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By Norm Abram

Abram, famous person of TVs New Yankee Workshop and This outdated condo, is popular for having extra energy instruments than a well-stocked domestic middle. average audience will as a result be shocked to work out that the following he bargains usually with hand instruments. Abram covers goods akin to degrees, chalk strains, and plumb-bobs, detailing his reviews with them and his personal tastes. not like strength instruments, those instruments arent fascinating, yet theyre the meat-and-potatoes instruments that needs to be mastered to do stable carpentry. this sort of info is handed down from new release to new release, and it truly is during this spirit that Abram dedicates his e-book to his overdue father, additionally a wood worker. Even skilled woodworkers will choose up a tip or from this booklet. Given Abrams identify attractiveness, his ebook will attraction either to woodworkers and to television audience. instructed for all public libraries.

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37 WALL-MOUNTED LUMBER RACK W HEN BILL HYLTON designed his lumber racks, he decided that he wanted lots of storage for long boards as well as usable offcuts (see the photo on p. 36). His wall-mounted system incorporates columns with cantilevered arms for the long boards, and a lower section for piles of offcuts up to 2 ft. long. The columns that make up the rack consist of recycled 2x4 construction lumber sandwiched between lengths of 3⁄4-in. -thick pine. -thick plywood gussets, which add bearing strength.

Trim the shelves for a snug fit in their openings, and nail them to their supports. 7. Glue and nail the kick rail in place. Tack on the trim molding. 8. All that’s left to do is to install the various dowel rods and clamp rails. Check your local home- and building-supply outlets for rod brackets and aluminum angles. To hold his spring clamps, Bentzley attached the aluminum angle and clamp rail to the wall studs 30 ✦ CLAMP CABINET (see the photo on p. 16). If that doesn’t work for you, however, you can attach the pieces by fastening the ends to the case sides.

3. Lay out a divider on each half, as shown in step 3 of the drawing. Saw off the divider, again using a portable circular saw and guide. MOBILE CLAMP RACK ✦ 31 Mobile Clamp Rack THIS RACK IS MADE FROM 3⁄4''-thick hardwood plywood, glued and screwed together. The solid-wood clamp support rails are screwed to the divider and case sides. Twin rails help keep longer clamps from swinging freely. Space the rails to suit your collection of clamps. A ramped shelf and center post keep handscrews from wandering around.

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