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babbitt bearings, replacing, 47:50–47:52
babbitt metal, source, 47:50
Babcock, Richard, 15:36–15:40
back-beveling, sources for, 50:12
Backsplashes
 curved, 89:60, 89:64, 89:65
Backsplashes, curved, 89:60, 89:64, 89:65
Bacon, Ben
 carving, 5:18–5:23
  leaves, 27:42–27:47
  repeat moldings, 13:32
 sharpening carving tools, 8:22–8:27
Bahco-Milford
 bandsaw blades
  reviewed, 91:110
Bahco-Milford, bandsaw blades, reviewed, 91:110
Bailey planes, 54:64
Bailey, Leonard, 54:64
Baker, Bill, glue-up rack, 40:96
Baldwin, Steve, Noah's Ark toy, 63:76–63:79
ballet and dance floor finishes, 61:18–61:20, 63:12
  (safety note)
balls
 croquet, turning, 13:54–13:55
 roller, sources for, 56:120
 wooden, source, 4:36
bamboo skewers, 78:22
Bandages
 liquid, 105:23
Bandages, liquid, 105:23
banding
 inlaying with decorative, 58:46–58:48
 making, 58:49
 sources for, 58:49
 styles of, 58:47
 trimmer, shop-made, 58:48
bandsaw blades
 bi-metal, 4:45
 carbide-tipped, 4:45
 choosing, 38:45
 cleaning, 39:12
 filing, 35:22
 folding tips, 74:10
 for resawing
  reviewed and American Woodworker rated,
    70:51
  veneer, 57:14
 hook-tooth, 4:45
 preventing residue buildup, 39:12
 recycling, 37:24
 silver-soldering, 39:58
 skip-tooth, 4:45
 sources, 38:45, 79:56, 81:50
 splicer for, source, 8:9
 steel, 4:45
 storing, 84:46
 tension, 4:47–4:48
 types, 4:45, 38:45
 welding, 8:9
bandsaw fences
 curved, 23:18–23:19
 curved for resawing, 61:50–61:51
 extra-large, 72:108
 for resawing, 4:47
bandsaw jigs
 circle-cutting, 1:10, 65:34, 74:44
 duplicator reviewed, 82:101
 for compound bevels, 24:26–24:27
 for compound cuts, 74:45
 for dovetails, 74:48–74:49
 for resawing, 45:24, 74:46
 pattern-cutting, 74:43
 table, 6:10
 V-jig, 19:66–19:68
Bandsaws. See also Featherboards; Fences; Roller
  stands; Sawblades; Sawmills; Spring boards;
  Stops; Tables: outfeed
 14-in. heavy-duty
  reviewed, 91:24
 14-in. heavy-duty, reviewed, 91:24
 blade drift with, 110:76
 blade tensioning, 110:76
 blades for, 104:94–95
  2001 recommended, 92:104
  resawing, 104:80
  tensioning, 111:20, 111:68–70
 brakes for, 111:70

center-finder jig for, 86:14
 circle-cutting jig for, 101:48
 circles on, 102:58
 drift of, 104:96
 dust collection for, 88:16, 90:25, 111:70
 dust-collection for, 91:42
 dust-collection port for, 110:16
 features of, 90:24–25, 97:21–24, 110:72–76,
   111:66–72
  new, 104:77–80
 fences for
  drift-adjusting, 102:54
 fences for, drift-adjusting, 102:54
 for resawing
  blades for, 91:104–105
  recommended, 90:26–27, 90:118
  reviewed, 88:84–91
 guide blocks for, 88:90
  disposable, 88:24
  phenolic, 91:42
 guide blocks of
  shims for, 85:18
 guide blocks of, shims for, 85:18
 guide posts of
  testing, 111:67
 guides for, 110:73, 110:75, 111:68–69
  ceramic, 104:80
 guides for, ceramic, 104:80
 half-lap cuts on, 102:55–56
 heights for, 111:70
 large
  reviewed, 111:65–79
 octagons on, 88:22
 offcut tray for, 111:18
 outfeed tables for
  drill-press as, 88:94
 outfeed tables for, drill-press as, 88:94
 parts sources for, 91:45
 recommended
  2001, 92:104
 recommended 2003, 97:26
 recommended, 2001, 92:104
 resawing
  reviewed, 104:37
  welded-frame, 106:23
 resawing difficulties with, 111:8
 resawing on, 88:23, 104:94–96
  blades for, 91:104–105
 resawing with, 110:74
 reviewed, 110:71–83
 shims with, 102:55
 sideways nibble cut with, 102:56
 sizing, 110:74–76
 sleds for, 112:67, 112:69
  aluminum-shod, 101:16
  tenoning, 101:18
 springs for, 111:68–70
 squaring cuts on, 92:27
 stop blocks for, 102:56
 table for
  temporary, 89:25
 table for, temporary, 89:25
 tables for
  auxiliary, 102:53–55
  auxillary, 91:42
 taper jig for, 100:25
 tapers with
  wide, 89:89
 tapers with, wide, 89:89
 template guide for, 106:66
 tension on
  relieving, 100:16
 tension on, relieving, 100:16
 tensioner for
  quick-crank, 91:42
 tensioner for, quick-crank, 91:42
 tensioners for
  replacement, 86:24
 tensioners for, replacement, 86:24
 tires of
  cleaning, 89:16
 tires of, cleaning, 89:16
 tool holder for
  magnetic, 91:42
 tool holder for, magnetic, 91:42
 types of, 90:23, 90:25
 vibration from
  testing, 111:67
 wheel crowns of, 111:69
 wheels of
  aligning, 111:8
  testing, 111:67
bandsaws
 anatomy of, 38:39, 70:45
 blades for (See bandsaw blades)
 bow saw as alternative to, 9:25–9:26
 buyer's guide, 10:25–10:30, 38:38–38:44, 39:4
   correction, 41:68–41:69, 48:72–48:75,
   55:58–55:62, 62:50–62:54, 69:52–69:56,
   76:28–76:32
  reviewed and American Woodworker rated,
    70:44–70:50
 compound cutting on, 57:30, 74:45
 cutting curved rails on, 24:33
 cutting small pieces on, 24:12
 cutting spline miters on, 17:60–17:61, 68:36
 cutting thick stock on, 23:48
 dust collector, shop-made, 54:28
 features and types, 48:72–48:73, 55:58–55:59,
   62:50–62:51, 69:52–69:53, 70:48,
   76:28–76:29
 fences for (See bandsaw fences)
 guide bearings, source for, 81:50
 guide bearings, 74:84
 guide blocks, 10:29, 55:59, 63:34, 76:6
  shop-made, 65:32, 75:16
 guide blocks and thrust bearings, adjusting,
   25:22–25:23, 74:47
 guide types, 38:38–38:39, 70:45
 jigs (See bandsaw jigs)
 milling logs on, 44:10, 58:32
 resawing, 10:30
  blade selection for, 81:47–81:48
  feeder for, 67:28
  fences for, 4:47, 54:16, 61:50–61:51
  motor HP requirements, 4:43
  pivot fence for, 4:46
  safely, 4:44
  techniques, 4:42–4:48, 12:6, 38:31, 74:46
 sources, 10:27
 stop switch for
  hands-free, 53:22
  moving for safety, 70:38
 table, 49:26
  adjusting angle of, 33:14, 72:30
  shop-made, 81:103–81:104
 three-wheeled, 10:28
 tuning, 25:18–25:23, 38:43, 74:47
 upgrading, 81:51
 wheels
  checking alignment, 25:20–25:21
  cleaning, 32:18
  true-up techniques, 72:12
 zero-clearance inserts, source for, 83:12
Banks
 magic-coin, 87:82, 87:88–89
Banks, magic-coin, 87:82, 87:88–89
bar gauges, buyer's guide, 62:13
bark, preserving on rustic work, 67:20. See also
  specific species
Barnum, Andy
 turned birdhouses, 13:17
 wooden spokeshave, 21:17–21:20
baroque style, 15:54, 16:56–16:59, 18:58–18:61
barrel bolt connectors, sources for, 79:38
Barrett, Jim
 carbide saw blades, 13:23–13:29
 cordless drill-drivers, 18:40–18:45
 doweling jigs, 3:32–3:38
 honing guides, 9:28–9:33
 jigsaws, 41:82–41:83
 knockdown fasteners, types, 40:50–40:53
 power miter saws, 41:98–41:99
 reviews Porter-Cable Profile Sander, 57:86
 sanders
  belt sanders, 16:46
  portable belt sanders, 41:74–41:75, 57:44–57:46
  random-orbit sanders, 22:30–22:35
 scrollsaws, 41:106–41:107
 vises, 26:54–26:57
Bartholome, Jean
 garden bench, 81:66–81:72
 on sheet goods, 104:64–70
 on simple cabinets, 87:33–43
 outfitting a workshop for less than $3,000,
   83:42–83:45
 picnic table, 80:74–80:78
Barton, Wayne
 carving letters, 15:14
 chip carving basics, 56:46–56:49
 Swiss-style chip carving, 2:18–2:22
baseball bats, making, 78:12
Bases
 concrete weighted, 98:54–59
Bases, concrete weighted, 98:54–59
baskets, garden trug, 58:43–58:45
basswood carving blocks, source, 67:18
Bat Conservation International, 46:48–46:49
bat house, 46:48–46:49, 50:10
Batteries
 for cordless tools, 111:46
 rebuilding, 93:10
 recharging, 105:8
 recycling, 87:14, 108:12
 types of, 90:17
batteries
 charger caddy, 50:22
 chargers, 35:45
 charging tips, 35:45
 disposal, 83:69
 maintenance tips, 83:69
 nickel-cadmium (NiCad)
  recycling, 33:80, 67:18
  source, 39:14
 nickel-cadmium (NiCad) compared to NiMH
   (nickel metal-hydride), 83:69
 safe recharging, 50:22, 53:20–53:22
battery technology, changes in, 62:23–62:24
bayonet saws. See jigsaws
Beadboard
 making, 95:22
Beadboard, making, 95:22
Beading
 adding, 93:23
 with router, 106:76, 112:49
beading
 ***-beading on drawer fronts, 75:11
 making raised, 50:22
beading tools, sharpening, 30:60–30:61
Beall, Jerry R.
 English vs. metric measurement, 63:120
 wooden quick-release vise, 66:62–66:65
Bearings
 bronze, 106:39, 106:41
Bearings, bronze, 106:39, 106:41
bearings, sources for cabinet, 74:66
bed irons, source of reproduction, 6:19
Beds
 assembling, 85:67–69
 hardware for, 85:59, 85:69
 headboards for
  making, 85:66
 headboards for, making, 85:66
 mattresses for, 85:59
 stock for, 85:59, 85:69
 turned-post
  making, 85:56–69
 turned-post, making, 85:56–69
beds
 basic design, 81:40–81:45
 Chinese-style, 33:20–33:23
 contemporary four-poster, 21:36–21:41
 curved legs for, 40:10
 headboard, mortise-and-tenon joint in, 38:16
 low-post, 6:16–6:22
 modifying for bed linen problems, 61:18
 rail fasteners, sources for, 81:45
 sleigh, 64:44–64:49, 66:14 correction
bee's wing figure. See figure
beech, characteristics and uses, 59:76
beeswax
 mixing, 66:60
 over shellac, 66:58, 66:61
Beetles, powder post
 diagnosing, 105:8
Beetles, powder post, diagnosing, 105:8
Begnal, Tom
 jointers, 41:34–41:35
 thickness planers, 41:38–41:39
belt grinder. See grinders
belt sanders, 2:36, 37:16
 belts
  changing, 5:11
  repairing, 75:17
 buyer's guide, 16:46–16:51, 41:74–41:75,
   62:60–62:62, 69:58–69:60, 76:34–76:36
  reviewed and American Woodworker rated,
    79:66–79:69
 dust collection for, 16:48–16:50, 65:34
 features and types, 62:60–62:61, 69:58–69:59,
   76:34–76:35, 79:66–79:69
 graphite platen, sources for, 57:46
 jig for thin stock, 71:38
 portable
  buyer's guide, 48:76–48:78
  converted to stationary, 63:32
  features and types, 48:76, 48:77
 safety practices, 57:45
 smoothing the platen, 60:32
 sources, 16:51
 techniques for using, 57:44–57:46
 tracking problems, 2:10, 4:11
 variable-speed, 16:47–16:49
 waste, removing with, 30:18
belt-disc sanders
 avoiding fire hazards from, 55:86
 buyer's guide, 41:86–41:87, 48:98–48:100,
   55:86–55:88, 62:56–62:58, 69:62–69:64,
   76:41–76:44
 features and types, 48:98–48:99, 55:86–55:87,
   62:56–62:57, 69:62–69:63, 76:41–76:42
Belts
 link, 91:39, 91:41
belts. See drive belts
Belts, link, 91:39, 91:41
Bench Dog
 router tables
  reviewed, 92:70–71, 92:70–73
 router tables, reviewed, 92:70–71, 92:70–73
 tablesaw-mount router table, 85:30
Bench dogs
 making, 89:43
 wooden, 105:47
bench dogs, types, 55:13
bench grinders
 characteristics, 1:46–1:47, 30:48–30:49
 height of, 72:30
 vibration, correcting, 34:12–34:14
bench planes. See planes
bench support for long boards, 47:28
bench-stop clamping jig, wedge-shaped, 1:10
Benches
 garden
  building, 86:46–51
 garden, building, 86:46–51
 tool-tote, insert
 with hinged top, 106:72–78
benches (furniture). See also workbenches
 Amish style, 53:32–53:34
 garden, 19:20–19:25, 81:66–81:72
 knockdown, for porch, 31:45–31:46
 Shaker dining, 18:51
 slab-wood, 5:40–5:41
 storage, Colonial-style, 34:58–34:61
benchtop. See workbenches
Bending. See Kerf bending; Lamination
Bennett, Garry Knox, 14:34–14:35
bent lamination
 glues for, sources, 38:32, 75:12
 jig, for table skirt, 3:22–3:23
 techniques, 31:8, 35:67, 38:28–38:32, 72:64–72:65
Bentzley, Craig W.
 crotch mahogany graining, 42:43
 curly maple graining, 42:43
 drill press table, shop-made, 61:69–61:71, 67:12
 hanging cupboards, 22:18–22:23, 24:4 correction,
   42:45
 making inlays in wood, 36:33
 Pennsylvania spice box, 36:28–36:33, 39:4
   correction
 tavern table, 19:29–19:35
 woodgraining, 42:42–42:46
Berner, Marc
 choosing scrollsaw blades, 71:66–71:67
 reviews DeWalt DW788 scrollsaw, 60:86
Bessey
 parallel-jaw clamps, 96:29
Bessey Miter and Band Clamps, 72:50–72:51
Bessey, parallel-jaw clamps, 96:29
bevel
 angle, 1:47
  calculating, 67:49, 71:36, 82:79
 angle block for grinding, 82:80
 flat-ground, 16:41–16:42
 for carving tools, 8:24
 for chisels, 1:47–1:50
 functionality in a table, 68:40
 grinding, 1:46–1:47, 8:23–8:24, 16:43–16:45
 grinding bevel distinguished from sharpening
   bevel, 71:69
 hollow-ground, 16:41–16:42
 honing, 16:44–16:45
 on tablesaw blades, 13:24–13:27
 terminology, 52:33
bevel-finder, source, 9:29
Bevels
 on tablesaw, 108:78, 109:67, 109:71
 on tablesaws, 101:47
 tablesaw sled for, 110:46
 throat plates for, 95:51, 95:57
 with tablesaw, 94:66
bevels, buyer's guide, 62:15
bezel (as proper name for the sloped surface on a
  cutting edge), 52:4, 66:67. See also bevel
Biesanz, Barry, lapping and sharpening plates, 52:36
Bigelow, B. William
 bookcase, 8:48–8:51
 fastening tabletops, 4:39–4:41
 jointers, 3:16–3:21
 round-top chest, 4:49–4:53
 sawing polygons, 26:8
bigleaf mahogany. See mahogany
Birch
 finishing, 89:120–122
 for other-species matching, 89:117, 89:122
 grades of, 89:116
 plywood, 89:118–119
 species of, 89:115
 vs. maple, 89:123
birch
 bark, using in projects, 39:16
 finishes for figured, 63:98–63:100
 plywood
  source for Finnish, 19:57
  sources for Baltic, 19:57, 38:18, 80:47
Birchard, John, bodgers, 8:36–8:41
bird feeder, 43:46–43:47
bird's eye maple
 buying, 81:30
 characteristics and uses, 81:28–81:32
 grading, 81:31
 sources for, 81:33
 working, 81:32–81:33
Bird's mouth joinery
 bits for
  reviewed, 92:32
Bird's mouth joinery, bits for, reviewed, 92:32
Bird, Lonnie
 clamping pressure, 47:6–47:8
 cope-and-stick joinery, 35:56–35:57, 50:58–50:61
 cutting lists, how to devise, 66:48–66:49
 dimensioning stock, 39:60–39:64
 drying wood, 42:12–42:14
 edge jointing, 40:10
 furniture and projects
  Colonial corner cupboard, 67:62–67:67, 71:24
    (addendum)
  display shelves, 70:62–70:65
  Philadelphia lowboy, 38:46–38:51, 66:22
  Queen Anne table, 29:22–29:27
  Queen Anne tea table, 49:46–49:51
  tombstone doors, 72:72–72:78
 glue-up techniques, 44:37–44:41
 grinding shaper knives, 35:54–35:55
 making molding, 49:50–49:51
 reducing wood movement, 39:64
 router table vs. shaper, 45:12–45:14
 shaper, 34:53–34:57
 shaper techniques, 35:52–35:56
birdhouses
 dimensions, 13:22
 for purple martins, 25:48–25:53
 sawing steep angles for, 54:28
 turning, 13:17–13:22
Biscuit Joiner Handbook, review, 15:58
Biscuit joiners
 mini-biscuits for, 85:54
 routers as, 85:53
biscuit joiners
 anatomy of, 73:70–73:71
 buyer's guide, 2:24–2:25, 34:48–34:52,
   41:48–41:49, 48:44–48:46, 55:64–55:66,
   62:64–62:66, 69:66–69:68
  reviewed and American Woodworker rated,
    73:70–73:77
 clamping jig for, 79:17
 converted
  from angle grinder, 34:52
  from router, 34:20, 34:52
 features and types, 48:45, 55:64–55:65,
   62:64–62:65, 69:66–69:67, 73:72–73:74
 fence
  adaptations, 75:17
  designs, 73:72
 hardware, 2:27
 offset fence, 53:20
 using, 34:48
Biscuit joinery. See Plate joinery
 double slots for, 110:61–62
 for miters, 109:58
 for table rails, 94:62, 94:63
 mistake correction for, 110:64
 slots for, 94:80
biscuit joints
 beveled, 2:26
 design issues, 51:57
 door frames using, 50:64–50:65, 53:6 (addendum)
 edge-to-edge, 50:32
 edge-to-face, 2:26
 end-to-edge, 2:26
 end-to-face, 2:26
 glue up time, 60:20
 mitered, 2:26
  jig for, 47:120
 techniques for, 2:23–2:27, 51:57, 79:73
 telegraphing (depressions) in, 51:12
 types, 48:44
biscuits, sources for S-6, 53:6
Bits
 as gauges, 94:63
 bird's mouth, 92:32
 brad-point, 91:78
 bullnose
  small, 93:23, 93:108
 bullnose, small, 93:23, 93:108
 carbide, 108:70
  sharpening, 92:17
 chamfer, 93:108
 cove
  source for, 93:108
 cove, source for, 93:108
 depth gauges for
  making, 92:81
 depth gauges for, making, 92:81
 dovetail
  care with, 85:14
 dovetail, care with, 85:14
 drawer-lock, 92:60–61
 drill
  as depth gauges, 92:79
 drill, as depth gauges, 92:79
 for "recoverable" beads
  reviewed, 87:26
 for "recoverable" beads, reviewed, 87:26
 for Euro hinges, 110:38
 for quick-change drivers, 112:42
 for raised-panel doors, foldout
 Forstner, 111:24–34
  speed for, 93:12
  types of, 111:26–27
  using, 111:26–34
 Forstner, speed for, 93:12
 hole-saw
  chip clearance for, 87:18
 hole-saw, chip clearance for, 87:18
 hollow screw-remover, 85:10
 pattern, 93:108
 plug-cutter, 87:64, 87:65
 rail-and-stile
  adjustable, 108:22
 rail-and-stile, adjustable, 108:22
 round-over, 93:108
 router
  anti-kickback, 90:16
  beading, 106:76
  cleaning, 102:18, 102:49
  core-box, 85:85
  depth retainers for, 103:24
  end-grain, 111:54, 111:55
  flush trim, 87:65, 87:80
  for raised-panels, 111:54
  for template routing, 106:67
  insert flush-trim, 111:49
  long-grain, 111:54, 111:57
  panel raiser, 86:34, 86:43
  panel-raising, 111:54, 111:58–59, foldout
  pattern, 103:70, 103:72
  rabbeting, 103:62
  rail-and-stile, 86:8, 86:32–34, 86:43, 87:26
  sash, 106:10
  sharpening, insert
  slot-cutter vs. plate joiners, 87:8
  spiral up-cutting, 87:63, 87:65
  vertical molding, 85:83
  with insert cutters, 94:34
 router slot-cutter, 99:50
 screw pilot, 87:37
 self-centering
  source for, 93:108
 self-centering, source for, 93:108
 slot-cutter
  adjustable, 103:31
 slot-cutter, adjustable, 103:31
 spiral-up-cut, 85:51
 stop collars for, 91:78
 storage for, 100:32, 112:54, 112:55, 112:56
  drop-down, 111:94
 tiny
  micro-chucks for, APR 04:8
 tiny, micro-chucks for, 107:8
 tongue-and-groove, 95:75
 tongue-and-groove adjustable
  reviewed, 92:31
 tongue-and-groove adjustable, reviewed, 92:31
 Trufit
  for dowels, 109:13
 Trufit, for dowels, 109:13
 undersized
  for plywood dadoes, 85:51
 undersized, for plywood dadoes, 85:51
bits. See also auger bits; drill bits; router bits
 lock-miter, source, 11:6, 79:59
 removing rust from, 82:10
 sawtooth, sharpening, 49:75
 spoon bits, source for, 71:65
Black & Decker
 cordless mid-sized drills
  recommended, 91:54
  reviewed, 91:52–53
 drill FSD 122K, 97:32
 random-orbit sanders, reviewed, 90:88
 right-angle screwdriver, 98:32
 router RP400
  reviewed, 92:30
 router RP400, reviewed, 92:30
 Work-Mate
  as tool base, 98:42
 Work-Mate, as tool base, 98:42
Black and Decker
 sander Dragster, 112:22
black chalkboard paint, source for, 68:24
Black spp. Decker
 cordless mid-sized drills
  recommended, 91:54
  reviewed, 91:52–53
 random-orbit sanders
  reviewed, 90:88
 random-orbit sanders, reviewed, 90:88
black walnut. See walnut
Blackburn, J. Barrie, turned toy top, 35:50–35:51
blade cleaner, reviewed, 84:24. See also specific type
  of blade
blades and cutters. See circular saw blades; knives;
  specific tool
Blandford, Percy, clamping with wedges,
  42:64–42:65
blast gates, modifying, 59:32, 79:16
bleach
 A-B, 4:29, 72:36
 calcium hypochlorite, crystals, 4:28
 chlorine, liquid, 4:27, 72:34
 for oak stains, recipe, 35:12
 lye (sodium hydroxide), 4:29
 on wood, 4:27–4:29
 oxalic acid, 4:28, 72:38
 peroxide, 72:38
 sodium hypochlorite, crystals, 4:28
 sources, 4:29
 types and use, 45:72–45:74, 72:34–72:38
bleeding
 in oil finishes, 28:50, 60:45
 in Spanish cedar, 59:22, 61:12
Blemishes
 touch-up for, 95:24
Blemishes, touch-up for, 95:24
Blenk, Stephen H.
 bowl bases, 74:24–74:32
 burls, working with, 39:48–39:51
 coring systems reviewed, 70:70–70:71
 cutting glass, 40:58
 cyanoacrylate adhesive, 32:10, 40:13
 deep hollowing lathe tools reviewed, 72:58–72:62
 dust helmets, 33:24–33:28
 furniture and projects
  bowls, 68:74–68:77
  Christmas ornament, 77:26–77:32
  duck call, 42:72–42:75
  kaleidoscope by, 40:54–40:60
  miniature goblet, 27:19–27:21
  pencil box, 59:58–59:61
  ring boxes, 56:70–56:72
  spiral-turned candlesticks, 73:28–73:35
  table legs, 59:44–59:47
  turned toys, 70:56–70:58
  turning a whistle, 75:20–75:28, 78:17 correction
  Victorian ornament, 29:52–29:57
 lathe chucks, 43:62–43:67
 lathes, 41:94–41:95
  buying, 38:16
  mini lathes, 58:12, 59:12
  reviews Delta Top-Turn 46-860, 50:78
  reviews mini, 52:55–52:56
  reviews Oneway 2036, 64:94
  screwless faceplate attachment, 47:14
  speed-changing on, 34:12
  tuning, 42:36–42:39
 motors
  direct-current drives for lathes, 34:68–34:69
  three-phase motors, 30:10
 on Rude Osolnik, 39:56–39:59
 plate turning, 78:98–78:104
 sharpening and grinding, 30:56–30:61, 49:12
 silver-soldering bandsaw blades, 39:59
 steadyrest by, 40:56
 turning miniatures, 27:16–27:18
blocks, jig for cutting, 68:58
bloodwood, sources for, 57:69
Blue Ox Millworks, 37:56–37:58
blue stain in wood, explained, 75:8
bluing, source, 39:14
Boak, ***
 bubinga, 33:58
 butternut, 32:60
 exporting timber, 31:10
 granadillo, 30:66
 importing timber, 10:72
 lacewood, 28:62
 mahogany, 36:72
 maple, 29:64
 oak, 31:58
 Sitka spruce, 35:26
 sugar pine, 37:72
 teak, 38:74
 walnut, 34:72
 woods for instruments, 26:8–26:10
board feet, how to calculate, 82:12
Boardman, Allan
 blockmaking jig, 68:56–68:57
 dog puzzle by, 17:36
 Nob's neverending puzzle, 68:56–68:57, 70:18
   correction
bocce balls
 rules of the game, 81:22
 turning, 81:18–81:23
bodgers
 history of, 8:36–8:41
 information on, 14:40
 shaving horse, 14:36–14:40
Boley, Forrest, two-step library stepladder,
  26:28–26:30
Bolts
 hanger, 106:45
 locking
  making, 93:77, 93:79
 locking, making, 93:77, 93:79
book rack, sliding, 31:36–31:37
Bookcases
 Arts-and-Crafts style, 88:76–83
 Arts-and-Crafts style knockdown, 91:58–72
 bow-front
  making, 103:56–67
 bow-front, making, 103:56–67
 floor pins for, 86:63
 formal built-in, 86:58–66
  materials list for, 86:61
  molding for, 86:59–60, 86:61, 86:65
 from plywood carcase, 91:86
 installing, 88:82–83
 plywood
  parts for, 88:81
 plywood, parts for, 88:81
 safety chains for, 91:60
 simple plywood, 95:76–86
 toe boards for, 91:62, 91:65
 valances for, 91:62, 91:65, 91:66
bookcases
 backless
  contemporary, 8:48–8:51
  correcting sagging in, 42:26
  doweled, 28:40–28:43
 from reclaimed lumber, 77:78–77:82
 two-part, 82:56–82:63
 universal carcase, 6:47
 with drawer, 6:44–6:46
Bookends
 lead-filled, 87:82, 87:86–87
bookends
 bar clamp, 64:68–64:69
 laminated, 18:32–18:33, 60:70–60:71
Bookends, lead-filled, 87:82, 87:86–87
bookmatching
 minimizing contrast in boards, 34:16
 resawing, 4:43
 techniques, 42:79–42:80
 veneers, 16:28
Bookstands
 Mission, APR 04:66–79
Bookstands, Mission, 107:66–79
boomerang, 19:56–19:60
Borgeson, Edwin, shop-made doweling machine,
  46:88
boring horizontally. See horizontal boring
Bosch
 belt sander 1295D
  recommended, 97:78
 belt sander 1295D, recommended, 97:78
 belt sanders
  reviewed, 90:90
 belt sanders, reviewed, 90:90
 cordless mid-sized drills
  recommended, 91:54
  reviewed, 91:52–53
 drill chuck, 112:40
 drills
  12v recommended, 97:32
  cordless, 97:16
 jigsaw 1590EVSK, 108:19
 miter saw 3912
  reviewed, 105:68–69
 miter saw 3912, reviewed, 105:68–69
 miter saw B3915
  recommended, 97:69
 miter saw B3915, recommended, 97:69
 miter saws
  recommended, 90:63–64
  reviewed, 90:119
 radio Power Box, 111:48
 random-orbit sanders
  recommended, 90:86, 90:88
  reviewed, 90:88, 90:122
 router 1617EVS
  recommended, 97:86
 router 1617EVS, recommended, 97:86
 router 1617EVSPK
  recommended, 99:68
 router 1617EVSPK, recommended, 99:68
 router 1619EVS, 106:63
 router tables
  reviewed, 92:70–71
 router tables, reviewed, 92:70–71
 routers
  recommended, 90:96, 90:98–99, 90:122, 90:123
  reviewed, 85:74–76
 routers 3-HP
  recommended, 90:123
 routers 3-HP, recommended, 90:123
 routers mid-sized
  recommended, 90:122
 routers mid-sized, recommended, 90:122
 tablesaw 4000, 95:49
Bostitch
 nailer BT-200K-2
  reviewed, 102:74–75
Bostitch, nailer BT-200K-2, reviewed, 102:74–75
Bostock, Glenn, making a stroke sander, 7:39–7:45
Boston Museum of Fine Arts furniture show,
  14:32–14:35
Boulle inlays, 72:52–72:57
Boulle, André Charles, 72:53
bow, laminated hunting, 32:48–32:51
bowing (warp along the grain). See also cupping
  (warp across the grain); twisting (propeller-
  shaped warp); warpage
 correcting, 15:33–15:35, 50:16
 in wide boards, 15:32–15:33
bowl turning
 basics, 37:42–37:47, 68:74–68:77
 beautiful bases, 74:24–74:32, 79:22
 coring systems reviewed, 70:70–70:71
 cutting rings with jigsaw, 42:4
 green wood, techniques and tips, 54:44–54:47
 mounting and remounting options, 68:76
 nested bowls, 64:32
 shop-made chucks for, 37:46
 stack laminated, 39:56–39:59
Bowls
 turned
  primavera, 99:102
bowls
 carved, 36:49–36:53
 coloring, 64:50–64:51
 stack-laminated, designing, 39:57
 world's largest, 64:60–64:61
Bowls, turned
 blanks for
  preparing, 85:99
 blanks for, preparing, 85:99
 natural-edge, 85:98–103
 primavera, 99:102
Bowman, Willis
 dovetail jig set-up, 84:10
 drawers, wear away problems, 84:12
 planing without jointing, 84:9
bowsaws
 anatomy of, 63:58
 as alternative to bandsaw, 9:25–9:26
 making, 63:57–63:58
 using, 63:58–63:59
Boxes. See also Tool caddies
 clamping, 93:86
 dividers for, 93:90
 jewelry, 93:80–90, 93:80–90
  sources for, 93:108
 lids for, 93:88
 magic-coin puzzle, 87:82, 87:88–89
 quick storage, 105:38
 small elegant, 105:52–57
boxes
 ABC boxes, 84:75
 bandsawn, 49:56–49:58
 basic, 14:20–14:23
 brass, drilling, 12:44, 14:4 correction
 candle, 27:33–27:35, 42:62–42:63
 frame-and-panel, 14:18–14:23
 grain matching in, 17:60
 heart-shaped, 57:65–57:69
 installing hinges on, 15:45–15:47, 79:20
 jewelry (See jewelry boxes)
 joints for, 14:19–14:21, 52:39
 kerf-bent, 52:31–52:32
 letter, 37:59–37:63
 music
  movements for, sources, 28:55
  plans, 28:53–28:55
 New England pipe, 10:31–10:33
 novelty, 29:42–29:43, 35:58–35:59, 39:38–39:39
 pencil, 59:58–59:61
 Pennsylvania spice, 36:28–36:33, 39:4 correction
 puzzle, 50:55–50:57, 67:58–67:61
 recipe, 24:54–24:57
 Shaker bentwood, 11:17–11:23
 Siberian birchbark, 57:96
 torsion (See torsion boxes)
 trapezoid, 65:48–65:51
 turned
  apple-shaped, 14:52–14:55
  for rings, 56:70–56:72
  multiaxis, 71:72–71:75
  perfect-fitting lids for, 51:36–51:39
  with mirror, 23:49–23:51
 veneer techniques, 64:56–64:59, 66:12 (safety
   note)
bracket feet
 ogee techniques, 25:43
 strengthening, 59:16
brackets, shop-made, 40:26
Brad nailers
 hoseless, 95:30
Brad nailers, hoseless, 95:30
Brad setters
 for nail removal, 93:26, 93:108
Brad setters, for nail removal, 93:26, 93:108
Brader, Ed, laying out a kitchen, 59:42–59:43
brads. See nails
Brandman, Keith, roll-around cart for sheet goods,
  70:128
brass bar stock, source, 43:31
brass hardware and pulls
 antiquing, 74:8
 hinge blanks, sources for, 37:63, 54:40
 polishing, 32:16
 pulls and handles
  Chippendale style, 47:72
  fabrication of, 47:70–47:71
  Federal style, 47:73
  Queen Anne style, 47:72
  selecting, 47:70–47:73
  source, 82:23
  William and Mary style, 47:72
 reproductions
  brass catch, source, 11:45
  brasses, source, 8:20
 source for custom-made, 57:16
brass rod stock, source, 80:38
brass sheet and wire, source, 51:47, 72:57
Brazilian mahogany. See mahogany
breadboard ends
 accounting for wood movement, 58:18
 Greene and Greene style, 78:26–78:28
 making, 45:58–45:62
 types, 45:58–45:60
breakfast bar project, 50:34–50:37
breakfast-in-bed tray, 35:34–35:37
Bridge City Tools
 squares
  reviewed, 102:33
Bridge City Tools, squares, reviewed, 102:33
Bridgewood. See Wilke Machinery
 bandsaw
  reviewed, 111:76
 bandsaws
  reviewed, 104:80, 110:79, 110:84–86
 bandsaws, reviewed, 104:80
 drill press BW1758F
  reviewed, 86:68–75
 drill press BW1758F, reviewed, 86:68–75
 drill presses
  reviewed, 90:36–37
 drill presses, reviewed, 90:36–37
 dust collectors
  reviewed, 90:46–47
 dust collectors, reviewed, 90:46–47
 jointer BW6R
  recommended, 97:56
 jointer BW6R, recommended, 97:56
 jointers
  recommended, 90:54–56, 90:91:90:120
 jointers, recommended, 90:91:90:120, 90:54–56,
   90:91:90:120
 mortisers
  recommended, 90:72–73, 90:121
 mortisers, recommended, 90:72–73, 90:121
 planer BW648BD
  reviewed, 108:46, 108:48–49
 planer BW648BD, reviewed, 108:46, 108:48–49
 tablesaw TSC-10CL, 95:46, 96:38, 96:44,
   96:50–51
  recommended, 97:101
Bridle joints
 on bandsaw, 102:55, 102:56–57
Bridle joints, on bandsaw, 102:55, 102:56–57
briefcase, wooden, 5:47–5:51
British Columbian pine. See Douglas fir
broadaxes, 15:39–15:40
Brockway, Bill, technological advances in portable
  power tools, 83:30
bronze hardware, source for custom-made, 57:16
Brown, Molly ("Unsinkable"), 79:56
Brown, Tom
 dye stains, 57:40–57:43
 waterborne "oil" finishes, 49:70
 waterborne finishes, 49:66–49:70
Brushes
 90°
  creating, 89:14
 90°, creating, 89:14
 cleaning
  professionally, 101:12
 cleaning, professionally, 101:12
brushes
 anatomy of, 61:92
 brass, sources, 79:12
 care and cleaning, 6:6, 30:18, 61:92–61:94
 choosing and using, 26:62–26:63, 49:70
 foam rubber, making, 31:12
 for oil-based varnish, 17:7
 freezing, 37:26
 from chopstick, 36:22
 natural, 17:7
Bubinga
 qualities of, 91:126
bubinga, characteristics and uses, 33:58
Bubinga, qualities of, 91:126
buffing. See also grinding; honing; sharpening
 carving tools, 8:26–8:27
 compound, source, 11:27
 cutting tools on a drill press, 30:18
 spindles, sources for, 60:20
 wheels for, 8:27
bugs. See insects, removing from lumber
Build a Shaker Table with Kelly Mehler, review,
  19:70
Builder's paper
 uses of, 99:23
Builder's paper, uses of, 99:23
bull roarer, 25:35
Bulletin boards
 making, 95:69, 95:75
Bulletin boards, making, 95:69, 95:75
Burak, Matthew
 Colonial hutch, 54:35–54:40
 furniture design, 45:29
 pegging a mortise-and-tenon joint, 45:31–45:32
 tavern table, 45:28–45:32
Bureaus. See also Backsplashes
 bombé mahogany, 103:36
 restoring, 96:70–78
bureaus. See chests of drawers
Burgess Edge System
 router bits
  reviewed, 99:29
Burgess Edge System, router bits, reviewed, 99:29
Burls
 mesquite, 87:46
burls
 centering on a lathe faceplate, 81:16
 cutting, 39:48–39:51
 defined, 39:49, 71:51
 hardwood, drying, 20:6, 58:20–58:22
 sources, 4:8, 39:51
Burls, mesquite, 87:46
burn-in sticks
 repairing a finish with, 49:82–49:84
 shelf life of, 57:18
Burroughs, Tom, aligning tablesaw trunnions,
  43:30–43:32
Burrows, ***
 buying lumber, 28:22–28:27
 edge treatments, 33:43–33:45
 on Rude Osolnik, 25:24–25:26
Burton, Kenneth, hinge mortising jig, 29:59
Burton, Mike, carving tools, shop-made, 72:68–72:71
Bushings
 bronze, 106:39, 106:41
Bushings, bronze, 106:39, 106:41
business cards, source for wooden, 6:8
Busse, Jerry, making a dust collector, 14:29
Butcher Block Projects, review, 9:52
butcher blocks. See cutting boards and blocks
Butcherblock
 quartersawn, 89:53
Butcherblock, quartersawn, 89:53
butt hinges. See hinges
Butterfly inlay
 kit for, 99:61–63
Butterfly inlay, kit for, 99:61–63
butterfly joints, making, 53:53
Butternut
 canker of, 96:96
 finishing, 96:94–96
 qualities of, 96:90–96
butternut
 characteristics and uses, 32:60, 70:94
 fungus on, 38:14, 70:94
buyer's guide
 accessories for power tools, 76:6–76:8
 accessories for the shop, 55:18–55:23
 air compressors, 48:114–48:118, 62:32–62:37,
   69:32–69:40, 76:12–76:18, 83:91–83:94
 air filtration units, 55:128–55:130, 62:84, 69:85,
   69:88, 76:67, 76:73
 bandsaws, 10:24, 38:38–38:44, 41:70–41:72,
   48:72–48:75, 55:58–55:62, 62:50–62:54,
   69:52–69:56, 76:28–76:32
  reviewed and American Woodworker rated,
    70:44–70:50
 belt sanders, 76:34–76:36
  portable, 16:46–16:51, 41:76, 48:76–48:78,
    62:60–62:62, 69:58–69:60
 belt-disc sanders, 41:88, 48:98–48:100,
   55:86–55:88, 62:56–62:58, 69:62–69:64,
   76:41–76:44
 biscuit joiners, 34:48–34:52, 41:50, 48:44–48:46,
   55:64–55:66, 62:64–62:66, 69:66–69:68
  reviewed and American Woodworker rated,
    73:70–73:77
 block planes, 83:34–83:40
 carbide saw blades, 13:23–13:29
 chisels, 47:66–47:69, 50:8
 circular saws, 41:46
 combination machines, 29:35
 cordless drills, 76:46–76:58
  reviewed by other magazines, 83:70
 dado heads, 19:46
  carbide stack, 42:56–42:61
 dovetail jigs, reviewed and American Woodworker
   rated, 50:38–50:43, 51:8 correction,
   52:4–52:6 correction, 84:66–84:73
 doweling jigs, 3:32
 drill presses, 41:80, 48:80–48:84, 55:80–55:84,
   62:76–62:79, 69:80–69:83, 76:60–76:61
 drill-drivers, cordless, 18:40
 drills, cordless, 35:40–35:45, 41:54–41:55,
   47:38–47:41, 48:48–48:56, 55:50–55:56,
   62:68–62:74, 69:72–69:79, 83:66–83:70
 drum sanders, 23:36
 dust collectors, 48:120–48:123, 55:124–55:128,
   62:80–62:84, 69:84–69:85, 76:66–76:73
  reviewed and American Woodworker rated,
    80:81–80:85
 hold-downs, 38:59–38:62
 honing guides, 9:28
 HVLP sprayers, 28:56–28:61
 impact drivers, 62:68, 62:74, 69:72, 69:78–69:79,
   76:46, 76:54–76:58
 jack planes (No. 5 bench plane), reviewed and
   American Woodworker rated, 51:62–51:66,
   53:6
 jigsaws, 41:84, 48:86–48:89, 55:34–55:38,
   62:86–62:89, 69:90–69:94, 76:74–76:77
 jointer-planers, 55:115, 55:118, 62:138, 69:117,
   69:122, 71:16 correction
  reviewed by other magazines, 83:65
 jointers, 41:36–41:37, 48:34–48:37, 55:74–55:78,
   62:90–62:94, 69:96–69:100, 76:79–76:82,
   83:61–83:65
  American Woodworker reviews and rates 6-inch
    models, 77:72–77:77
  American Woodworker reviews and rates 8-inch
    models, 58:58–58:64
 lathes, 41:96, 48:102–48:105, 55:90–55:94,
   62:96–62:100, 69:102–69:106, 83:78–83:83
 measuring, marking and layout tools, 62:12–62:17
 miter gauges reviewed and American Woodworker
   rated, 81:81–81:83
 mortisers, benchtop, reviewed and American
   Woodworker rated, 81:73–81:77
 oscillating spindle sanders, 40:40–40:43,
   48:90–48:92
  reviewed and American Woodworker rated,
    82:82–82:85
 plunge routers, reviewed and American
   Woodworker rated, 67:34–67:41, 68:16
   correction
 pneumatic brad and finish nailers, 55:102–55:108,
   57:8–57:10, 62:42–62:48, 69:46–69:50,
   76:21–76:26
 power miter saws, 41:100, 48:110–48:112,
   55:68–55:71, 62:102–62:106,
   69:110–69:114, 76:92–76:94
  compound, reviewed and American Woodworker
    rated, 71:83–71:87
  reviewed by other magazines, 83:58
  sliding compound-miter saws reviewed and
    American Woodworker rated,
    53:35–53:41, 84:98–84:109
 radial-arm saws, 41:92, 48:94–48:96,
   55:110–55:112
 random-orbit sanders, 22:30, 39:31–39:37,
   41:66–41:67, 48:68–48:70, 55:96–55:100,
   62:108–62:112, 69:124–69:128,
   76:108–76:111
  reviewed and American Woodworker rated,
    75:66–75:71
 router bits, 33:50–33:54, 69:24–69:25
 router dovetail jigs, 1:36
 router guides and jigs, 69:26–69:27
 router table fences, 46:58–46:62
 routers, 5:33, 33:36–33:41, 41:60–41:62,
   48:62–48:66, 55:28–55:32, 62:114–62:118,
   69:130–69:134, 76:104–76:107, 83:85–83:89
  reviewed by other magazines, 83:89
 scrollsaws, 41:108–41:110, 48:124–48:126,
   55:120–55:122, 62:120–62:123,
   69:136–69:138, 76:114–76:116
  reviewed and American Woodworker rated,
    54:74–54:80, 57:10 correction
 shapers, 48:58–48:61
 shop vacuums, 45:63–45:67
  reviewed and American Woodworker rated,
    80:69–80:73
 tablesaw fences
  aftermarket, 28:36
  reviewed and American Woodworker rated,
    61:62–61:68
 tablesaw guards, aftermarket, 36:64–36:67
 tablesaws, 41:32–41:33, 48:28–48:32,
   49:32–49:38, 50:8, 55:40–55:46,
   62:124–62:130, 69:140–69:146,
   76:118–76:124, 83:72–83:76
  reviewed and American Woodworker rated,
    63:46–63:53
  reviewed in other magazines, 83:76
 thickness planers, 41:40–41:42, 48:38–48:42,
   55:114–55:118, 62:132–62:138,
   69:116–69:122, 76:96–76:102
  benchtop, reviewed and American Woodworker
    rated, 56:64–56:69, 79:83–79:87
  benchtop, 25:30, 62:134, 69:116, 76:98
 vacuum veneer presses, 44:50–44:53
 vises reviewed and American Woodworker rated,
   82:92
 water-cooled grinders, 48:106–48:108
 workbenches, 55:8–55:11

 

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