Lee Valley's new Countersunk Washers solve the problem of screw heads splitting stock. The washer/screw combination applies force the same way a pan-head screw does, but is counterbored to a flush position. They're availabe in brass or stainless steel, in
I needed to enlarge a previously drilled hole. Since I couldn’t use my hole saw’s pilot bit to center the hole, and I didn't have my drill press with me, I had to come up with a solution. What worked for me was to connect two hole saws together.
These blocks are like a spare pair of hands for assembling drawers and many kinds of cabinets. Make them out of plywood with dadoes the width of your stock. Forget the dadoes! 1 big square as the base + 4 small squares
DIY Tip of the Day: Cabinet Assembly Station. Here’s a third hand that will ensure square, no-hassle cabinet assemblies. Cut four long and screw or nail them to a plywood base, Good idea for stretcher frame
Shortcuts for Custom Built Cabinets: Built-in bookcases, shelving and cabinets are faster, easier and better with these tips from a veteran cabinetmaker Ken Geisen. Here are some of his best tips for cutting labor and hassles—without sacrificing quality.
The harmonious proportions of the lux coffee table are based on the principles of the golden section. Smart details, such as the hidden drawer, make the lux coffee table a charming companion for your natural wood furniture.