Drilling clearance holes in the legs

Use an electric drill to prepare the legs for the bolts from the feet. Start by fitting a foot and leg together and secure the assembly upside down in your bench vise. Insert a pencil into the hole in the foot and mark its center on the tenon at the end of the leg (above, left). Then remove the foot and use the drill fitted with a %-inch spade bit to bore into the tenon and leg to a depth of about 3 inches. Keep the tool perpendicular to the end of the tenon throughout the operation (above, right).

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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