Layout, Measuring, and Marking
A good finished project starts with precision measurements and layout. Step up your accuracy and workmanship in your woodworking with these tips and techniques for layout, measuring, and marking.
I use a sharp pencil in the shop to mark crosscuts, mortise-and-tenon layouts. I see a big deal being made about marking gauges and small knives to mark the cuts. Why are these better?
I’m making a wooden toolbox for my pickup bed. How do I make a template to fit over the curved wheel well?
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WOOD magazine, Issue 266 shows you how to make a Demilune Table.
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Enhance the look and stability of solid-wood tabletops, lids, and doors.