Marc Adams shares his tips for safe ripping and crosscutting, including jigs to beef up your miter gauge, a good crosscut sled, and a zero-clearance insert.
Master craftsman says good local choices abound
For smooth surfaces and intricate elements, a little practice makes perfect
What you need to know about these superior tools
Hinged side rails are the secret
Clever process creates innovative inlay
Do it right, and the results will amaze you
Prep work and sharpening are different with laminated steel
Q:I’ve occasionally misdrilled the hole for a hinge screw so that it’s just a bit out of alignment. What’s the best way to fix the mistake? Quinn Larson, Greenfield, MA…
Q:I recently rotated some of the cutters on my jointer’s segmented cutterhead. Now one of the rotated cutters is cutting slightly deeper than all of the others. What happened and…
Q:I know that Unibond 800 (urea formaldehyde) glue is good for bent laminations and veneering, but I’ve also heard that it’s pretty toxic stuff and requires the use of a…
Clever jigs control the curves
Modern tools make it easy to mimic an ancient Japanese finish
Chinese aesthetics meet contemporary comfort
John Cameron designs a modern version of the Chinese “official’s hat” armchair.
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