Bit Guide

Here are some router bits that cut classical edges. Listings with two numbers indicate 1A" (listed first) and V211 shanks. Amana 54106/54108 Bosch 85581M/85582M CMT 841-285/841-785 Craftsman (Sears) 25533 Eagle America 171-2402/171-2405 Freud 99-009 Grizzly G1597/G1598 MLCS 1307

Porter-Cable 43173/43174 Woodline USA WL1240/WL41245

2 Place the frame facedown on your bench. Lay the mirror and back into the frame, centering them over the opening. Position the stops around the mirror, and then drill %4" pilot holes 'A" deep. Attach the stops with #8x2/4" flathead wood screws.

3 Remove the mirror. Finish-sand the frame, and finish as desired. (We applied a coat of gelled walnut stain to even out the wood color. Then, we applied three coats of polyurethane, rubbing between coats with 0000 steel wool.) Attach a sawtooth hanger to the back of the top rail (B). Finally, reinstall the mirror, back, and stops. ♦

Project design: Schlabaugh and Sons; Jim Boelling

Photograph: John Hetherington

Illustrations: Kim Downing; Roxanne LeMoine

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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