Two simple pieces of MDF is all it takes to help tackle two issues that trouble router tables; dust and noise. Adding the back panel and door you see here is a straightforward upgrade to the ultimate router table and also gives it a cleaner look. This alternate design option is available to download in this Online Extra. This project appeared in ShopNotes Issue 100.
A router table can be as simple as a flat plywood top clamped to your workbench with the router bolted to it. But a router table is such an important tool that it deserves a permanent place and a few more features, like this router cabinet. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra. This project appeared in ShopNotes Issue 100.
Adding glass panels to the doors on the wide screen tv cabinet creates a more contemporary look to this stylish piece of furniture. Go to this link and open up Issue 61. TV Unit.
This 1 page document provides the cutting diagram for the interlocking tool box project that appears in the Australian Woodsmith magazine Issue 62. Go to this link and open up Issue 62 Toolbox CD.
This is a one page document that contains the cutting diagram for the High End Tool Chest that appeared in the Australian Woodsmith magazine Issue 64. Go to this link and open up Issue 64 Tool Box.
This tool cabinet proves that a great-looking project can be easy to build and completed in a short amount of time. At its heart is a grooved back panel that accepts a variety of custom tool holders. The back is wrapped by a simple case with an open display shelf. A pair of glass pane doors keeps out dust and still lets you see the tools inside. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra. This project appeared in ShopNotes Issue 101.
This is a 7 page PDF file detailing how to build this picture frame project.
Build this auxiliary table saw fence and mating saddle for supporting stiles and other workpieces, as shown in the photo.
Applying a wainscot is very easy and straight forward. It can be applied directly over a sheet-rocked wall or over beaded plywood for a more dramatic effect. The key to a proper joint is…
In days past, most carpentry and trim or finish work was done with hand tools, and carpenters carried their tools to the site in a handmade wooden box. Here we show you how to build a solid, old fashioned tool tote box.