Best practices for operating woodworking power tools safely. Power Tool Techniques, a special issue from Fine Woodworking, brings you a collection of reliably effective and safe techniques for working with power tools and shop machinery: tablesaws, routers, drills, power sanders, jigs, sleds, and more. These time-tested methods are drawn from experts in the field and guaranteed to deliver foolproof and flawless results. And now, they’re all in one must-have issue that deserves a place in your shop.
Okay, so what IS in your shop? Look around and see if you really are getting the most bang for your buck. Chances are, you probably can do a lot more with the power tools you already own. To ratchet up the effectiveness of your shop, get a copy of Power Tool Techniques – and helpful answers to questions like these:
- •What else can you do with your router?
- •Is your tablesaw set up for success?
- •Can you make custom knobs without a lathe?
- •What bits will help you drill more precise holes?
- •How can you get cleaner crosscuts and miters?
Work better, faster, and more safely. Working with power tools can be very satisfying, allowing you to work faster, cut more accurately, and tackle more challenging projects.
With Power Tool Techniques in hand, you’ll find dozens of ways to refine your work without making huge expenditures. Instead, will you learn how to:
- •Custom make bases and jigs to increase your router’s usefulness.
- •Use a tablesaw sled to cut tapers of all types quickly.
- •Get cleaner cuts with nothing more than a simple chopsaw.
- •Unleash the full potential of a plunge router, and so much more
There are no shortcuts to safety. While you’ll learn plenty of ways to work better and faster, you’ll also learn how to take the proper steps to work safely. Whether, it’s changing a bandsaw blade, ripping lumber on your table saw, or cutting joinery – it pays to play it safe. And the pros share their tried-and-true tips with you on that as well.
Order your copy of Power Tool Techniques now.
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SKU FWW10017037 Table Of Contents
4 Custom Router Bases
Shopmade bases help you do better work
Get great results and stay safe
Using a Miter Saw
Get cleaner crosscuts and miters with the simple chopsaw
Digital Angle Gauges
These easy-to-read electronic devices add precision to any machine setup
Ripping and Crosscutting
Expert tips on staying safe at the tablesaw
The Plunge Router
Master the basics to unleash the full potential of this versatile tool
The right bits and accessories ensure cleaner, more precise holes
Shaping and Smoothing
Perfect Tapered Legs
Use this tablesaw sled to cut tapers of all types quickly and safely
The Best Bits for Pattern-Routing
For flawless results, pick the right cutter and bearing for the job
Smart Jig for Pattern-Routing
Rout multiple shapes with just one jig
Choosing and using a random-orbit sander
You don_—Èt need a lathe to make custom knobs
Better Biscuit Joints
Go beyond the basics to make precise, furniture-grade joinery
4 Jigs for a Fixed-Base Router
Get more from the most handy router in the shop
Do accurate work, and stay safe in the process
Dovetails on the Tablesaw
A pro_—Ès tricks for cutting better, faster through-dovetails
Smart Jig for Your Rip Fence
Multipurpose base lets you do more with your tablesaw
Video No Author Editors of Fine Woodworking Publication Year 2015 Dimensions No Pages 124 Photo No Drawings No Extra No Other Formats D17037 Format Magazine Cover No
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