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Tool Test: Bessey Auto-adjust Toggle Clamps

by Steve Shanesy Page 12 From the April 2012 issue, #196 Toggle clamps are an indispensable workholding device for jigs, but they are a bit fussy to adjust to the desired height and clamp pressure. Leave it to Bessey to come up with clever innovations that give the traditional toggle clamp...

Tool Test: Kreg Shelf-pin Jig

by Steve Shanesy Page 14 From the April 2012 issue, #196 If your idea of a jig for drilling shelf-pin holes is a piece of pegboard, there’s an affordable alternative from Kreg Tool that allows you to step up your game. And even if you have moved beyond pegboard, this new...

Tool Test: Festool ZOBO Bits

By Steve Shanesy Page: 14 From the February 2012 issue #195 Buy the issue now. Until Colt came out with its aggressive Forstner bits a while back, this was a sleepy tool category. Now, Festool has introduced its own aggressive bits and taken the tool’s capability to another level. ZOBO bits have a unique feature – interchangeable...

New Life for a Vintage Table Saw

Editor Steve Shanesy refurbishes a 1940s Delta Unisaw in our series of free videos. The following are a list of the videos of the 1944 Delta Unisaw Restoration. 1 – Delta Unisaw Restoration 2 – Delta Unisaw Restoration – part 2 3 – Delta Unisaw Rebuild – part 3 4 –...