|Quick, Easy, and Accurate Dado Jig|
Construct this jig in a few minutes from scraps of plywood or hardwood, then use it to cut dadoes that fit the mating pieces snugly.
Build this simple and sturdy cabinet with only two joints: dadoes and rabbets cut with your router.
|Super-Simple Kid′s Table & Chairs |
Build the entire set in one day from a single sheet of MDF!
|Bonus Plan! Plywood Patio Table & Stools|
Stylish when you need it, stores flat when you don′t.
|Make Your Own Block Plane |
Build an heirloom-quality tool using just scraps and a plane iron.
|Floating-Top Table |
It looks like this table′s top has no visible means of support thanks to an airy design.
|Finish Better in Any Weather|
How to choose and apply a finish when you can′t time it with the ideal climate.
|How to Flatten Sharpening Stones|
Over time, sharpening stones wear more in the middle than along the edges. Ditch the dished-out areas and keep your tools flat-out sharp.
|Get the Most From Your Combination Square|
Often underappreciated, a combination square does far more than just help you draw perpendicular lines
|Cut Clean Grooves Without a Dado Set|
Save time and hassle by making the cuts with a combination or rip blade.
|Woodworking on Wheels|
Shop tricks you can learn from a war-hero-turned-wheelchair woodworker.
|TOOLS & MATERIALS|
|Wise Buys: Brad-Point Bits|
Our editor′s test three brad-point drill bit sets.
|Must-Have Tablesaw Safety Gadgets|
Working safely at the tablesaw means keeping your workpiece under control and your hands a safe distance from the blade.
|Shop Test: Random-Orbit Sanding Discs|
We reduced 2 cubic feet of poplar to dust to find the top-performing abrasives for your random-orbit sander.
|Tool Review: Portable Air Compressors |
We tested 11 units in search of one that will handle most woodworking-shop needs.
Palm-size routers, no-kink compressor hose, more.