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Edition #241.1

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Edition #241.1

Woodworking Technique

Carved Diamond Molding

"Carved molding" usually means complicated profiles using a number of specialized tools. Chris Fitch demonstrates the process for carving an English Arts & Crafts style molding. The only tool you need is an ordinary bench chisel.

Designer's Notebook

Drill Press Edge Sander

You've probably installed a sanding drum in your drill press to smooth curved edges. But your drill press can do so much more. Designer John Doyle shows off an edge sanding attachment you can build to tackle straight edges, curves, and even miters with confidence.

Shop Tip

Shelf Liner Glue Mat

Sure a workbench is a tool, so it's going to see some wear and tear. But errant dried glue drips can damage project pieces and can be a pain to remove without chipping your benchtop. Here's a simple solution that you can get from a trip to a discount store.