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Finish and add the hardware

1 Mortise the back rail (B) and back trim piece (U). for the hinges. Note that the middle hinge is centered, whereas the other two are positioned 4 in from each end. 2 Sand the chest smooth, especially the cedar lining, which will remain unfinished. Use masking tape and newspaper to mask the lining, and apply the finish of your choice. (We stained our chest first, then applied several coats of polyurethane, using steel wool between coats.) Remove the tape and newspaper. 3Install the hinges....

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Spline Detail

Mounting Foundation Framing

8 x 1 Vi F.H. wood screw I Vi round-overs Stop Vi round-over 1Vi from ends of parts (D) and (e). 3 s counterbore W deep with a 5 32 shank hole centered inside Initial size of plastic laminate shown rout to final size after assembly. For a tight joint when joining the splined and mitered leg halves together, we used our handscrew clamps and shop-built clamping blocks. A slot in the corner brace allows the leg to clear the tabletop banding when anchoring the leg. 4Chuck a Va round-over bit into...

Pocket Hole Detail

Work Table Plans

Note Make multiple passes over the router bit, increasing the depth of cut incrementally between cuts to avoid overloading your router. Next, set up a fence on your drill-press table, centering the width of the leg under a lA Forstner bit then drill the mortises. Use a chisel to clean up the sides of the mortises and to square the ends of the grooves and mortises. IRip rails C, D, E, F, and G, and the front skirt (H) to PA wide from W-thick stock. Reset your rip fence for a l3 8-wide cut, and...

Glue up your tabletop then bandsaw the profile

1T0 make the tabletop (E), plane one edge of two 72 lengths of 3Ax5lA stock on your jointer. (We chose hard maple.) Then, crosscut two 36 lengths, which will leave you two slightly shorter leftover pieces. Rip the unjointed edge of three pieces to 45 s wide and the same edge of the fourth piece (one of the shorter ones) to 5> 8 wide. Now, joint the ripped edges to 4lA and 5 wide, respectively. 2 Arrange the four pieces as shown on Drawing 7. (Note Place the 5 -wide piece on the outside and...

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Cut The Spline Grooves

Build Wood Futon Frame

Use handscrew clamps to hold the splined leg pieces together at a right angle until the glue dries. ' 5 is groove deep centered on edge. Groove stops at both mortises. 3 4 X 2 mortise iyie deep *Note Groove width is determined by thickness of wainscoting. Measure your wainscoting thickness before cutting groove. 3 4 X 2 mortise 13 i6 deep ' 5 is groove deep centered on edge. Groove stops at both mortises. 3 4 X 2 mortise iyie deep *Note Groove width is determined by thickness of wainscoting....

First build the frame

IRip and crosscut the stiles (A), top rail (B), and bottom rail (C) to the sizes shown in the Materials List and on Drawing 1. Dry-clamp the parts together, keeping the joints flush. Lay out the three dowel alignment marks at the top and two at the bottom on each side, where shown on Drawing 2. 2 Using a doweling jig, drill the lA dowel holes 13 i6M deep. Gauge the depth carefully in the top rail. If you drill too deeply there, you* might cut into the holes when you cut the arch to shape in the...

Complete the base

IUse a circle cutter to make the 37 ie, diameter cover plate G from W-thick tempered hardboard. Refer to Drawing 5 for the proper position of the fly cutter. Also see Shop Tip No. 1, at right. 2 Now, cut the base insert H , checking the dimensions against the inside of the lantern assembly. Draw .diagonal marks to quickly locate the center, and then drill a 1 Vs hole. 3Get a piece of -thick stock to make the feet I . Rip and crosscut four 2V8 squares. Attach to the base E with glue and brads,...

Top Bevel Detail

How Make Furniture Legs

8 x Vi pan head wood screw Note Cut bevel along front and sides only. Note Cut bevel along front and sides only. 2 Adjust your tablesaw blade to 17 from vertical, set your rip fence, hold the top on edge, and cut the bevel on the bottom front edge and both ends of the top, where shown on Drawing 9, above. 3Finish-sand all parts, and stain, if desired. Then apply a clear finish. We used Minwax No. 230 Early American stain followed by three coats of Deft Semi-Gloss Clear Wood Finish. 4 Place the...

Assemble the shelving unit

Building Shelving Unit

1 Hacksaw four pieces of W all-thread rod to 32 long. If necessary, you can join shorter sections with couplers to make the lengths you need. Hacksaw or file a screwdriver slot into one end of each rod, where shown on Drawing 9. 2 Do a test assembly before applying your finish to the shelf components. Assemble the unit upside down on a padded surface. Referring to Drawing 9, insert the four top end caps into the top shelf board, and temporarily secure them with masking tape. Then, turn the top...

Q Cutting The Dentil Molding

Use a wooden miter-gauge extension with a guide for cutting the dentil mold. pin, and make the second cut. Repeat the process, as shown in Photo A, to make all the evenly spaced kerfs. Repeat for each piece. 7 Miter-cut the dentil molding pieces P, Q , and glue them to the cabinet, where shown on Drawing 2. 8To add the pine crown molding R, S , we purchased an 8' piece at a local home center. Select a straight, flat 2x4, and glue it to the back face of the crown molding, where shown on Step 1...

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Rout the base and lid molding

Furniture Base Molding Cinnamon

ICut the base molding pieces Q, R to size plus 2 in length. 2 Follow the two-step procedure on Drawing 6, to rout the decorative contours on the three molding pieces. 3 Miter-cut both ends of the front piece and the front end of each side molding. Then, glue and clamp the pieces to the chest. 4 To form the lid molding, start by cutting four pieces of 3A oak to 13 4x20 for the sides S and two pieces of 13 4X50 for the front T . Laminate the four 20-long pieces into two blocks that measure 'Ax...

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Attach the hardware

Spline Cutting Fixture

IMark the hinge locations on the right side piece A , where shown on Drawing 1. Using double-faced tape, adhere the hinges to the side piece. With an awl, poke through the tape and screw holes in the hinge and into the side piece. Next, drill hinge mounting holes, where shown on Drawing 5. 2 With a hobby knife, score the outline of the hinges. Remove the hinges and tape. Using a sharp chisel, form a pair of 32-deep mortises in the side piece A , cutting to the scored outlines. Screw the hinges...

Now for the door

Cut door stiles I , top and bottom rails J , and center rail K to size. Fit your tablesaw with a Va dado blade, and cut a Va groove 3 s deep centered along one edge of the stiles and the top and bottom rails and both edges of the center rail, as shown in Photo A. Note We used a feather board to keep the pieces firmly against the fence. We test-cut scrap to verify that the groove was accurately centered on the edge. As shown in Photo B, cut a Va tenon Ys long across the ends of the three rails...

Materials List

VAts x 3' 2 x 60 Maple 3 needed 1 2 x 31 2 x 12 Bird's-eye maple 11 1S x 9' 4 x 60 Maple 3 needed 1 2 x 31 2 x 12 Bird's-eye maple We gave our shelf system a clear finish three coats of Deft Semi-Gloss Clear Wood Finish. When the finish was dry, we rubbed down the luster with 0000 steel wool. We also experimented with three other finishes that you could use for the entire project or selected parts. For example, you could apply a clear finish to the shelves and base assembly E, F, G , and paint...

Its your choice Spoon or thimble shelves

ICut the shelves D to size from V2 stock. We resawed 3A stock to size. You'll need three shelves for spoons or five for thimbles. 2 For the spoon shelves, mark the hole centerpoints, where dimensioned on Drawing 3 on page 72. Drill and countersink a 5 i6M hole at each centerpoint. See Drawing 3a for reference. Flip over the piece and countersink the holes on the opposite surface. 3 With a combination square, mark the kerf locations centered on the holes just drilled. Attach an auxiliary fence...

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Cutting Diagram

Early American Decorating Blogs

Finish 3 is a stone-look effect straight from an aerosol can. Krylon paint markets 12 colors at hobby shops, hardware stores, and home centers under their Stone Craft brand. Build the finish with several applications of the colored basecoat, and then protect it with the clear topcoat. To economize, we applied an undercoat of Delta Ceramcoat acrylic craft paint. Choose a shade close to the stone-look basecoat. A column sides 2 12 C 32 A column sides 2 12 C 32 Parts initially cut oversize. See...

Drawer Front Rabbet Detail

Building Drawer Front

Vi groove 1 4 deep 1 2 from bottom edge Vi groove 1 4 deep 1 2 from bottom edge drawer ends, use a wooden extension mounted to your miter gauge to prevent chip-out when completing the cut across the grain. As always, test-rout a piece of scrap stock first. 5 Using your tablesaw fitted with a dado blade, cut a W groove W deep along the inside surface of the drawer fronts N and sides O to house the drawer bottoms. 6 Now, cut 3 8-deep rabbets along the top and bottom edge of each drawer front,...

Q Drawer Assembly

Drawer Guide Jigs

9 32 holes, countersunk on bottom 8 x 11 4 F.H. wood screw Attach bottom to back with 6 x 3A F.H. screws. Clamp 77 i6M-long scraps to the legs to make sure the drawer opening will be the correct size. Refer to the drawing above. Position the scraps during dry assembly, and leave in place during glue-up. 3 Dry-assemble the side panels M between the upper side rails C , and the completed side-panel assemblies into the front legs A and back legs B . Be certain that the grooves in the sides of...

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Routing Detail

3 Glue and clamp the clock assembly A, B , checking for square. Remove excess glue with a damp cloth. 4 Cut the exterior top and bottom pieces C to size. Fit your table-mounted router with an edge-rounding bit we used a Craftsman 26337 and fence. Position the fence and bit, where shown on Drawing 1a. Using the same detail for reference, position the fence and bit, Va x 10 16x 1011 16 glass Magnetic catch screw requires a W hole 1 4 deep Magnetic catch screw requires a W hole 1 4 deep e rabbet 1...

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Eu Tenon Detail

Join Two Wood Boards

Start with the front, back, and end panels Note This sturdy piece was designed to function as a typical deacon's bench. If you plan to use it for toy storage or where children will be opening and closing it, you must add lid supports to prevent the heavy edge-joined seat from falling shut and possibly pinching small hands and fingers. IFrom l' i6 stock commonly called five-quarter stock , cut the base frame rails and stiles A, B, C, D shown on Drawing 1, to the sizes listed in the Materials...

Cut the post caps and bolf covers next

Countersunk Shank Hole

IFrom 5 8-thick stock, cut eight caps L to 2' 4m square. Drill a hole 1 2 deep centered on the bottom of each cap, where shown on Drawing 6. 2 Tilt the blade on your tablesaw to 45 away from the fence, and bevel-cut each top edge of each 2' 4M-square cap, as shown in Step 1 of Drawing 6a. Then, follow Step 2 of the detail to cut the decorative rabbets. 3To make the cap supports M , cut two pieces of oak to 3 4X3 4Xl5. Then, bevel-rip each edge of each strip at 45 , where shown on the Bottom...

Start with the basic cabinet

Building Cabinet Rabbet Cut Back

IFrom Va plywood we used walnut , cut the sides A and top and bottom B to the sizes listed in the Materials List. To support the thin veneer fibers and minimize splintering when cross-cutting the plywood, we lightly marked the outlines with a pencil. Next, we placed masking tape next to the cutlines, made the cuts, and then removed the remaining tape. 2 Referring to Drawing 1, mark the rabbet and dado locations across the top inside edge and 5Va from the bottom edge of the sides A . Cut or rout...

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Ripping The Crown Molding

Ripping Crown Molding

Set fence to line up with edge of crown molding. Set fence to line up with edge of crown molding. Saw blade set vertical -with table 90 Saw blade set vertical -with table 90 Backing block glued to crown molding 1 Vi x 3V2 2x4 stock glued to back of crown molding Backing block glued to crown molding 1 Vi x 3V2 2x4 stock glued to back of crown molding Parts initially cut oversize. See the inslructions. Materials key EP-edge-joined pine, P-pine, H-hardboard. Supplies 6x' 2 flathead wood screws,...

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Cut the side rails cleats and bottom to size

IFrom l' i6 stock, cut the side rails I and cleats J to size. 2 Using the dimensions on Drawing 3, cut the W-thick tenons on both ends of all four side rails. 3 Mark the centerpoint, and drill a 1 hole 7A deep on the inside face of each side rail, where shown on the drawing. To prevent boring through the side rail, you must use a flat-bottomed bit, such as a Forstner, and a depth stop on your drill press. 4 Dry-clamp the side rails I into the mortises in the headboard and footboard assemblies,...

The slatted headboard and footboard come next

ICut the headboard and footboard rails C, D , slats E, F , and spacers G, H to the sizes listed in the Materials List. For the spacers, we cut four pieces of stock to vix5 8x40, and crosscut the spacers from the long strips. 2 Fit your tablesaw with a 'A dado blade, and cut a lA groove 'A deep centered along one edge of each rail C, D . See Drawing 2 for reference. 3Switch to a wider dado blade on your tablesaw. Then, attach a long wooden extension to your tablesaw's miter gauge, and square the...

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Va groove W deep 3 a from top edge for tabletop fasteners to fit into 4d finish nails toenailed through shelf and into A End cleats are mounted 8 from ends of shelf. 5 32 flat washer 8 x IV4 R.H. wood screw' Center cleat is centered under shelf notch 1 Vie deep cut at 45 Trim corner of shelf at 45 to match notch in legs. 4 Mount a 3 i6 round-over bit in your table-mounted router. Position the fence so the leg rides against the fence and not the piloted bearing. Rout round-overs on all but the...

Es Tenon Detail

Sofa Backrest Angle

2 Using the dimensions for the bottom rail B shown in Drawing 6, mark the layout, and cut 3 4-wide slots in the inside pieces of the bottom rails B in the same way you did for the inside pieces of the legs. 3 Glue and clamp the pieces together, and later cut the rails B, C to the finished sizes listed in the Materials List. 4 Purchase enough wainscoting for the two end frames. We purchased ours at a local home center. Measure the thickness of the wainscoting. Ours measured 5 i6M-thick. Now, use...

Wood Futon Frame Plans

How Build Futon Frame Plans

The next, it's a comfortable bed. Either way our sturdy oak frame supports its fluffy mattress in the greatest of style. Build one for an extra bedroom, the family room, or that college-bound scholar. You'll find that the futon gets lots of use, and that you'll be praised as the skilled craftsman who made it. 5 ie lag screws 1W long require a 7M pilot hole 1V deep , into F Vj 1 x1 x 2V2 angle iron 5 i6 hanger bolt 2 lone Note We built our frame around a 54x75...

S Lid Support Detail

Drafting Furniture Exploded Views

Vs round-over along all edges of top Vs round-over along all edges of top Double-check the clamp-up with a straightedge to verify flatness, and reclamp if necessary. 3 Trim the lid J to finished size, and rout a ' a round-over along all edges. Sand the lid smooth. 4 Cut the cleats K to size. Miter-cut a 30 chamfer at each end. Drill the mounting holes and form the slots in each cleat, where shown on Drawing 5. Drill the pilot holes, and screw the cleats to the bottom side of the lid. Now, back...

Carcase Assembly

How Use Lego Assembly Furniture

Bore 11 2 holes in back for ventilation and wire access where required. rabbet W deep routed after assembly Note Parts , , and are edge-joined with splines. Use a wooden miter-gauge extension with a guide for cutting the dentil mold. 5 Dry-clamp the rails D, E in place, drill countersunk screw holes, and then glue and screw these pieces to the carcase. 6Rout a rabbet 'A deep along the back inside edge of the assembled cabinet, and then chisel the round-routed corners square. 7 Measure the...