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By Cheryl Sobun, Alan Wycheck, Jim Bowman

  • A absolutely illustrated creation handy and desktop tools
  • Detailed, step by step assistance on crucial woodworking techniques
  • Instructions for numerous whole initiatives plus it covers completing, staining, and painting

    The background of woodworking spans cultures and millennia, and every yr increasingly more humans soak up this interesting and hard craft. Illustrated with 1000s of full-color pictures, easy Woodworking is helping novices study the basics of operating with wooden and stay away from frustration and harm within the approach. Following a whole advent to either hand instruments and woodworking machines, the booklet courses readers step by step, from begin to end, via numerous basic projects--including a slicing board, peg shelf, and step stool--and, alongside the best way, builds a origin of information by means of instructing the basic abilities that may serve them in destiny woodworking endeavors.

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    The finished cutting board will be 12 inches long, 10 inches wide, and 1 inch thick. This means you must start with a piece of maple that’s at least 40 inches long and 5 inches wide and exactly 1 inch thick. 1. Use the tape measure to measure 13 inches from one end of the board and make a mark, then measure another 13 inches from that mark and make another mark. Another 13 inches and a third mark will give you three 13-inch segments. 2. Line up the edge of the combination square (or tri square) with the first mark, holding the handle of the square firmly against the side of the board.

    43. Test-fit the crosspiece between the bench legs. 44. The crosspiece should be 33/8 inches from the edge of the legs on both sides … … and 1½ inches up from the underside of the seat. Measure both ends of the crosspiece. 45. When the crosspiece is correctly positioned, make a few small pencil marks to indicate the placement. 46. Take the crosspiece out and apply glue to both ends. 47. Use your finger or a small brush to spread the glue. 48. Put the crosspiece back in between the legs. Position it properly, using your marks for guidance.

    Attach the forstner bit to an electric drill. Place the bit over one of the Xs so that the center of the X is directly below the center of the bit. Line the drill up against a square as shown so the drill is perfectly perpendicular to the wood. Don’t touch the wood with the drill bit until the drill is turned on. 34. Turn the drill on and press the bit straight into the wood. Stop when the bottom edge of the tape reaches the surface of the wood. Turn the drill off. Pull the bit out of the hole.

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