Avoid the possibility of joint failure in your chairs, stools or log furniture with this clever expanding cutter and wedge ring system. The high-speed steel Tenon-Lok cutter features spring-action blades that flare out at the base, creating a dovetail-shaped round mortise. The sharpened tapered steel wedge ring then sits in the flared mortise, expanding the tenon with minimal splitting as it gets driven into place. The resulting joint will never come apart and is completely immune to weather-related expansion and contraction. Ideal for repairs or original construction, the Tenon-Lok system requires both a cutter and a matching wedge ring (sold here in convenient multi-packs). Every Tenon-Lok cutter includes a steel setter guide to create an impression on the base of the mortise for the wedge ring to rest in.Using the 1/2" Tenon-Lok Dovetail Drill Bit:1. Drill a standard 1/2" round mortise with a forstner bit or another bit of your choice.2. Chuck the 1/2" Tenon-Lok cutting tool in your drill.3. Before starting the drill, position the Tenon-Lok cutter all the way at the bottom of the mortise.4. Start drilling at a low RPM and push hard enough to extend the cutter's spring-loaded dovetailing blades. Let the drill come to a complete stop before removing the cutter from the mortise.5. On a flat surface, place the setter guide over the ring with the sharp edges up. Fit tenon into guide and tap with mallet just enough to start the ring into the end of the tenon. Now you can proceed with installing the tenon into the mortise. Either clamp the joint together or use a mallet, causing the metal ring to seat itself into the tenon, expanding it for a permanent joint.
Armor Auto-Pro Dog Fences slip into any 3/4'' dog hole to position and brace materials or to set up corners. They can be used with most standard workbenches, and with any work table with 3/4'' holes drilled in the top. Dog Fences are reversible to accommodate variations in thickness. The tall side is 1-1/4'' high, while the short side is 5/8'' high for use with standard 3/4'' stock. Each fence includes two 3'' x 3/4'' dog pegs, which slide in a track on the Dog Fence for easy adjustment of the spacing. Ideal for use with the Armor Auto-Adjust Dog Clamps (e.g. 51910, sold separately). Fits 3/4'' diameter dog holesFence is reversible with a 1-1/4'' height and a 5/8'' height on the other faceHigh-quality anodized aluminum extrusionHole spacing is easily adjustable
Simply secure your frame in the corner clamp, press down on the lever, and the Logan Studio Joiner inserts a metal V-nail to create a perfect, permanent joint, just like you would get at a framing shop. The joiner can be used with moldings up to 2-1/2" wide, and includes adjustable supports so you can assemble frames of unlimited size. Includes 200 V-nails to get you started. Made in USA. Drives a single v-nail, one at a time, repeatable for moldings up to 2-1/2" wide.Magnetic nail holder eliminates dropped nails.Quick-adjust corner clamp holds joint firmly together while the nail is driven.Quick depth setting adjustment.Drives a variety of V-nail sizes.Includes support piece for tippy molding profiles.Also includes two adjustable height levelers for joining long moldings.Reinforced baseboard for stability.Steel post sleeves prevent flexing.Anti-slip pad protects molding faces.Can be used on hard or soft woods with appropriate v-nails.Includes (100) 1/4" and (100) 3/8" soft v-nails. Made in USA.
Use the Bessey right angle clamp for clamping square corners at a precise 90 degrees. The right angle clamp is ideal for holding parts to be screwed or glued together. The clamp's maximum opening is 7/8" on one side and 2-1/2" on the other side for members of different thicknesses and 1-3/4" for members of equal thicknesses. Maximum thickness at the joint is 1-1/8".