Making Tongue-and-Groove Pinch Sticks
This reader ran into some trouble measuring a window, but thanks to a scrapped tongue-and-groove joint, he found a simple way to make pinch sticks.
Why Use Drop Cuts at the Router Table?
Why can’t you always start router cuts from the open end of a workpiece?
Side-Rabbet Planes and Chamfer Planes
Ernie introduces you to tow unique planes, the side-rabbet plane and the chamfer plane. The side rabbet plane is designed to cut the sides of a groove to fit a wider panel. The chamfer plane straddles the corner of a board to cut a precise chamfer.
VIDEO: Plow Planes
Ernie Conover introduces you to plow planes. You learn how to set up and correctly use a plow plane to cut grooves for drawers and panels.
Amana Thin Kerf Dado Set – AWFS 2015
This new dado blade set adjusts to cut grooves from 1/16-in. to 1/4-in. thick.
Milling Custom V-Groove Paneling or Wainscot
V-groove paneling or wainscot is easy to make with a tongue-and-groove bit set on the router table.
Three Tongue-and-Groove Routing Options
How to cut tongue and groove joints using your router table.
Cutting Tongue-and-Groove Joints on a Table Saw
Learn how to cut tongue-and-groove joints on your table saw. Tongue-and-groove joints add strength and exact alignment to your panels.