I find it easier to apply finish to table legs or spindles before assembling a project. But keeping the workpieces off the bench while they dry is a challenge.
So I built a jig (photo below) that will hold legs or spindles of any length. It's just two, L-shaped brackets with evenly
Drill VU'-dia. counterbore in center of top for jack piston
¡Center platform applies pressure across surface
Lower nuts hold center up for workpiece placement
Base holds press in place
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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.