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Tool Test: Kreg’s Band Saw Fence for the Picky Woodworker

By David Thiel Page: 86 From the December 2005 issue #152 Buy this issue now For many woodworkers, a board clamped across the table makes a fine band saw fence. If you’re feeling ambitious you might even make it L-shaped for extra support and added height for resawing. So why spend more than $100...

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Tool Test: The VersaClamp Offers Quick Vise-like Clamping

By David Thiel Page: 85 From the December 2005 issue #152 Buy this issue now Sometimes the vise on your bench is not where the work is. For work occasions away from your bench (or on a utility bench) there is the VersaClamp. This fairly inexpensive tool has two mounting brackets that screw to...

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Tool Test: Milwaukee’s V28 System – Nearly Corded

By David Thiel Page: 84 From the December 2005 issue #152 Buy this issue now Who needs 28 volts of power? Me – especially if it’s sized like an 18 volt and will let me use a cordless circular saw that feels like a corded saw! The Milwaukee V28, lithium-ion-powered system is revolutionary. Milwaukee...

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14.4-volt Drills

They’re more powerful and affordable than ever, but are they a good choice for you? By David Thiel and Robert W. Lang Pages: 70-75 From the December 2005 issue #152 Buy this issue now For the past decade we’ve been telling you that for woodworking, a 12-volt drill is more than adequate. So why...

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Woodworking Essentials: Casework Construction – Case Joinery

By David Thiel Pages: 45-52 From the December 2005 issue #152 Buy this issue now In chapter three of our continuing look at case construction we’re going to take a look at many of the most practical joinery possibilities for building casework furniture. As you might imagine, this is a huge topic. Casework runs...

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The Newest Tools from the Las Vegas AWFS Show

By David Thiel & Christopher Schwarz Pages: 86-91 Once a year the woodworking tool manufacturers roll out their newest and brightest offerings for the press and the public. This year’s showcase event was the Association of Woodworking and Furnishings Suppliers’ (AWFS) show in Las Vegas. We had the chance to look at some great...