Caster

This ROLLING CART with locking casters makes a great two-for-one storage cabinet and outfeed setup. The cart is designed so the outfeed table on the planer equals the height of your tablesaw. This gives you a beautiful, long outfeed extension for the planer. Build up the cart so the top of a pair of 22 rollers equals the height of your saw. Now, your planer stand acts as an extension table for the saw, just as the tablesaw acts as an outfeed extension for the planer. There's lots of room under...

Auger

Upgrading these parts to stabilize the workpiece and operating the drill press at the optimal speed are the keys to success. I get first-class results with my tuned-up mortising attachment.That means I don't have to store a large, heavy mortiser that I would only use occasionally. On the drill press, I can slow the speed way down, too, so the bits don't screetch and smoke. Drill press mortising is slower, but it's much more pleasant, a lot quieter and much less...

Organize Your Tools

Organize Your Tools Woodwork

KEEP YOUR FIXED-BASED routers handy and ready to go with your favorite bits. Make this rack from scraps of 3 4 MDF or plywood. It measures 4 tall by 9 deep by 16 wide. Each slot measures 2 wide by 6 deep.To make the slots, just drill a 2 hole at the back of each slot and cut out the rest of the slot on a bandsaw. Router wrenches and extra collets fit nicely under each router. store your small tools in this simple,easy-to-build plywood cabinet.The shallow drawers are ideal for layout tools or...

Turning Table Legs

Turning Legs

Then place the prototype leg directly behind the blank for the remaining legs.By sighting along the upper horizons of both pieces, you'll simplify the process of repeating specific shapes. diameters and shapes start looking identical to the eye. Plus, slight variations add warmth and a human element that machine-made parts lack. Learn to trust your eye. After making the first leg to your satisfaction, place it immediately behind the next blank on the lathe. Learn to...