American Woodworker Mag #140 Feb/Mar 09
2009 Router Special!
Router Bit Caddy
Separate, sort and see your collection
NEW! Build Your Skills
Tambour Door Breadbox
Flexible doors are now much easier to make using a set of ingenious router bits.
Weekend Picture Frames
Create extraordinary frames with ordinary bits.
Make more accurate cuts with a flat, solid-surface top.
NEW! American Masterworks
Shaker Blanket Chest
Having a top-notch dovetail jig really pays off.
Aged Cherry Finish
Wipe on years of age in a few easy steps.
Fast-and-Easy Drawer Boxes
A unique router table, with two machines, does the trick.
Store router bits on a router table, organize sandpaper in an index-card box, build a turntable for finishing, add heights-adjustment to sawhorses, make a jig for marking dozens of dovetails, build a jig for planning square edges, prevent your vise from racking, burnish purpleheart to look like rosewood, and use real parts to label part bins.
NEW! Thrifty Woodworker
Recycle mop pads into vise faces, make a sandpaper shoulder plane, rout dowels from square stock, store glue in a soap bottle, hook up a dust collection using a pool noodle, and make jig knobs from bottle caps.
Infinity Lapped Miter Joint Router Bit Set, Professional Coping Sled and 2-Piece 15 degree Shaker Matched Rail and Stile Set; Betterley Stacc-Vac Router Base; CMT Bowl and Tray Kit; Festool MFK 700 EQ Trim Router Set and Kapex KS 120 Sliding Compound Miter Saw; Freud Quadra-Cut router bits, Premier solid carbide Bits and Double Grind Straight Bits; Amana In-Tech Series Replaceable Knife Router Bits and In-Groove Insert Engraving Bits; Makita Laminate Trimmer, Veritas NX60 Premium and DX60 Block Planes; and Micro Fence Micro Bt Kit
The Carter Electric Plane helps revive an old Stanley dome-top router.
A college student's first shop fills his parents garage.
Porter-Cable's Omnijig Joinery System
An innovative jig makes routing dovetails a pleasure.
An ambitious nonprofit connects woodshop students to industry.
NEW! A Great American Woodworker
Peter H. Wallace masters the art of Windsor chairmaking
A magnifying glass and a bright sun melt a scrollsaw.