Mario Rodriguez Attaching Tabletops



18 Three Bookcases 30 Table Design

From simple to elegant, three approaches to building a home for your books BY PHILIP C. LOWE

24 Sturdy Shelves

How to build shelves that won't wilt under load BY JEFF MILLER

A well-proportioned table offers both comfort and style BY GRAHAM BLACKBURN

34 Strong Joints

Build sturdier tables by beefing up the basic mortise and tenon BY GARRETT HACK

38 Attaching Tabletops

Four ways to secure a top to its base BY MARIO RODRIGUEZ

48 Anatomy of a Bed

Construction details that work with almost any design BY JEFF MILLER


54 Chairmaking Basics

The right approach combines efficiency, comfort, strength, and beauty BY KEVIN RODEL


42 Tables With Drawers 62 Chest of Drawers

Build tables with one or more drawers to last for generations BY WILL NEPTUNE

Build a strong case and then change details to suit the style BY WILL NEPTUNE

70 Classic Sideboard

Common-sense approach to joineiy in complex cabinets BY WILL NEPTUNE

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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