To get you going with your machine, Paul swaps the blade in his machine and then goes through the process of aligning the blade and bearings as well as adjusting the tension for a pristine cut.
A tenoned mitre is a strong corner joint alternative to a mitre that excels for picture or mirror frames and the like. Paul’s technique for cutting a tenoned mitre uses the router to guarantee accuracy and gives nice crisp joint lines.
What is the square awl used for? Also known as a birdcage awl, it is used to mark or prepare a hole for a screw and can also ream out a deeper round hole without splitting the wood.
Getting a crisp 45° bevel on your cabinet scraper can be tricky. Paul shows how to make and use a honing guide that gives you a guaranteed angle every time.
Dovetail sizing has a big effect on the strength and appearance of your project. Paul shares some advice on how to size your dovetails depending on the size of your project.
The mitred bridle joint is a very useful corner joint which can be used for things like strong picture frames.