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  1. Hand Cut Mortise and Tenon Joints



    Using a saw to hand cut tenons


    Create a standard hidden (blind) mortise and tenon joint with just a few tools.

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  2. Make a Perfect Miter Joint



    Assembled miter joinery


    How to cut and assemble a perfect miter joint.

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  3. Builder Basics: Drawer-making Details



    Close up of drawer with slides


    Drawers are some of the most useful furniture components we can build. You can make them in several ways with various corner joints. Here are some considerations.

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  4. The Best Tool Accessory for Cutting Precise Miters

    man at workbench with table saw miter gauge


    In this Rockler Woodworking and Hardware demonstration, Chris shows you the features that make the new Rockler Precision Miter Gauge and Miter Gauge Fence stand out from other woodworking miter gauges and fences. Rockler's Precision Miter Gauge features accurately machined positive stops at the most commonly used locations, plus a miter bar with adjustable nylon set screws so it fits your slot to a T, while retaining silky smooth sliding. You'll enjoy all the essential features of a good solid miter gauge—accuracy, solidity and ease-of-use—in an affordable package. The Rockler Miter Gauge Fence extends up to 24'' long to give you plenty of reference surface for perfect miters and 90° cuts. A sacrificial fence face is included to give you zero-clearance backup support for cutting dados and other joinery cuts. For perfect repeatability, a flip-down stop is also provided. Precision extruded aluminum is used for the body of the fence, ensuring accuracy without unnecessary weight.

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  5. Cutting Mortises on a Router Table



    Mortise joint cut with a router


    There are lots of ways to cut a mortise. Your router table is one of the quickest and most foolproof options.

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  6. Four Types of Dovetail Joints



    Diagram of a dovetail joint


    Consider these four types of dovetail joints for your next project.

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  7. Build Strong Miter Joints with Splines



    Miter joint fortified with splines


    A stone-simple jig makes it easy to cut mitered spline joints on your router table.

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  8. Cutting Box Joints



    Completed router cut box joint


    A simple way to cut box joints using a special jig and your router table.

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