June 2005 #148

Popular Woodworking June 2005The June 2005 issue of Popular Woodworking lays out how to build a better bookcase. This one easy plan and four simple mouldings are sure to fit any style.

Have you heard of these six chisel tricks? Probably not.

Build a jig that makes box joints a snap.

We compare Lie-Nielsen and Veritas, and reveal which hand plane is right for you.

Bowl turning for beginners.

Build a beautiful Baltimore game table.

Learn about a practical shop cabinet that doesn’t require you build a single drawer.

Build a simple sawbench and shop stool that will come in handy at every stage of project construction.

Woodworking Essentials continues with Special Techniques on the Table Saw.

We put the Hitachi C12LCH compound miter saw, the AngleMag, Porter-Cable’s 12″ Dovetail Jigs and Glen-Drake’s Tite-Hammer through our Tool Test.

Don’t miss great Tricks of the Trade, Q&A and much more.

Detailed article previews are below. Online extras can be found here.

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Tool Test: New Porter-Cable Dovetail Jigs are Simpler to Use

By David Thiel Page: 26 From the June 2005 issue #148 Buy this issue now I’ve yet to find a dovetail jig that I find simple. That includes the Porter-Cable Omnijig, which has been a mainstay among dovetail jigs for decades. But the Omnijig’s new little brother makes things easier than many. From the...


Tool Test: AngleMag Sets the Amateur Sawyer Straight

By Christopher Schwarz Page: 25 From the June 2005 issue #148 Buy this issue now Learning to handsaw to a line is a fundamental woodworking skill. And I routinely see many new woodworkers struggle mightily with making straight and square saw cuts. The Australian-made AngleMag is an interesting jig that acts as a guiding...