Sizing the strips

Both the long and short strips must be trimmed to fit inside the frame. Lay a short strip across the frame and adjust it until the distance between the last dado and the frame is the same on both ends. Make a mark on the strip (right). To trim the strip to this mark install a regular blade in your table saw. Next, reposition the miter gauge extension so that when the last dado is fitted over the key, the trimming mark is lined up with the blade. Trim the ends of this strip, then trim both ends of all the short strips the same way. Repeat this procedure to trim the long strips.

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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