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Backyard Sawmills We all love wood, whether it's a wide clear board or a gnarly slab with wild grain. That's why sawing our own lumber crosses the minds of most woodworkers. It might be inspired by the sight of a big tree blown down by a storm, a custom tabletop made from only one or two slabs of unusual wood or the thought of free wood. Whatever reason, the idea …

We all love wood, whether it's a wide clear board or a gnarly slab with wild grain. That's why sawing our own lumber crosses the minds of most woodworkers. It might be inspired by the sight of a big…

Rather than buy a set of raised-panel router bits, I use this tall fence on my tablesaw. It’s simply a plywood box that slides on the rip fence. I use two bar clamps to hold my 3/4-in.-thick panel to the fence. The stop at the back of the jig also keeps the panel from shifting. To saw the bevel, I set the saw blade at 15 …

Rather than buy a set of raised-panel router bits, I use this tall fence on my tablesaw. It’s simply a plywood box that slides on the rip fence. I use two bar clamps to hold my 3/4-in.

Put your tools within easy reach by rolling this sturdy cabinet right up to your work area. When you're through, simply close and lock the doors. Then return the cabinet to its storage spot - it occupies only 2' x 2' of floor space.Features:?  Closed cabinet measures approximately 24in. wide by 24in. deep by 66in. tall (including casters).?  This plan was built and proven in the WOOD magazine shop by its editors and master craftsmen.?  This is a downloadable plan. Instructions given to download

Put your tools within easy reach by rolling this sturdy cabinet right up to your work area. When you're through, simply close and lock the doors. Then return the cabinet to its storage spot - it occupies only 2' x 2' of floor space.Features:• Closed cabinet measures approximately 24in. wide by 24in. deep by 66in. tall (including casters).• This plan was built and proven in the WOOD magazine shop by its editors and master craftsmen.• This is a downloadable plan. Instructions given to…

Unlock your saw's full potential.   by Seth Keller         The tablesaw’s power and precision put it at the center of everyone’s shop. Despite this honored position, a tablesaw is mostly used for mundane ripping tasks. To make better use of my tablesaw, I use these four simple jigs in my shop. They take advantage of the tablesaw’s speed and accuracy without tempting you to perform …

Get more out of your table saw with these four handy jigs. These simple jigs take advantage of the table saw’s speed and accuracy without tempting you to perform risky operations.

Spray Can / Caulk Storage - RYOBI Nation Projects

I needed a solution for storing and organizing spray paint cans and tubes of caulk. The unit is 18”W x 46”H with shelves mounted at 31.5 degree angle to accommodate 60 cans of paint, 80 tubes of caulk, or any combination of both. The unit is mounted on a French Cleat which makes it easy to mount and move around as desired.

I while ago I was reading an article in a woodworking magazine that got me started thinking about clamps. What is a clamp, really? If you're talking about sheets of...

Clamps, Clamps, and More Clamps: I while ago I was reading an article in a woodworking magazine that got me started thinking about clamps. What is a clamp, really? If you're talking about sheets of paper, a clamp might be a staple, or a paper clip or a binder clip, or even a rubber…

Tablesaw Box Joints A shop-made jig with micro-adjust guarantees perfect joints. By Tim Johnson   Box joints are the savvy woodworker’s alternative to dovetails. Strong, great-looking and quickly made, box joints are an especially good choice when you have a large number of items to produce. To make them, you need your tablesaw, a miter gauge, a dado set and a simple shop-made jig (Fig. A, below). I’ll show you …

By Tim Johnson Box joints are the savvy woodworker’s alternative to dovetails. Strong, great-looking and quickly made, box joints are an especially good choice when you have a large number of items to…