Fasteners and Hardware
Using a quick jig and a simple repeatable step-by-step process, WOOD Magazine Design Editor Jeff Mertz makes mounting drawers easy.
Design editor John Olson demonstrates a method for modifying low-cost, home-center hinges to look like hand-forged, high-dollar antiques.
I this built the jig for routing small blanks.
Shop fixtures and jigs often require the installation of various clamping or adjustment knobs. That's when you'll reach for threaded inserts.
Many times when using an awl or a nail to mark a position for drilling a pilot hole, heavy grain in the wood causes the awl to veer off the desired centerpoint.
Mount every type of pull precisely with this quick-to-make drilling guide.
Learn the options to select the best fastener for the job.
Glass-breaking jig saves trips to the glass store.