finish the job at the table saw by cutting a tapered slot into each hole. V NOTE Bead molding -prj is cut to fit after frame is assembled note Rout stopped...