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dado blades. See also dado heads
 size for contractor saw, 81:10
dado heads. See also dado blades
 buyer's guide, 19:46–19:50
 groovers, characteristics of, 19:46–19:50
 height-setting tool reviewed, 81:86
 stack, carbide, buyer's guide, 42:56–42:61
 types, 19:46–19:50
Dadoes
 angled, 94:76
 for bench dogs, 105:46, 105:47
 for melamine, 109:46
 for plywood
  undersizing, 85:51
 for plywood, undersizing, 85:51
 on router table, 96:83
 on tablesaw, 85:94, 85:95, 88:58, 96:62
 on tablesaws, 91:76
 router base plate for
  graduated, 85:52
 router base plate for, graduated, 85:52
 router jig for, 96:22, 99:29
 sled for, 103:70
 stopped, 107:70, 107:78, APR 04:70, APR 04:78
 throat plates for, 95:51, 95:57
 with router, 91:91
 with tablesaw, 89:86, 92:50–51, 92:53, 92:56,
   92:57
dadoes
 blow out, preventing, 80:77
 centering, 43:24
 cutting on a tablesaw
  puzzles, 9:47–9:50
  shortcut techniques, 59:39
  stopped, 7:18–7:19
  without a dado cutter, 57:30
 equally spaced, 60:34
 on radial-arm saw, 46:20
 reinforced, 8:48–8:50
 repairing, 77:57
 routing
  for shelves, 8:48–8:50
  jigs for (See router jigs)
  square, 2:12
dai naoshi kanna, defined, 34:66
dance floor finishes, 61:18–61:20, 63:12 (safety
  note), 65:12 (safety note)
Danish oil. See oil finishes
databases
 of sustainable timbers, 35:100, 40:20
 of wood characteristics, 40:20
DataCad LT11
 reviewed, 109:84–85
DataCad LT11, reviewed, 109:84–85
date stamping, 63:32
Davidson, Carroll, patio chair, 72:40–72:45
Davis, Bill, cool cutting in metal, 35:16
Day, Jeff, Pennsylvania low-post bed, 6:16–6:22
Day, Ross, entertainment cabinets, 27:55–27:59
DBE (dibasic ester), characteristics and uses, 50:72
DCM. See dichloromethane
Defects. See Scratches
Delmhorst
 moisture meters
  recommended, 94:88–89
Delmhorst, moisture meters, recommended, 94:88–89
Delphi
 stained-glass materials, 100:37
Delphi, stained-glass materials, 100:37
Delta
 16-in. variable-speed
  reviewed, 91:32
 16-in. variable-speed, reviewed, 91:32
 air cleaners
  reviewed, 103:82–83
 air cleaners, reviewed, 103:82–83
 bandsaw 28-475X
  reviewed, 104:78
 bandsaw 28-475X, reviewed, 104:78
 bandsaw 28-682
  reviewed, 111:72, 111:78–79
 bandsaw blades
  reviewed, 91:110
 bandsaw blades, reviewed, 91:110
 bandsaws
  recommended, 90:26–27, 90:118
  reviewed, 88:87, 88:88–89, 88:91, 110:77,
    110:84–86
 bandsaws 28-280 14-in.
  recommended, 97:26
 bandsaws 28-280 14-in., recommended, 97:26
 cordless-tool kit, 107:35, APR 04:35
 drill press DP350
  variable-speed, 98:34
 drill press DP350, variable-speed, 98:34
 drill presses
  recommended, 90:36–37, 97:38
  reviewed, 86:68–75, 90:119
 drum sander 31-250
  reviewed, 93:39, 93:44, 93:46, 93:50–51
 drum sander 31-250, reviewed, 93:39, 93:44,
   93:46, 93:50–51
 dust collectors
  recommended, 90:119
  reviewed, 90:46–47
 jointer 37-195
  recommended, 97:56
 jointer 37-195, recommended, 97:56
 jointers
  recommended, 90:54–56, 90:120
 jointers, recommended, 90:54–56, 90:120
 lathe 46-715
  recommended, 98:95, 98:96–97
  reviewed, 97:14
 miter saw
  laser-guided, 96:30
 miter saw MS250
  reviewed, 101:22
 miter saw MS250, reviewed, 101:22
 miter saw, laser-guided, 96:30
 miter saws
  reviewed, 90:64, 105:68–69
 miter saws, reviewed, 90:64, 105:68–69
 mobile base 50-345, 107:62, 107:64, APR 04:62,
   APR 04:64
 mortisers
  recommended, 90:72–73, 90:121
 mortisers, recommended, 90:72–73, 90:121
 oscillating-spindle sanders
  recommended, 90:121
 oscillating-spindle sanders, recommended, 90:121
 planer 22-580
  reviewed, 93:28–29, 93:108
 planer 22-580, reviewed, 93:28–29, 93:108
 planer 31-695
  reviewed, 108:48–49
 planer 31-695, reviewed, 108:48–49
 planers
  recommended, 90:79, 90:122
  reviewed, 100:86–87
 portable planers
  recommended, 90:122, 97:73, 97:74
 portable planers, recommended, 90:122, 97:73,
   97:74
 scroll saws
  reviewed, 87:66–73
 scroll saws, reviewed, 87:66–73
 scrollsaw 40-570
  recommended, 97:94
 scrollsaw 40-570, recommended, 97:94
 scrollsaws
  recommended, 90:102, 90:123
  reviewed, 90:102–103
 sharpening machines
  recommended, 90:124
  reviewed, 89:79, 89:80–81
 tablesaw 36-431, 96:38, 96:44, 96:50–51
DeltaCAD Professional
 reviewed, 109:84–85
DeltaCAD Professional, reviewed, 109:84–85
denatured alcohol, as a solvent for pencil lead, 77:13
Dennis White Teaches Woodturning: Turning Bowls,
  review, 16:66
Dent, William, fluting on drill press, 21:24–21:26
dentils
 for trim strip, 1:52
 setup for cutting, 66:18
dents, steaming out, 45:14, 81:92
Depth gauges
 bits as, 92:79
 for bits
  making, 92:81
 for bits, making, 92:81
 tape as, 107:54, APR 04:54
Design. See also CAD
 CAD programs for, 109:74–85
 proportion calculator for, 92:83
design
 animal, in contemporary furniture, 14:70
 CAD software for, 60:66–60:69
 contemporary furniture, 14:32–14:35
 for wooden light fixtures, 17:40–17:46
 furniture
  antique, 54:35
  philosophies of, 42:47–42:53
  procedures, 53:49
  rustic, 53:47
 Japanese, books about, 60:63
 joints (See specific joint type)
 Ron Layport on, 36:42–36:45
 wood figure and, 32:52–32:57, 50:28–50:33
 wood movement and, 4:40–4:41, 34:40
 working with an evolving, 53:49
DesignCAD programs
 reviewed, 109:84–85
DesignCAD programs, reviewed, 109:84–85
desk accessories
 caddy, 33:29–33:31
 file holder, 80:36–80:38
Desks
 building, 95:60–75
 cord-hiding backboards for, 95:73–74
desks
 computer, 9:34–9:39
 contemporary glass-top, 21:55–21:59
 contemporary slant-top, 23:30–23:35
 post-office type, 44:44–44:49
 restoring a tambour, 57:16–57:18
 secret compartments in, 51:48–51:49
 Shaker sewing, 4:16–4:23
detail sanders, shop-made, 64:32, 80:32
DeWalt
 belt sander DW433
  reviewed, APR 04:34
 belt sander DW433, reviewed, 107:34
 belt sanders
  reviewed, 90:90
 belt sanders, reviewed, 90:90
 cordless mid-sized drills
  recommended, 91:54
  reviewed, 91:52–53
 drill, 95:29
 drill 12v
  recommended, 97:32
 drill 12v, recommended, 97:32
 drills XRP
  reviewed, 89:92
 drills XRP, reviewed, 89:92
 miter saw DW703
  reviewed, 105:68–69
 miter saw DW703, reviewed, 105:68–69
 miter saw DW708
  recommended, 97:69
 miter saw DW708, recommended, 97:69
 miter saws
  recommended, 90:63–64
  reviewed, 90:119
 nailer D51238K
  reviewed, 102:74–75
 nailer D51238K, reviewed, 102:74–75
 planer DW733
  reviewed, 100:86–87
 planer DW733, reviewed, 100:86–87
 planer DW735
  reviewed, 103:30
 planer DW735, reviewed, 103:30
 planers
  recommended, 90:79
 planers, recommended, 90:79, 90:122
 plate joiners
  recommended, 90:83, 90:121
 plate joiners, recommended, 90:83, 90:121
 portable planer DW733
  recommended, 97:74
 portable planer DW733, recommended, 97:74
 portable planers
  recommended, 90:122
 portable planers, recommended, 90:122
 random-orbit sanders
  reviewed, 90:88
 random-orbit sanders, reviewed, 90:88
 router
  new improved, 96:30
 router DW610
  reviewed, 85:74–75
 router DW610, reviewed, 85:74–75
 router DW618PK
  reviewed, 99:69
 router DW618PK, reviewed, 99:69
 router DW625, 106:63
  recommended, 97:86
 router, new improved, 96:30
 routers
  recommended, 90:96, 90:98–99
 routers 3-HP
  recommended, 90:123
 routers 3-HP, recommended, 90:123
 routers, recommended, 90:96, 90:98–99, 90:123
 scroll saw DW788
  reviewed, 87:66–73
 scroll saw DW788, reviewed, 87:66–73
 scrollsaw DW788
  recommended, 97:94
 scrollsaw DW788, recommended, 97:94
 scrollsaws
  recommended, 90:102
  reviewed, 90:123
 tablesaw 746X
  reviewed, 104:46–50
 tablesaw 746X, reviewed, 104:46–50
 tablesaw DW744, 95:49
 tablesaw DW746
  reviewed, 88:28
 tablesaw DW746, reviewed, 88:28
 tablesaw DW746X, 95:44, 95:45, 95:46, 95:48,
   96:38, 96:44, 96:50–51
  recommended, 97:101
diagonals, measuring, 74:16
Dial indicators
 explained, 112:28–30
 kits for, 112:28
dibasic ester (DBE), characteristics and uses, 50:74
dichloromethane (DCM), characteristics and uses,
  50:72, 73:56
Dictionary of Woodworking Tools, review, 24:64
die-board, maple, source, 13:51
dies. See taps and dies
Dieterly, Ken, reviews Woodhaven Pin Routing
  Machine, 44:78
disc sander
 aligning jig for, 52:22
 cheapskate discs for, 67:30
 Delta reviewed, 81:86
 miter jig for, 51:24
 rounding ends of turnings on, 26:12
 shop-made, from lathe, 26:52–26:53
 small pieces on, 27:12
 using, 2:36–2:37
Discs
 twist-and-lock, 98:64–71
Discs, twist-and-lock, 98:64–71
display stands
 Craftsman style, 63:40–63:43
 easel type, 45:56–45:57
dividing a board, 73:58
dollhouses, supplies for, 57:16
Dollies. See also Tool bases
Donnelly, David
 American period furniture styles, 15:54, 16:56,
   18:58–18:61
 armchair, 22:43–22:47
 child's easel, 11:30–11:32
 china cabinet, 24:28–24:33
 on Greene and Greene furniture, 19:40–19:45
Door jacks
 roller stand as, 92:35
Door jacks, roller stand as, 92:35
door-harp supplies, source, 4:8
doorknobs and pulls. See knobs and pulls
Doorknobs to Castles, review, 21:62
Doors. See also Glazing
 "double jointed," 101:41, 101:42–43
 cathedral, 111:53–62
  templates for, 111:56–58
 clamp racks for, 104:29
 coping
  sled for, 101:23
 coping, sled for, 101:23
 exterior
  wood for, 88:57
 exterior, wood for, 88:57
 flip-up, 95:60, 95:61, 95:69, 95:71–72
 frame-and-panel, 112:44, 112:48–49
 glass cabinet, 98:84–85
 glass for, 98:87
 glass-panel
  bits for, 92:32
 glass-panel, bits for, 92:32
 glazed
  "recoverable" beads for, 87:26
 glazed, "recoverable" beads for, 87:26
 hanging, 89:65, 98:85–86
 hinges for
  from inside, 87:38
 hinges for, from inside, 87:38
 installing, 88:62–63
 making, 89:65
 moldings for, 101:42, 101:45–46, 101:47
 mortises for, 88:58
 paneled
  anti-rattle cushions for, 111:60
  glazing, APR 04:6
 paneled, glazing, 107:6
 pantry
  as tool panels, APR 04:42–43
 pantry, as tool panels, 107:42–43
 plywood flat-panel, 91:62
 plywood shop-cabinet
  hanging, 91:94–95
 plywood shop-cabinet, hanging, 91:94–95
 raised-panel
  anti-rattle snakes for, 86:41
  assembling, 86:40
  building, foldout
  designing, 86:42–43
  making, 86:32–43, 95:34–40
  parts of, 86:32–39
  plywood, 91:67
 screen panels for, 88:58
 sliding
  as tool panels, APR 04:40–41
 sliding, as tool panels, 107:40–41
 storm panels for, 88:58
 storm-screen, 88:56–64
 twist prevention for, 98:85
doors
 basic types, 50:48
 bi-fold, installing on a cabinet, 74:65–74:66
 biscuit-joined, 50:64–50:67, 53:6 (addendum)
 board-and-batten, 60:48, 60:52
 cabinet, selection considerations, 60:48, 60:53
 coping and sticking
  mitered, 50:58–50:61
  on shaper, 35:56–35:57
 flat, 60:48, 60:51
 flush-fit, 79:78–79:81
 frame-and-panel construction, 31:22–31:25, 33:6,
   65:42–65:43
 glass light, 54:48–54:51, 63:14
 glass-paneled, 15:20–15:24
 glides for sliding, 52:20
 pocket, 27:58–27:59
  hardware, sources for, 57:54–57:55
  installing, 57:51, 59:10–59:12 correction
 slatted-panel, 27:40–27:41
 solid wood frame
  with solid wood panel, 60:48–60:49
  with thin panel, 60:48, 60:50
 tombstone, 63:14, 72:72–72:78
Dorsch, Carl
 plywood lathe, 27:48–27:49
 preventing rust on machines, 32:12
Douglas fir, characteristics and uses, 56:86
Douglas spruce. See Douglas fir
Dovetail jigs
 recommended, 90:119
dovetail jigs, 7:20–7:23
 for chopping, 19:55, 64:30
 for comfortable work position, 80:24
 for marking pins, 75:18
 for spindles, 74:20
 for steady cut, 77:18
 plastic, 61:10
 reviewed and American Woodworker rated,
   50:38–50:43, 51:8 correction, 52:4–52:6
   correction, 84:66–84:73
 setting the bit, 84:10
 using with a router, 7:20–7:21, 84:92–84:94
  buyer's guide, 1:36–1:41
  for dovetail splines, 18:56–18:57
  for drawers, 7:20–7:23
  for half-dovetail rabbet joint, 15:23
  for making sliding dovetails, 84:86
  for tapered sliding dovetail, 15:26–15:28,
    56:80–56:81
  shop-made, 1:36–1:41, 64:40–64:43
Dovetail jigs, recommended, 90:119
dovetail saw
 guide jigs for, 53:22
 modifying, 35:12
 sharpening jig for, 73:20
 using, 48:7–48:8
Dovetails
 clamps for, 89:71
 half-blind, 109:52, 109:54
 in columns, 106:50, 106:52–54, 106:56
 jig for
  reviewed, 85:34
 jig for, reviewed, 85:34
 jigs for, 92:59, 111:47
  recommended 2001, 92:104
 on router tables, 87:62, 87:63
 router jig for, 99:28
 saws for, 90:19
 sliding
  easing, 92:22
  jig for, 99:29
  with router, 85:14
 spline
  jig for, 100:36–37
 spline, jig for, 100:36–37
 through, 109:52
 with dozuki saw, 108:90, 108:94
 with jig, 109:52, 109:54–56, 109:59
 with plywood, 98:16
dovetails
 "double, half-lap," 21:28
 "sunrise," 21:27
 angle layout, 19:52
 angled, hand-chiseling, 26:45–26:47
 band-sawn, 74:48–74:49
 blind mitered, cutting, 23:42–23:44, 65:60–65:61
 freehand-cutting, 30:29
 half-blind, hand-cutting, 29:44–29:47
 half-dovetail rabbet, 15:23
 hand-chiseling, 6:10
 hand-cutting, tools for, 29:47
 large size, 58:55
 layout gauge, 22:10, 62:15
 making puzzles with, 50:55–50:57, 67:58–67:61
 on cylindrical leg assembly, 11:46–11:47
 on tablesaw, 28:42
 pin and tail size, 52:40–52:41
 radial, 21:27
  cutting, 21:30–21:31
 routing on drawers, 7:20–7:23
 sliding, 4:32–4:34, 6:39
  layout and cutting, 9:39, 52:28
  router jig for, 64:40–64:43, 84:86
  routing tapered, 15:25–15:29, 56:80–56:81,
    77:39–77:40
 splines, 18:56–18:57
 through, hand-cutting, 19:51–19:55, 54:52–54:55,
   77:42–77:43
dowel centers, 14:8
 shop-made, 38:26
 using, 3:32
dowel dryer, 10:10
dowel joints
 dry fitting, 9:10
 for reinforcement, 17:30
 in cabinet doors, 5:10
 in end grain, 8:48–8:50
 jigs for
  buyer's guide, 3:32–3:38
  shop-made, 46:88
  sources, 77:63
 technique for transom joint, 52:40
Dowels
 broken
  removing, 103:50
 broken, removing, 103:50
 drilling
  jig for, 87:84
 drilling, jig for, 87:84
 flush-sawing, 112:65
 hardwood
  source for, 87:89
 hardwood, source for, 87:89
 jig for
  as saw stop, 93:20
 jig for, as saw stop, 93:20
 jigs for, 94:62, 94:63, 106:26
 notching
  jig for, 87:84–85
 notching, jig for, 87:84–85
 splitting
  for test fits, 89:70
 splitting, for test fits, 89:70
 steel, 103:53
 stepped
  system for, 109:13
 stepped, system for, 109:13
 to length
  jig for, 87:84
 to length, jig for, 87:84
dowels and cylinders
 cutting accurately, 33:16
 dyeing, 26:32–26:33
 flush-trimming, 63:34
 fluting, 24:10
 formers for, sources, 13:41, 22:57
 gluing into blind holes, 80:24
 grooving, jig for, 46:20, 60:34
 hardwood, sources for, 49:12, 56:73, 78:45, 81:69
 jig, for drilling, 31:12, 56:75
 marking a line parallel to the axis, 53:22
 measuring diameters, 67:30
 plane for, shop-made, 1:32–1:33, 40:63
 planing, 74:18
 rounding ends, technique, 29:16
 routing, 28:16
 shop-made, 38:24
 sizing plate, shop-made, 40:63
 slip stone from, 40:24–40:26
 slotting, 22:56, 31:12, 64:32
 storage for, 12:10, 35:20, 78:20
 turning, 22:57, 79:28
downdraft dust collector
 Delta model reviewed, 83:14
 shop-made, 63:84–63:85, 80:66
dozuki saws, 48:8
drafting
 CAD software for, 60:66–60:69
 cutting lists as a part of, 66:48–66:49
 lines, types, 6:56
 table, shop-made, 20:54–20:57
 techniques, 6:52–6:56
 tools and equipment, 6:55
Draper, William, Amish bench, 53:32–53:34
drawboring, uses, 25:27–25:29
drawer guides and slides
 file cabinets, sources, 77:70
 for heavy loads, 75:88
 vinyl, 5:11
 wooden, 63:54–63:56
Drawers
 biscuit joinery for, 95:62–64, 95:66
 deep
  two-tier, 102:78
 deep, two-tier, 102:78
 dividers for, 92:56–57, 92:59
  adjustable, 112:54, 112:55
  quick, 89:10
 faces for
  installing, 112:48–50, 112:52
 file, 95:60–66, 95:70
 finger-jointed, 108:59–61
 fitting, 112:48–49
 for tablesaws, 101:66
 frame-and-panel, 112:44, 112:48–49
 fronts for
  false, 91:71
 fronts for, false, 91:71
 full-extension, 101:42, 105:43–44, 105:46,
   105:50–51
 full-extension shop, 112:46, 112:49–50
 handles for
  labeled, 112:44, 112:46, 112:51
 hardware bins in, 112:54
 kitchen, 102:34–39
  toe-space, 102:34, 102:38–39
  trash, 102:35, 102:40–41
 lock rabbets for, 92:60–63
 making, 89:64–65, 91:70–72, 92:51, 92:58
 narrow
  augmenting, 102:39
 narrow, augmenting, 102:39
 plate-joined, 98:50
 quick, 107:50–52, 107:54, APR 04:50–52, APR
   04:54
 quick and easy, 87:40–43
 quick plywood, 96:62, 96:65–67
 restoring, 96:70–78
 runners for, 89:62–63, 108:57
 runners for easy-sliding, 91:21
 slides for
  attaching, 105:46
  extension, 102:36–38, 102:39
  greasing, 101:13
  installing, 112:49
  quick-adjust, 107:36, APR 04:36
 smelly, 96:77
 spice-rack insert for, 96:26
 stops for, 96:67
  magnet, 92:58, 92:59
 tool
  dividers for, 96:68
 tool, dividers for, 96:68
 tray-type
  making, 85:92, 85:95
 tray-type, making, 85:92, 85:95
 with dovetail jig, 109:59
drawers. See also chests of drawers
 assembly, 1:53–1:55, 78:20
 basics of making, 56:50–56:55
 bottom reinforcement, 23:55
 carcase construction for, 22:38–22:42
 ceiling hung, 78:49
 curved-front, 9:36–9:38
 dovetailed, 7:22–7:23, 64:40–64:43, 84:91–84:94
  design details, 84:92
 file cabinet, 8:34–8:35, 77:64–77:69
 finishing, 29:10–29:12
 fit, checking, 1:53–1:54, 84:87
 gang cutting, 1:53
 guides and slides for (See drawer guides and slides)
 handles and pulls, 9:39
  placement jig for, 8:34–8:35
 hidden (See secret compartments and drawers)
 housing and mounting, 22:38–22:42
 in face-frame carcase, 22:40–22:41, 63:56
 in frame-and-panel carcase, 22:40–22:41
 in solid carcase, 22:40–22:41
 in table/desk carcase, 22:40–22:41
 joint construction
  Greene and Greene style, 78:32–78:34
  lock joints, 58:56–58:57
  options, 23:53–23:55
 lipped, making with a dovetail jig, 84:91–84:94
 making and fitting, 23:52–23:57, 56:50–56:55,
   60:38–60:39
 on-site dividers for, 13:10
 pulls, 9:39
 rabbeting for side edges, 7:22–7:23
 routing grooves, 61:32
 side-hung, 9:39
 solid-wood, making, 56:50–56:55
 tilt-out, 61:81
 wear away problems, 84:12
drawfiling, defined, 49:43
Drawing
 tile surface for, 110:89
drawing. See drafting
drawknives, 14:39–14:40
 leather holders, sources for, 58:20
 selecting, 49:42–49:43
 sharpening, 49:43–49:45, 66:68
 using, 49:44–49:45
Dremel
 scroll saw 1680
  reviewed, 87:66–73
 scroll saw 1680, reviewed, 87:66–73
 scrollsaws
  reviewed, 90:103
 scrollsaws, reviewed, 90:103
Dresdner, Michael
 antique finish, 40:28–40:30
 bar and countertop finishes, 58:82–58:84
 bleaching wood, 45:72–45:74, 72:34–72:38
 brush care, 61:92–61:94
 brush technique, 61:52–61:55
 bubbles in finish, reducing, 27:10, 77:111
 burn-in sticks, 49:82–49:84, 57:18
 color matching varnish and glue, 37:20
 coloring wood, 54:88–54:90
 cordovan finish, 38:57
 Danish oil, 66:78–66:80
 dents, removing with steam, 45:14
 dry brushing, 65:70–65:72
 ebonizing, 59:78–59:80
 exterior finishes, 34:12, 51:72–51:74
 finish selection, 47:90–47:92, 61:53
 flooding and wiping finishing techniques,
   78:106–78:110
 floors, restoring a damaged finish, 43:12–43:14
 food-safe finishes, 37:74–37:76
 golden oak finish, 38:58
 grain enhancement, 63:98–63:100, 64:86–64:88
 hazardous waste in shop, 31:64–31:66
 HVLP spray guns, 46:66–46:68
 lacquer
  nitrocellulose lacquer, 56:90–56:92
  solid-color, 71:94–71:96
 linseed oil, boiled vs. raw, 45:10
 maintaining finishes, 53:68
 multi-step finishes, 38:54–38:58
 oil finishes, 32:64–32:66, 53:70
 paintbrushes, choosing and using, 26:62–26:63
 polyethylene glycol (PEG) and finishing, 46:14
 polyurethane, 30:68–30:70, 67:78–67:80
  waterborne, 77:106–77:111
 pore filler, 27:62–27:63, 74:86–74:89
 prefinishing techniques, 70:98–70:100
 preparations for finishing, 36:74–36:76
 repairing a damaged finish, 28:68–28:69,
   73:98–73:102
 rubbing out finishes, 39:68–39:70
 rubbing out satin finishes, 38:76–38:78
 sealers, 40:84–40:86, 68:98–68:100
 shellac, 32:66, 34:76–34:78
  applying, 49:14
  characteristics and uses, 60:78–60:80, 64:20
  drip-free, 38:16–38:18
 spray booth, shop-made, 71:76–71:77
 spray equipment, 33:60–33:62
 stain boards, 35:76–35:78
 stain for wood, 25:74–25:76
 staining evenly, 42:100–42:102
 strippers, using, 50:72–50:74, 52:6, 73:54–73:57
 used solvents, dealing with, 65:86–65:88
 varnish, brushing, 43:72–43:74
 walnut finish, 38:56
 water-based finishes, 29:68–29:70, 32:66
 wax
  safety practices, 52:72
  shelf life of, 43:16
  suitability as a finish, 52:70–52:72
 wipe-on/wipe-off finishes, 32:64–32:66
 wood filler, 45:16
driers, using, 50:14–50:16. See also specific kind
drill bits
 angles for, 8:44–8:45
 combination, screw drill, 8:49
 extra-long, source, 3:7
 fly-cutter, circle-cutting, 7:24–7:25
 for brass, modifying, 12:44, 14:4 correction
 for hollow-chisel mortising (See drill presses)
 homemade, 30:16, 31:14
 point gauge, 8:45–8:46
 quick-change collets for, sources, 76:8
 refurbishing, 8:46
 sharpening and grinding
  brad-point, 8:47, 49:73–49:74, 78:65
  Forstner, 49:74, 78:67
  jigs for, source, 49:75
  spade, 78:66
  spurred brad-point, 8:47
  techniques, 8:43–8:47, 78:63
  twist, 49:71–49:73, 78:64
 sources for
  14 mm brad-point, 79:34
  half-inch brad-point, 79:34
  taper-point, 81:69
 spade, 38:26
  profiling, 45:22
 twist, anatomy of, 49:72
 types, 45:36
drill chucks, shop-made keyless, 61:34, 67:30
Drill presses. See also Fences; Roller stands
 -sander combo, 97:38
 -sanders
  reviewed, 89:96
 -sanders, reviewed, 89:96
 abrasive disks for, 98:62, 98:64–71
 as outfeed tables, 88:94
 backer boards for
  sacrificial, 86:13
 backer boards for, sacrificial, 86:13
 bases of
  improving, 91:39
 bases of, improving, 91:39
 belts of, 86:70, 86:72
 center finding on, 94:62
 chucks of
  improving, 91:39
 chucks of, improving, 91:39
 chucks on, 86:71, 86:74
 circle-sanding jig for, 98:69, 98:71
 depth stops on, 86:72, 86:73
 features of, 90:32–34, 97:35–38
 floor
  reviewed, 86:68–75
 floor, reviewed, 86:68–75
 for wood
  remodeling, 90:32
 for wood, remodeling, 90:32
 handles of
  improving, 91:39
 handles of, improving, 91:39
 hold-downs for, 86:20
 hole-saws with
  chip clearance for, 87:18
 hole-saws with, chip clearance for, 87:18
 key holder for
  retractable, 87:20
 key holder for, retractable, 87:20
 levers for, 86:70, 86:72
 lights on, 86:75
 mortisers for, 86:70, 86:74, 97:37
 mortising attachments for, 90:37
 parts sources for, 91:45
 recommended, 90:36–37, 90:119
 recommended 2001, 92:104
 recommended 2003, 97:38
 rims of, 86:70, 86:73
 round stock with, 98:72
 sanding on
  caveats for, 86:71
 sanding on, caveats for, 86:71
 sharpening system with, 98:62–74
 sizes of, 86:69
 speeds for, 86:69, 86:70
 squaring up, 106:42
 storage for, 92:98
 switches on, 86:71, 86:74
 table for
  extended-reach, 93:94
 table for, extended-reach, 93:94
 tables
  auxiliary, 94:20
  bottom boards for, 94:29
 tables for
  auxiliary, 102:22
  making, 86:111–114
  materials list for, 86:114
 taps with, 98:14, 98:72
 types of, 90:31, 90:32
 variable-speed, 98:34
 vibration with
  reducing, 91:39
 vibration with, reducing, 91:39
drill presses
 angled fence, 23:34
 angled holes, 5:41, 18:39
 angled mortises, 3:24
 as router, 10:7
 attachment, for hollow-chisel mortising, 17:6,
   26:24–26:26
 auxiliary table, 28:14, 73:20
 buffing wheel on, 30:18
 buyer's guide, 41:80, 43:6, 48:80–48:84,
   55:80–55:84, 62:76–62:79, 69:80–69:83,
   76:60–76:61
 cabinet, shop-made, 78:119–78:120
 depth gauge locking tip, 58:30
 depth stop for, 34:20, 70:36
 dust collector sanding table for, 30:36
 features and types, 48:80–48:81, 55:80–55:81,
   62:76–62:77, 69:80–69:81, 76:60–76:65
 for shaping, 31:8
 hold-downs for, 61:71
 indexing jig for, 54:51, 58:32, 61:71
 jigs
  angle-boring, 24:26–24:27
   compound, 42:26
  for converting to pin router, 15:8
  for fluting, 21:24–21:26
  for irregular shapes, 10:10
  for knife sharpening, 77:20
 key holder, 31:14
 locking quill on, 43:26
 mortising with, 51:26, 54:51
 sanding wheels, 5:11
 setting the table square to the spindle, 57:30
 speeds, 11:6
 table and fence, shop-made, 61:69–61:71, 67:12
 table-tilt adjustments, 51:24
 turned balls on, 43:24
drill rod, source for hardened, 47:35
drill-and-drive accessories for drills reviewed,
  66:50–66:53
drill-flip-drive systems, reviewed, 66:52
Drilling
 stop block for, 94:71
 straight
  jig for, 89:26
 straight, jig for, 89:26
 with Forstner bits, 111:26–34
drilling
 angled holes, 9:24–9:27
 avoiding tearout when making through-holes, 50:51
 axial holes, 39:18
 copper, 38:26
 deep holes accurately, 34:22, 70:38
 dowels, 30:16
 hard steel, 40:10
 horizontally (See horizontal boring)
 in a sphere, 39:18
 in glass, 34:22
 in soft materials, 53:22
 oscillating sanding, 40:41
drilling jigs
 for angle-boring, 46:54–46:57
 for centered holes, 23:10, 84:14
 for dowels, 31:12, 56:75
 for perpendicular holes, 28:16
 for pocket holes, 45:24, 68:34
  features, 72:85
  Kreg K2000 reviewed, 84:22
  six shop tested, 72:84–72:89
 production, 71:36
 V-, for drilling round stock, 1:24–1:27, 56:75
Drills
 battery-driven
  in kits, 104:60–62
 battery-driven, in kits, 104:60–62
 caddy for, 105:90–94
 chucks for
  micro-, APR 04:8
  quick-change, 112:38–40
 chucks for, micro-, 107:8
 cordless, 97:16
  features of, 97:29–31
  recommended 2001, 92:104
  recommended 2003, 97:32
  reviewed, 89:92, 102:31, 104:36–37
  two-for-one, 111:51
 cordless 18v
  reviewed, 91:28
 cordless 18v, reviewed, 91:28
 cordless compact, 95:29
 cordless mid-sized
  features of, 91:48–51, 91:53
  reviewed, 91:47–54
 cordless plunge, 111:48
 depth gauges for, 107:54, APR 04:54
 guides for, 109:26
 handles for
  interchangeable, 98:31
 handles for, interchangeable, 98:31
 rack for, 108:28
 spacer jig for, 86:62
drills. See cordless drills
drips, runs, and sags in finish, techniques for fixing,
  60:47, 61:54–61:55
drive belts. See also specific machine
 link type compared to V-belts, 83:24
 sources, 83:24
drivers, regrinding, 37:26
drum sander, 13:6–13:7
 buyer's guide, 23:36–23:39
 dust collector, shop-made, 80:64
 parts for, shop-made, 61:10
 pneumatic, shop-made, 59:74
 Singley, source, 2:37
 template sanding, 77:48
  kits for, 77:49
 using, tips for, 23:39
 vs. planer, 13:6–13:7, 23:37
dry brushing, 38:55–38:56, 65:70–65:72
dry-erase markerboard, source for, 71:22
drying wood, 42:12–42:14
 air-, 9:6, 21:52–21:53, 81:50
 and wood movement, 4:39–4:41, 21:53,
   34:38–34:45
 dowels, 10:10
 green bowls, 36:51
 in kiln, 21:52–21:53
 in microwave oven, 11:6
 supplies, sources, 21:54
drywall screws, 14:7
duck call, turned, 42:72–42:75
dueling-disks game, 70:56–70:58
Duginske, Mark
 chisels, 47:69
 molding heads, 60:40–60:43
 resawing, 61:50–61:51
Dunbar, Michael, 8:42, 9:3
 drawknives, 49:42–49:45
 furniture and projects
  Federal dressing mirror, 20:44–20:48
  shop stool, 71:61–71:65
  steam-bent plant hanger, 44:60
  tazza, 49:64–49:65
  turned "bent" chair posts, 22:24–22:27
  Windsor cradle, 9:20–9:27
  Windsor side chair, 24:18–24:24
 making and using a shooting board, 7:46–7:49
 period moldings, 46:44–46:47
 planes
  antique, 33:10
  hand plane terminology, 45:12
  restoring, 24:8
  wooden molding planes, 12:28, 14:44
 planing vs. routing a tongue-and-groove edge,
   45:44
 restoring old tools, 46:10–46:12
 selecting brass pulls, 47:70–47:73
 sharpening techniques, 66:66–66:68
 shooting miters, 16:52
 steam bending, 44:58–44:59
 steam box, shop-made, 43:68–43:69, 51:16
 wooden handscrew, 44:42–44:43
Dunnigan, John, methods for making curved aprons,
  37:16
duplicates, cutting no-measure, 54:30, 56:32
Dust
 shades against, 108:76
dust bags
 shop-made hangers for, 82:18
 shop-made replacements, 68:36
Dust collection
 for bandsaws, 90:25
 for drill presses, 86:111
 for scroll saws, 87:70
dust collection
 books and booklets about, 38:6, 80:67, 80:85
 protective clothing, 80:65
 tips for better, 80:62–80:68
dust collectors. See also specific machine
 bags
  selection guidelines, 80:82, 80:83
  sources, 80:85
 blast gates, modifying, 59:32, 79:16
 buyer's guide, 41:102–41:103, 48:120–48:123,
   55:124–55:128, 62:80–62:84, 69:84–69:88,
   76:66–76:73
  reviewed and American Woodworker rated,
    80:81–80:85
 capacity
  load ratings, interpreting, 55:125, 62:81
  size required, 55:125, 62:81, 69:85, 76:67, 80:84
 central on a swivel, 61:84–61:85
 chip and offcut separation accessories, sources,
   80:62
 chip and offcut separation techniques, 53:20,
   60:34, 80:62–80:63
 choosing, 37:48–37:55
 cleaning, retrofit for easy, 50:96, 67:30
 downdraft table
  Delta model reviewed, 83:14
  shop-made, 63:84–63:85, 80:66, 82:54
 features and types, 14:30, 24:46–24:53,
   37:49–37:51, 48:120–48:121,
   55:124–55:125, 58:74–58:75, 60:14
   correction, 62:80–62:81, 69:84–69:85,
   76:66–76:67, 80:82
 filters, 14:30–14:31, 16:5, 51:24, 80:82–80:83
 for routers, 31:14, 52:22, 63:34, 65:14 (safety
   note), 80:66
 grounding ducts, 80:26
 hoist system for, 38:6
 leaks, sealing, 80:83
 mounting, 15:4, 82:38
 pipe fittings and connectors for, 80:67
 quick hookup for, 66:34
 recommendations for, 37:51–37:52
 remote control for, 80:114–80:116
 retrofit for easy cleaning, 54:6
 shop-made
  for a bandsaw, 54:28
  for a miter saw, 59:30
  for a router, 63:34, 65:14 (safety note)
  for contractor's tablesaw, 46:12–46:14
  from a leaf blower, 59:30–59:32
  plans for, 14:29–14:31
 single-stage, anatomy of, 80:82
 sources, 37:52–37:55, 58:75, 80:85
 systems, 41:16–41:18
  in-line baffle for, 30:16
 two-stage cyclonic, anatomy of, 80:82
 window in, 40:24
dust masks and helmets. See also respirators
 battery-powered, 33:24–33:28
 comparison between, 33:25–33:27
 from sponge, 30:16
 National Institute of Occupational Safety and
   Health recommended, 80:68
 sources for, 58:75, 80:68
 types, 58:73
Dust pans
 shovel as, 106:20
Dust pans, shovel as, 106:20
dust, health risks from, 25:47, 37:52, 58:72, 80:104
Dust, shades against, 108:76
Dust-collection systems. See also Air filters
 bags for, 90:43, 90:47
  sealing, 91:43
  upgrading, 91:43
 blast gates for, 108:78
  automatic, 112:20–21
  levered, 112:16
 cartridge filters for, 104:72–75
 collectors for, 100:57
 control for
  remote, 91:43
 control for, remote, 91:43
 cyclone, 101:24
 designing, 100:54–58
 ductwork for
  caulking, 100:62
  hanging, 100:59–61
  metal vs. plastic, 100:60
 features of, 90:42–43, 97:47–49, 97:50
 filters for, 97:50
 for bandsaws, 88:16, 90:25, 91:42
 for belt-disc sanders, 108:40
 for lathes, 91:44
 for router tables, 88:95, 92:66
 for routers, 92:10
 for tablesaws
  overarm, 88:34
 for tablesaws, overarm, 88:34
 gates for, 100:61
 hose suspension for, 108:75
 impellers of
  upgrading, 91:43
 impellers of, upgrading, 91:43
 parts sources for, 91:45
 portable, 92:24
 ports for
  making, 100:62
 ports for, making, 100:62
 recommended, 90:44–47, 90:119
 recommended 2001, 92:104
 recommended 2003, 97:50
 remotely controlled, 111:49
 sizing, 90:42
 switches for
  tool-actuated, 92:24
 switches for, tool-actuated, 92:24
 table for
  anti-slip, 100:18
 table for, anti-slip, 100:18
 tools for, 100:59
 two-stage can-top
  reviewed, 91:30
 two-stage can-top, reviewed, 91:30
 types of, 90:39–41
Dust-collections systems
 fine-particle collecting, 96:28
 for routers, 96:27
 upgrades for, 96:32
Dyes. See also Stains: non-grain-raising
 conditioners for, 101:53, 101:54–55
 for color evening, 101:53, 101:55
 for figured wood, 93:104
 for oak, 102:59
 source for, 93:108
 vs. glazes, 93:57
dyes. See also finishes
 alcohol-soluble, 5:53
 and glue-up, effects on, 7:6
 applying, 5:52–5:54
 bleaching, 4:27–4:28, 5:54, 72:34, 82:108
 color control and removal, 57:42
 color mixing chart, 75:62
 for ebonizing, 3:7
 NGR stains, 5:53
 oil-based stains, 5:53
 recipe for dying walnut sapwood, 75:62
 solvents, 5:53
 sources for, 5:54, 56:43, 57:43, 75:64
  natural-antique, 6:8
  nontoxic, 2:11, 58:20
  water-based stains, 54:40, 77:110
 two-toning with, 63:98–63:100
 types and characteristics, 54:88, 57:40–57:43
 vs. pigments or chemical stains, 54:88
 water-based, 5:53
  removing, 82:108
  techniques for working with, 67:20, 75:61
Dynabrade
 belt sander 59035
  recommended, 97:78
 belt sander 59035, recommended, 97:78
 random-orbit sanders
  reviewed, 90:88, 90:122
 random-orbit sanders, reviewed, 90:88, 90:122
Dynapaq
 safety case, 109:16
Dynapaq, safety case, 109:16

 

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