Issue # 206 Table of Contents
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 Projects: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.
Overall Dimensions: 27" high x 22" wide x 22" deep.
If the adults want a version for their playtime, we've also got a larger version for them as well. The adult set requires just two sheets of pine plywood ...
There's a certain satisfaction that comes from using a tool you made yourself. And when it's as easy and inexpensive to make as this plane, you'll find yourself reaching for it again and again.
Finish Better in Any WeatherHow to choose and apply a finish when you can't time it with the ideal climate ...
How to Flatten Sharpening StonesOver 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 SquareOften underappreciated, a combination square does far more than just help you draw perpendicular lines ...
Woodworking on WheelsShop tricks you can learn from a war-hero-turned-wheelchair woodworker ...