In the April 2008 issue of Popular Woodworking, turn your band saw into a precise machine with David Charlesworth’s setup procedures and unusual blade selection. Jig Journal presents the ideal band saw fence. Eighteen-volt and Lithium-ion batteries are the latest thing in cordless drills. We test seven contenders for fit, feel and performance in our exclusive Drill Test to help you decide if this is a trend worth following. Mark Adams continues his Workshop Essentials series on a better way to work with a close look at miter saws. David Mathias builds a Greene & Greene inspired storage chest. Michael Dunbar presents a primer on using hand planes. We take a road trip to visit a company that makes the best tool boxes ever in our Great Workshops feature. Contributing editor Troy Sexton builds an elegant cabinet that goes anywhere. Adam Cherubini explains why you need to have ancient tools in your modern shop. Bob Flexner tells what to do when your finish just won’t dry. The I Can Do That project is a pegged shoe rack. Detailed article previews are below. Online Extras (downloads) for this issue are found inside their respective articles.
We test more powerful, less weighty designs that are powered by new battery technology. By the Popular Woodworking Staff Pages: 68-72 From the April 2008 issue #168 Buy this issue now In December [...]