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lay out taper. Now to cut a taj>er using this jig, first lay out the tajier on your workpiece with a pencil, see drawing below. Carry the pencil lines over and down the end and edge of the workpiece with a square.

Now place the workpiece on the jig so the pencil marks align with the edge of the base board (which is the path of the blade).

attach stops. With the workpiece in position, I screwed down stop fences along the trailing end and left edge of the work-piece to hold it in place.

When attaching these stops, there are a couple ways to go about it. The first method is to draw around the workpiece with a pencil, remove the workpiece, and screw the stops down on the pencil lines. A better way is to temporarily clamp the workpiece to the jig and butt the stops up tight to the workpiece. Then screw them down.

using the jig. To use the jig, hold the workpiece in tight against the stop fences and push the jig thiough the blade. It will cut the taper along the j>encil line. (Note: You can make it even safer by attaching the workpiece to the jig with double-sided carpet tape or a quick-release clamp.)

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You can order the connector (Confirm√Ęt) screws used on the kid's table and chairs from Woodstnith as a kit, (see box below), or from the following source:

the woodworkers' store, 21801 Industrial Blvd., Rogers, MN 55374. 612-428-2199 (Catalog: $2.00). Confirm√Ęt Screws, ZW-long, Order No. D5771, $1.25 per 10 (8 are required for the table); 2"-long, Order No. D5770, $1.00 per 10 (10 are required for each chair).

plastic laminate. The table requires a piece of plastic laminate at least 26" x 26". Each chair requires a piece 9,/2w x lO'/z". I asked a local building supply store to cut a piece 30" x 48" for the table and chairs. They charged- me $22.60.


The hardware for the computer desk and printer stand is available from Woodstnith, (see box below). Or, you can probably find all of this hardware at a hardware store.

desk. For the desk, you need a 1YS wide by 24" long (cut to fit) brass piano hinge, and four steel base glides.

printer stand. For the printer stand, you need another 1 Vt wide by 24" long brass piano hinge and four 2W casters.

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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