Simple details – a shiplapped back, mullioned doors and a gallery at the top – make this reproduction Limbert Bookcase stand out. With $50 and some spare time in the shop, you can build a huge Router Table-Mate that attaches to your Workmate or sawhorses. This Shaker Entertainment Center will last a long time thanks to frame-and-panel doors and traditional joints. Get started in table-building with this traditional Drop-Leaf Table. Keep your phone, phone books and small umbrellas in order with this clever European Telephone Console.
Tricks in this issue include Scott Phillip’s Single-Solution Finish. We put to the test Powermatic’s Beefy New Mortiser and Hitachi’s 9.6-volt Drill. Nick Engler has designed a durable and amazingly simple Microadjustable Finger-Joint Jig. We put 10 of these wonder tools through the wringer in our Biscuit Joiner Shootout. Learn Biscuit Joinery Basics. Here’s how to choose the right bits, set them up properly and how to use the bits to get professional results of your Cope-and-Stick Joinery. Bob Flexner teaches how to design your joints to Prevent, Remove and Disguise Glue Splotches. Plus Letters, Out of the Woodwork and more!
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