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If you don't have a set of trammel points, make one by cutting a piece of scrap to 1/2x3/ix20". Drill a %4" shank hole centered near one end of the %"-wide edge, and drive a #4x1" screw all the way through it. Mark a centerpoint 18" from the point of the screw, and drill a Vis" hole through the piece. Insert a short, sharp #1 or #2 pencil through the hole until the point protrudes to the same length as the screw.

wood screws. Use 4d finishing nails to attach the other ends to the short support; then set the nails, and fill the holes.

4 When the wood filler and glue have dried, sand the filled holes. Now, apply finish to the leg/support assembly, avoiding those surfaces that will mate with the tabletop. (We started with a coat of primer, and then applied a medium-blue, oil-based semigloss enamel.)

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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