Where does a woodworker most like spending time? In the workshop, of course! We've gathered together a wealth of projects and techniques to make your time there even more rewarding.You'll find a guide to the tools to add to your first collection, plus kudos to standbys that our editor has come to rely on after decades of shop time. We provide you with a plan for an heirloom quality European Workbench, as well as instructions for a quick, practical, easy-to-make All-Purpose Shop Table. The best methods for Keeping Your Shop Cool, the tips found in Pointers for Making Panels and a tutorial on how to Avoid Tearout, Read the Grain are all news-you-can-use for woodworkers of any level. You'll also find practical storage options like Clamp Racks and a Nail Gun Cabinet; tricks on Perfect Mortises and more, and jigs to up your game in the shop. All this, and more, is in the Spring 2015 Workshops Projects and Techniques publication from Woodworker's Journal.
Extra alignment plate for easy, accurate drilling of concealed-hinge cup holes on cabinet doors with the JIG IT Multi-Tool Rail Master Pack (31126, sold separately).
The Jasper Circle Cutting Attachment is designed to fit most plunge router base plates. This circle cutting jig lets you make 184 sizes of perfect circles from 7" all the way up to 52-3/4"! The built-in scale is calibrated to read direct tabletop diameters when a 1/2" router bit is used.Technical Details:Made of acrylicAllows you to make 184 sizesMakes circles from 7" to 52-3/4"Model #300
For years, dovetails have been a classic choice for joining medium and larger sized panels - this kit finally makes them an option for small-box projects as well! Create gorgeous 1/4" through dovetails with tight 1/2" or 5/8" spacing (on center) in stock ranging from 1/4" to just 1/8" thick. The set includes a template, two miniature 1/8" shank router bits, a reducer to adapt your router, and a template guide. Attaches quickly and easily to the Rockler Dovetail Jig (22818).No other template allows for dovetail spacing this tight. It works with panels up to 5-1/2" wide - perfect for a great range of small-box projects.Includes:3/8" thick templateTemplate guide1/4" carbide-tipped dovetail bit (1/8" shank)1/8" carbide-tipped straight bit (1/8" shank)1/4"-to-1/8" collet reducer