Cutting the tenon shoulders

Screw a board to the miter gauge as an extension. Then, holding one of the door rails against the extension, adjust the blade height to the depth of the tenon shoulder. Align the shoulder with the blade, butt a notched stop block against the stock, and clamp the block to the extension; the notch in the stop block will prevent sawdust from accumulating between it and the workpiece. Holding the rail flush against the extension and the stop block, feed the stock with the miter gauge to cut the first shoulder. To saw the opposite shoulder, turn the rail over (right). Repeat to cut the tenon shoulders at the other end of the rail and in the remaining rails. (Caution: Blade guard removed for clarity.)

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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