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Black Palm by the Piece

Black Palm by the Piece
$17.49

Black Palm comes from the tough outer rings of a palm tree native to Australia and Southeast Asia. The wood has a distinctive streaked or speckled pattern, with a deep brown backdrop and flecks of black. It is hard, extremely durablebut not as heavy as one would expect. All boards are machined S4S, and are planed to 1/8", 1/4", 1/2" and 3/4" thicknesses, relieving your planer of excess work. Thin boards are well-suited for edging, veneering, marquetry, sides for decorative boxes, bending stock and bent laminations, while the thicker boards are ideal for furniture, paneling, cabinet doors, mouldings, drawer sides, fine jewelry boxes and whatever else your imagination can dream up!Technical Details:Native to: Prevalent in North Queensland, Australia. Native to rainforests of Australia and Southeast Asia.Tree: A tall, attractive palm, growing up to about 60' tall, with a 12' canopy. Trunk is smooth and closely ringed, and becomes nearly black as the palm ages.Color: Dark wood, streaked with blacks and browns. Sometimes the flecks are closely-spaced resulting in an almost black appearance. End grain is speckled and resembles lizard skin or hammered leather. End grain has a dramatic look when used as inlay.Working Characteristics: Turns very well.Scientific name: Borassus flabellifeNote: Due to high demand and limited supply, we cannot always guarantee that this item will be in stock.

Woodworker's Journal 2013 Annual Collection CD

Woodworker's Journal 2013 Annual Collection CD
$14.99

Everything from the 2013 issues of Woodworker's Journal is on this CD, wrapped up with a bow. (That would be the wooden bow you make for the Gift Box featured in the December issue.) Find that project and more by using the search function, or leisurely flip through all the digital pages, from the January/February issue all the way through November/December: every page that appeared in the print magazine during the year is on the CD.Find something that calls to you on a cover or in a table of contents? Perhaps a Stickley-Inspired Bookcase, an Arts & Crafts Blanket Chest or a Steamer Trunk Dresser? Click on the cover line or table of contents to go straight to that article.You'll find several choices of high quality woodworking projects made in a small shop situation in our Small Shop Journal department on this CD, along with tool coverage on 15"-20" planers, portable 10" table saws, battery-powered chainsaws, heavy-duty drill/drivers, and more. Learn techniques like mitering perfect doors, pyrography or using magnets for jigs and tricks in the shop.You'll find all this, plus lots more great woodworking information, on the Woodworker's Journal Annual Collection 2013 CD.

Dust Right 4'' to 2-1/4'' Shop Vacuum Tool Port Adapter

Dust Right 4'' to 2-1/4'' Shop Vacuum Tool Port Adapter
$14.99

Use this sturdy dust port adapter to connect your shop vacuum hose to the larger 4'' dust ports common on power tools such as planers and table saws. One end of the adapter features a 4'' rubber boot and a hose clamp for securing it tightly over a 4'' power tool dust port. The other end is made of rigid ABS that accepts a standard shop vacuum hose with a 2-1/4'' OD. 2-1/4'' I.D. connection is perfectly suited for standard shop vacuum hoses, including Rockler's Heavy-Duty Shop Vacuum Hose Kit (58904, sold separately)Durable ABS plasticTPR rubber shroud guarantees a snug fitIncludes steel hose clamp

Woodworker's Journal 25 Jigs and Fixtures, CD

Woodworker's Journal 25 Jigs and Fixtures, CD
$14.99

From shop standards like the crosscut sled and miter sled to specialized attachments such as the multi-purpose tilting drill press fixture and the ''super tenon jig,'' the 25 jigs and fixtures on this CD will have you tackling tasks in a fraction of the time it used to take. Add to that five bonus larger-scale projects, including an ingenious wall-mounted router table that folds flat against the wall to save space, and the ''ultimate miter saw stand,'' which includes a rolling cabinet with storage for tools and lumber, and your shop will be streamlined for optimum efficiency and enjoyment. Universal PDF format makes it easy to print out the project you're working onClear, easy-to-understand how-to photography, technical drawings and step-by-step instructionsEasy navigation, just click on your project in the table of contentsRequires Adobe Reader (free) 25 Jigs and Fixtures: Adjustable Box Joint JIgBenchtop Belt Sander FixtureCrosscut SledCircle Cutting JigCutting Perfect MitersSlot Tenon JigGrinder StandHold-Down MiterUltimate Angle JigMarking GaugeMortise Centering JigMiter Clamping JigPlywood Storage RackRouter Jig for Stopped DadoRound Object Drilling JigSawhorse Outfeed TableSpigot ChuckDrill Press FixtureStopped Through-Dado JigSuper Tenon JigTable-Top DowndraftLattice Cutting JigUltimate Fluting JigUniversal Table Saw JigWorkbench Helper 5 Bonus Projects: Planer CartRolling Tool CaddyUltimate Miter Saw StandUltimate Router TableWall-Mounted Router Table

Zebrawood by the Piece-1/2" Thickness

Zebrawood by the Piece-1/2" Thickness
$14.49

The distinctive striped appearance of Zebrawood has made it a favorite for decorative inlays and veneers. The color ranges from golden-yellow to a peanut butter tone with chocolate veins running through it. The wood is hard, dense and extremely tough. These thin boards are machined S4S to 1/8" and 1/4" thicknesses, eliminating wear and tear on your planer. You won't have to worry about tearout, which is difficult to prevent when planing thin stock. Thin boards are ideal for edging, veneering, inlay, marquetry, sides for decorative boxes, bending stock, bent laminations and whatever else your imagination can dream up!Native to: West Africa, especially Gabon and Cameroon.Tree Data: 48" to 60" diameter trunk. The trees generally have very thick bark.Sapwood: Pale yellow.Heartwood: Light golden-yellow or pale yellow-brown, with narrow streaks of dark brown to almost black, giving a striped appearance.Grain: Generally interlocked or wavy, yielding a ribbon figure. Texture: Medium to coarse. Luster: High luster.Resin: Occasional resin pockets.Movement: Dimensionally stable. Retains its shape well after machining.Veneering Qualities: Zebrawood is used extensively in veneers for cross banding and inlays. Bundles of veneer should be stabilized with weights to prevent buckling.Working characteristics: Responds well to hand and machine tools. Quite easy to saw, but due to interlocking grain, planing is very difficult, often resulting in tearout.Polishing: Good polishing and finishing qualities. Strength: Compressive strength parallel to the grain is high. The wood is hard, very heavy, and very dense. It is tough, with good impact resistance.

Triton TRPSS Sanding Sleeve for 3-1/4'' Rabbet Planer, 80-Grit

Triton TRPSS Sanding Sleeve for 3-1/4'' Rabbet Planer, 80-Grit
$13.99

Use this sanding sleeve in place of the planing drum on your Triton TRPUL Unlimited Rebate Planer (58848, sold separately). 80-grit abrasive lets you sand the bottom of your rabbet to remove any planer marks.

Bubinga by the Piece-1/8" Thickness

Bubinga by the Piece-1/8" Thickness
$13.99

Often referred to as "African Rosewood," Bubinga has become a popular choice for musical instruments and fine decorative pieces. It showcases gorgeous grain patterns and a myriad of reddish brown tones with purple veining. These thin boards are machined S4S to 1/8" and 1/4" thicknesses, eliminating wear and tear on your planer. You won't have to worry about chipout, which is difficult to prevent when planing thin stock. Thin boards are ideal for edging, veneering, inlay, marquetry, sides for decorative boxes, bending stock, bent laminations and whatever else your imagination can dream up!Tree: Often reaches a height of over 100 feet, with trunk diameters of 36 inches.Sapwood: Whitish.Heartwood: Medium red-brown or red to reddish-brown with light red/purple veins.Grain: Straight or interlocked.Texture: Even grain ranging from fine to very fine.Luster: Very lustrous.Odor: Emits a pungent odor when freshly cut.Movement: Dimensionally stable. Retains its shape well after machining.Natural Durability: Naturally resistant to decay and termite attack.Cutting Resistance: Bubinga can be readily sawn, but due to its density, a slow feed rate is advised.Working characteristics: Responds well to both machine and hand tools, but cutting edges must be kept sharp.Polishing: Takes an excellent polish.Strength: The wood is extremely strong, with high bending and crushing strength.

Heavy Duty Shop Caster, Swivel without brake

Heavy Duty Shop Caster, Swivel without brake
$12.99

Made of skid-resistant rubber with zinc plated housings, these heavy duty shop casters support a hefty 175 pounds and feature a self-lubricating bearing for long life and trouble free rolling. Excellent for use with saws, planers or other heavy shop equipment, each caster wheel is 3" in diameter with a tread width of 1-1/4". Available in swiveling and non-swiveling models - both styles do not have brakes.Technical DetailsZinc plated housing with skid-resistant rubber wheelSupports 175 lbsAvailable in swiveling and non-swiveling modelsWheel is 3" diameter x 1-1/4" tread widthMounting hardware not includedSold individually

Heavy Duty Shop Caster, Non-Swivel (Rigid without Brake)

Heavy Duty Shop Caster, Non-Swivel (Rigid without Brake)
$12.99

Made of skid-resistant rubber with zinc plated housings, these heavy duty shop casters support a hefty 175 pounds and feature a self-lubricating bearing for long life and trouble free rolling. Excellent for use with saws, planers or other heavy shop equipment, each caster wheel is 3" in diameter with a tread width of 1-1/4". Available in swiveling and non-swiveling models - both styles do not have brakes.Technical DetailsZinc plated housing with skid-resistant rubber wheelSupports 175 lbsAvailable in swiveling and non-swiveling modelsWheel is 3" diameter x 1-1/4" tread widthMounting hardware not includedSold individually

Bubinga by the Piece-3/4" Thickness

Bubinga by the Piece-3/4" Thickness
$11.99

Often referred to as "African Rosewood," Bubinga has become a popular choice for musical instruments and fine decorative pieces. It showcases gorgeous grain patterns and a myriad of reddish brown tones with purple veining. These thin boards are machined S4S to 1/8" and 1/4" thicknesses, eliminating wear and tear on your planer. You won't have to worry about chipout, which is difficult to prevent when planing thin stock. Thin boards are ideal for edging, veneering, inlay, marquetry, sides for decorative boxes, bending stock, bent laminations and whatever else your imagination can dream up!Tree: Often reaches a height of over 100 feet, with trunk diameters of 36 inches.Sapwood: Whitish.Heartwood: Medium red-brown or red to reddish-brown with light red/purple veins.Grain: Straight or interlocked.Texture: Even grain ranging from fine to very fine.Luster: Very lustrous.Odor: Emits a pungent odor when freshly cut.Movement: Dimensionally stable. Retains its shape well after machining.Natural Durability: Naturally resistant to decay and termite attack.Cutting Resistance: Bubinga can be readily sawn, but due to its density, a slow feed rate is advised.Working characteristics: Responds well to both machine and hand tools, but cutting edges must be kept sharp.Polishing: Takes an excellent polish.Strength: The wood is extremely strong, with high bending and crushing strength.

Bubinga by the Piece-1/2" Thickness

Bubinga by the Piece-1/2" Thickness
$10.99

Often referred to as "African Rosewood," Bubinga has become a popular choice for musical instruments and fine decorative pieces. It showcases gorgeous grain patterns and a myriad of reddish brown tones with purple veining. These thin boards are machined S4S to 1/8" and 1/4" thicknesses, eliminating wear and tear on your planer. You won't have to worry about chipout, which is difficult to prevent when planing thin stock. Thin boards are ideal for edging, veneering, inlay, marquetry, sides for decorative boxes, bending stock, bent laminations and whatever else your imagination can dream up!Tree: Often reaches a height of over 100 feet, with trunk diameters of 36 inches.Sapwood: Whitish.Heartwood: Medium red-brown or red to reddish-brown with light red/purple veins.Grain: Straight or interlocked.Texture: Even grain ranging from fine to very fine.Luster: Very lustrous.Odor: Emits a pungent odor when freshly cut.Movement: Dimensionally stable. Retains its shape well after machining.Natural Durability: Naturally resistant to decay and termite attack.Cutting Resistance: Bubinga can be readily sawn, but due to its density, a slow feed rate is advised.Working characteristics: Responds well to both machine and hand tools, but cutting edges must be kept sharp.Polishing: Takes an excellent polish.Strength: The wood is extremely strong, with high bending and crushing strength.

Deulen Adhesive Sandpaper, Pack of 6

Deulen Adhesive Sandpaper, Pack of 6
$9.99

Six 2-3/4" x 18" rolls of self-adhesive sandpaper one each of 120, 150, 180, 220, 320 and 400 grit ideal for use with the Deulen Sharpening Jigs for jointer and planer knives.

Leopardwood by the Piece, 24" Long

Leopardwood by the Piece, 24" Long
$9.99

Leopardwood exhibits a deep reddish-brown color with a distinctively flecked grain pattern that recalls the spots of a leopard. The figure is most pronounced when the wood is quartersawn. All boards are machined S4S, and are planed to thickness, relieving your planer of excess work. Thin boards are well-suited for edging, veneering, marquetry, sides for decorative boxes, bending stock, bent laminations and whatever else your imagination can dream up! Straight grain with medium-coarse textureGlues and finishes very nicelyHighly dense-use sharp toolsDistribution: Central and South America

2014 Workshop Projects - Summer 2014 (Special Interest Publication)

2014 Workshop Projects - Summer 2014 (Special Interest Publication)
$9.99

For most woodworkers, the best room in the house might not even technically be in the house: it is, of course, the workshop. And the Woodworker's Journal publication Workshop Projects and Techniques has some great resources for all the fun to be had in that special place.Make your machines more versatile or more accurate with jigs and fixtures like a benchtop fixture for the belt sander, a miter gauge clamping jig, and more. Upgrade your shop skills with techniques articles on topics like how to make doors with perfect miters, 10 ways to use featherboards, and 12 shop uses for magnets. And add to your workshop fun both now and later by building projects, like a downdraft sanding cart, an ultimate planer cart, or more, that you can actually use in the shop.Included Plans: A Jig for All Reasons Adjustable Tenoning Jig Cylindrical and Round Object Drilling Jig Benchtop Fixture for a Belt Sander Shop-Made Bandsaw Fence Miter Gauge Clamping Jig Downdraft Sanding Cart Mortising Machine Stand Turned Multi-bit Screwdriver Ultimate Planer Cart Swing-out Panel Storage Plus More Tips and Tricks

2014 Annual Review: Woodshop Tools & Supplies - Spring 2014 (Special Interest Publication)

2014 Annual Review: Woodshop Tools & Supplies - Spring 2014 (Special Interest Publication)
$9.99

Considering picking up any tools for your shop this year? Consider picking up our Spring 2014 Annual Review issue first! It's packed with product listings, reviews, tips and Q&As related to helping you get the most out of your next workshop purchase.We take a look through the top stationary and benchtop tools from planers to drill presses to saws and more. Sandor Nagyszalanczy even brings us up to date on what's happening in the world of portable saw mills.The issue is also jam packed with more portable tools for your shop. We take a look at the new trends in portable power tools, as well as reviewing everything from circular saws and drill drivers to moisture meters. In terms of shop supplies, we have your saw blade questions covered, along with an informative look at lathe chuck options with turning expert Ernie Conover.If you're in the market for new tools, Woodworker's Journal and the Spring 2014 Annual Review has you covered.

Cherry by the Piece-1/2" Thickness

Cherry by the Piece-1/2" Thickness
$9.99

A long time favorite for its rich color and excellent workability, Cherry continues to gain popularity for use in fine furniture and cabinets. The wood leaves the sawmill with a pinkish, rosy tone, and continues to darken over years to a deep, lustrous red. The narrow sapwood has a creamy color, similar to Hard Maple. Cherry is easily worked with hand tools and takes an excellent finish and polish. All boards are machined S4S, and are planed to 1/8", 1/4", 1/2" and 3/4" thicknesses, relieving your planer of excess work. Thin boards are well-suited for edging, veneering, marquetry, sides for decorative boxes, bending stock and bent laminations, while the thicker boards are ideal for furniture, paneling, cabinet doors, mouldings, drawer sides, fine jewelry boxes and whatever else your imagination can dream up!Distribution: As many as five varieties of Black cherry are reported to thrive throughout North America.Tree: Attains heights of about 100 feet (30 m) Average tree grows to about 80 feet (24 m) in height, and produces a tall trunk, about 24 inches (60 cm) in diameter. Cherry trees are usually large enough to harvest after 35 to 40 years. Full height is attained in about 100 years.Light & Air-Induced Changes: Black cherry is very sensitive to UV light, which causes it to darken over time. UV light inhibitors in coatings can be used to prevent color change.Grain: Fine grain. Material with dark wavy streaks are frequent. Quartersawn lumber has a shimmery appearance.Texture: Fine and uniform. The wood often has narrow brown pith flecks and small gum pockets.Luster: Rich and satiny. Odor: Emits a fruity aroma when cut.Steam Bending: Good. Often compared to Beech and Ash.

Cherry by the Piece-3/4" Thickness

Cherry by the Piece-3/4" Thickness
$9.99

A long time favorite for its rich color and excellent workability, Cherry continues to gain popularity for use in fine furniture and cabinets. The wood leaves the sawmill with a pinkish, rosy tone, and continues to darken over years to a deep, lustrous red. The narrow sapwood has a creamy color, similar to Hard Maple. Cherry is easily worked with hand tools and takes an excellent finish and polish. All boards are machined S4S, and are planed to 1/8", 1/4", 1/2" and 3/4" thicknesses, relieving your planer of excess work. Thin boards are well-suited for edging, veneering, marquetry, sides for decorative boxes, bending stock and bent laminations, while the thicker boards are ideal for furniture, paneling, cabinet doors, mouldings, drawer sides, fine jewelry boxes and whatever else your imagination can dream up!Distribution: As many as five varieties of Black cherry are reported to thrive throughout North America.Tree: Attains heights of about 100 feet (30 m) Average tree grows to about 80 feet (24 m) in height, and produces a tall trunk, about 24 inches (60 cm) in diameter. Cherry trees are usually large enough to harvest after 35 to 40 years. Full height is attained in about 100 years.Light & Air-Induced Changes: Black cherry is very sensitive to UV light, which causes it to darken over time. UV light inhibitors in coatings can be used to prevent color change.Grain: Fine grain. Material with dark wavy streaks are frequent. Quartersawn lumber has a shimmery appearance.Texture: Fine and uniform. The wood often has narrow brown pith flecks and small gum pockets.Luster: Rich and satiny. Odor: Emits a fruity aroma when cut.Steam Bending: Good. Often compared to Beech and Ash.

Maple by the Piece-1/2" Thickness

Maple by the Piece-1/2" Thickness
$8.99

The classic American blonde, Hard Maple features creamy white sapwood with a reddish cast, and rugged durability. The wood has an exceptionally fine, even texture, and tight pores that yield an excellent finished surface. These thin boards are machined S4S to 1/8" and 1/4" thicknesses, eliminating wear and tear on your planer. You won't have to worry about chipout, which is difficult to prevent when planing thin stock. Thin boards are ideal for edging, veneering, inlay, marquetry, sides for decorative boxes, bending stock, bent laminations and whatever else your imagination can dream up!Tree: May reach a height of 70 to 120 feet, with a 24 to 36 inch diameter trunk. Sapwood Color: White with a reddish cast.Heartwood Color: Uniformly pale reddish brown or light tan. Grain: Usually fairly straight, but can also be curly or wavy. Sometimes exhibits decorative figuring like bird's eye, maple burl, blister, leaf, and fiddleback.Texture: Very fine and even.Working properties: Due to hardness, tools must be kept very sharp.Carving: Responds well to carving tools.Steam bending properties: Fair.Strength Properties: Very high bending strength. Resistance to compression parallel to the grain is high. Hardness is rated as medium. It is heavy, and resists denting and marring. Hard Maple can be up to 25 percent harder than Soft Maple.

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