The one-weekend router table featured in this April 2005 issue of Popular Woodworking will fit your needs and your budget without taking up valuable floor space. We look at the Festool system of power tools, and Lonnie Bird shares his secrets for accurate layouts. Five chairmakers show their tricks in Cheating at Chairmaking, and Don Weber builds a traveling toolbox. Projects featured are a Greene and Greene sideboard and an attractive plant stand. In Power Tool Joinery, we show you how to make great tongue and groove joints. In Arts & Mysteries, we look at the striking knife.Detailed article previews are below. Online extras can be found here.
A spline-and-miter joint ensures this elegant table will remain stable. By Barry Black Pages: 80-85 From the April 2005 issue #147 Buy this issue now When I started building custom furniture many [...]
Can a system of portable European power tools find a home in U.S. woodshops? By Scott Gibson Pages: 57-61 From the April 2005 issue #147 Buy this issue now If you work alone in a small shop, it’s [...]
By Nick Engler Pages: 49-56 From the April 2005 issue #147 Buy this issue now In Chapter 3 of this series we discussed basic joinery on the table saw, including miters, bevels, rabbets, dados and [...]