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Taking your projects to the next level is just a few shavings away. Learn from a pro how easy it is to put this must-have hand tool to work.

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When making a table saw sled, there’s often a bit of final fussing with the wooden runners to ensure that the sled slides easily but without side-to-side play.

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An outward drawer stop prevents content spills while still allowing intentional drawer removal. Here’s a clever version of an outward stop that’s unobtrusive and simple to make.

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I designed this fixture as a place to park a router in use. 

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The “Ripping knife-edge bevels” tip in issue #82 compelled me to share this sliding tall fence jig that I use for similar circumstances.

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My instrument making often involves ripping very narrow strips of wood for use as bindings and inlay, among other things.

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An upcoming job requires ripping a lot of bevels on the table saw, a process I’ve always found challenging. What’s the best approach to the operation?

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Ripping a knife-edge bevel of less than 45° is challenging because you can’t feed the board on-the-flat since the blade won’t tilt that far. 

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I recently read a drill press review where the writer complained that there was no place on the machine to store the chuck key.

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I use a lot of steel wool for rubbing out finishes. Like many woodworkers, I buy the stuff in rolls.

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