Popular Woodworking 2002-04 № 127, страница 4

Popular Woodworking 2002-04 № 127, страница 4

TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES

16 Sturdy Fold-Away Sawhorses

TRICKS OF THE TRADE

We like plastic folding sawhorses, but they get expensive. You can build your own using this clever idea sent in by a reader. Also, learn to set up your dovetail jig to become a precision dado machine.

18 HTC Rip Fence Improves the Venerable Biesemeyer

TOOL TEST

By adding a micro-adjustability feature and easy-to-remove fence faces, HTC has refined the classic Biesemeyer fence system found in most commercial woodshops. We tell you if it's worth upgrading. We also test Milwaukee's BodyGrip router and Bosch's 1619EVS plunge router.

22 Multipurpose Sled and Tenon Jig

INGENIOUS JIGS

Instead of purchasing an expensive aftermarket miter gauge, try this shop-made cutoff sled with a smart tenoning attachment. The whole rig is simple, inexpensive and highly accurate. By Nick Engler

25 Grizzly 1023S Cabinet Saw

ENDURANCE TEST

This cabinet saw — with the price tag of a contractor saw — has turned the table saw market for home woodworkers upside down. After two years of hard use in our shop, we tell you how the 1023S fared.

38 Air Compressors in the Shop

The right compressor can transform your woodworking by giving you access to spray finishing and nail guns. With prices dropping every year, here's what you need to know to buy the right machine. By Rick Peters

48 Metal-bodied Jack Planes

Many woodworkers do everything in their power to avoid using hand planes. And no wonder: Bench planes are tricky to set up and use. Here's a complete lesson on how to buy, set up and use a metal-bodied jack plane — one of the most useful all-around planes.

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74 Using a Cutting List

Mortising Jig for a Router

You can make highly accurate mortises using your plunge router and a simple jig made from shop scraps with some simple hardware. Here's how to build and use one of our favorite jigs.

A properly organized cutting list can help you avoid costly and frustrating mistakes, and make your work on a project feel much more under your control. Here are the tips from a lifelong pro. By Lonnie Bird

76 $30 Lumber Rack

Most people buy expensive brackets or build bulky shelves to store lumber. Here's a third way. It's inexpensive, flexible, cheap and takes up little space in your shop.

4 Popular Woodworking April 2002

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