A Sliding Crosscut Table is one of the most useful accessories you can add to your tablesaw. With good outfeed support and an accurate crosscutting system, your saw will be as safe, accurate and versatile as any in the business.
A tablesaw tenon jig like the one shown here is easy to build and easy to use on any saw with a plain, unencumbered rip fence. The jig is designed to ride along the fence, offering sliding movement accurately parallel to blade as well as easy positioning for cutting centered or offset tenons, lap joints and bridle joints.
A Router Jig for Ovals and Circles with Infinitely Adjustable Independent X-Y Axes.
Springy fingers? Interestingly enough, the amount of flexibility in a feather board is inversely proportional to its effectiveness; the springier the fingers, the less likely they will control your stock when you really need them to.
About twenty years ago, Woodsmith Magazine published a drawing for an ingenious dowel-making system in their readers tips column. I am sorry to say I have never been able to identify which issue it was in, so I can not properly credit the reader who submitted the idea. Credit is deserved; this router jig works like a charm.
Scratch awls are a handy tool in the workshop. Select a piece of wood at least 1-1/2 inches – 2 inches square. The grain should run lengthwise down the blank, or the wood may break. Cut the wood blank to 2-3/4 inches, the length of the brass tube in the awl kit.
The mantel design for this particular project is built around a zero-clearance firebox with a stone surround, but it will work as well with any number of surround treatments like brick or tile.
In building a bookcase, woodworkers use the same basic principles they would use when building cabinets. In these free bookcase plans, you will learn how to make beautiful oak or pine bookcases while employing standard cabinet building techniques.
The dinghy measures 7 ft 10 inches x 3 ft 4 inches. This is an adaptation of old drawings to stitch and glue construction.
Build the simple Sturdy Step Stool shown on the right in just a few minutes with just a few tools using some 3/4 inch scrap boards!