Whether you need to move your tablesaw fence a few thousandths of an inch or craft a perfectly fitted mortise-and-tenon joint, you can see and control nearly invisible differences by using two of the most common and ancient tools around-a pencil and paper. Hendrik Varju demonstrates how to use these tools to get a waterstone truly flat, accurately taper a leg, fit a mortise and tenon, handplane a board flat, set up power tools and grinding equipment, and achieve perfect joints.

From Fine Woodworking #202