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Edition #239.1

Working With Tools

Hand Saws

Hand saws occupy a prime place in many woodworking shops. Logan Wittmer shows off four of his saws and talks about which saw to buy first and where to put them to use.

Woodworking Technique

Mortising Machine

Forming an accurate mortise is the first step in creating strong mortise and tenon joints. One way to get the job done is to use a mortising machine. Phil Huber shows how to get the tool set up for top-notch work.

Shop Tip

Don't Lose Drivers

Having the right driver bit on hand seems obvious, but depending on the types of screws you're using, it can be more difficult to have the right type and size. Here's a clever idea to have the correct driver and keep it from getting lost.