Coming Up in ShopNotes 91

ShopNotes 91 Cover2.jpgGet ready to spend some time in your shop this winter building these great Planer Stand.jpgprojects. 

The Mobile Planer Stand is just the ticket for giving your portable planer a permanent home. It provides plenty of extra storage space and its outfeed support makes working with long stock a breeze.  And while we’re at it, we’ll give you a step-by-step approach for tuning up your planer to create perfect boards in a short time.

And speaking of storage, you won’t believe how much this lightweight Tab-and-Tool Totes.jpgSlot Tool Tote can hold! Made from ¼” Baltic birch plywood, it’s easy to build for toting tools or craft supplies.

When it comes to tools you use on almost every project in the shop, you can’t beat a reliable square.  We’ll show you how to build your own Aluminum Square out of common bar stock you can get at the hardware store.  And to top it off, this square is adjustable…meaning that you can be sure that it stays a perfect 90° for a lifetime of use. We’ll also show ShopNotes 91 Cover.jpgyou how to work with aluminum in your shop with just a few simple tools and supplies. 

And there’s more!  We’ll give you some tried-and-true tips for getting top-notch results from your profile router bits.  Plus we’ll tell you what you need to know when choosing and using metal drawer slides, how to “turn down the noise” in your shop, cut perfect dadoes on your table saw, and how a Yankee-style screwdriver deserves a spot in your toolbox.Yankee.jpg

 

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