Four Ways to Make Tapered Legs

We explore methods to help you find the one that works best. Sit four woodworkers down at the same table and you’ll get four different opinions (or more) on how to do things – such as how to make tapered legs. Here each of the four authors chooses his...

Jig Journal: Router Dado Jig

Make accurate dadoes to fit any thickness material without spending a fortune. Make accurate dadoes to fit any thickness material without spending a fortune. This simple jig and a few tricks make it simple. What you get: Step-by-step photos Advice on building Helpful...

Jig Journal: Flush-Cutting Table Saw Jig

An end to the troublesome task of trimming solid-wood edging. A solid wood edge on a plywood shelf is a good idea–until it’s time to trim the solid wood down to the plywood. This simple jig lets you use your stack dado set and table saw to make the process...

Better Finger Joints

A joint that was once strictly utilitarian has become a centerpiece of modern design. A joint that was once strictly utilitarian has become a centerpiece of modern design. Discover several methods to make this distinctive joint – including an easy-to-make jig....

Fitting Inset Doors

Achieving a good fit with consistent gaps is a hallmark of craftsmanship. The key to achieving an even reveal is preparation. Make good parts and the gaps will fall perfectly in place (with just a little handwork). What you get: Step-by-step photos Advice on building...