For use with the TrueCoat Pro Fine Finish Sprayer (44853, sold separately). Though it fits into the same charger, the bigger battery lets you spray larger, more complicated jobs without interruption. One fully charged 20V battery is able to continuously spray up to 1 gallon of material. Charge time for 80% performance is 45 minutes. Compatible with TrueCoat Pro II (cordless sprayer not available at Rockler, we only carry the corded version) and TrueCoat Pro Fine Finish spray guns.
Finish: Polished BrassBase Material: BRASSLength: 4-3/16 InchesWidth: 2-1/2 InchesProjection: 1/2 InchCenter to Center Hole Spacing: 3 InchesMachine Screw Thread Size: 8-32Screw Length: 1 InchPilot Hole Size: 3/16 InchScrews are includedWarranty: Lifetime
True to its name, purpleheart boasts vibrant purple heartwood, and a fine, satiny texture. Initially a dull brown, it takes on its brilliant tone shortly after the wood is cut. The sapwood is creamy, pinkish cinnamon. It has exceptionally high bending and crushing strength, is dimensionally stable, and is extremely resistant to decay. All boards are machined S4S to 1/8", 1/4", 1/2" and 3/4" thicknesses. 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, moldings, drawer sides, fine jewelry boxes and whatever else your imagination can dream up!Alternate name: Peltogyne.Tree: Usually tall, with a height of about 100 to 150 feet and a diameter of up to 48 inches, usually between 18 and 36 inches.Heartwood: Initially dull brown, rapidly changing to a bright, vibrant purple. Prolonged exposure darkens wood to a dark-purplish brown or dark brown, but the original color can be preserved with a UV inhibitor. Color variation among boards is reported to be moderate to high. Presence of minerals in some boards may cause uneven coloration and steaming is reported to affect the color. Light & Air-Induced Changes: Treatment against the effects of ultra-violet rays maintainss the original color of the wood. Treatment with Armorall, the car finish product, under lacquer is reported to hold the color well.Grain: Typically straight, occasionally wavy or irregular.Texture: Medium to fine.Luster: Medium to high.Movement: Very dimensionally stable.Natural Durability: Highly resistant to attack by decay fungi, very resistant to dry-wood termites, and somewhat resistant to attack by marine borers. Also reported to be resistant to chemicals such as acids.Cutting Resistance: Purpleheart is moderately difficult to saw. Tools usually require frequent sharpening. A reduced cutting angle of 15 degrees is recommended, especially when planing and moulding material with interlocked or wavy grain. Nailing: The wood requires to be pre-bored, but nail-holding capabilities are reported to be good.Steam Bending: The wood steam bends fairly well.Strength Properties: Bending strength in the air-dry condition is very high, and crushing strength is exceptionally high. It does not mar or dent easily, and is very heavy and dense.
Learn how to craft an elaborate cane, simple staff, or sleek walking stick with this inspiring walk through the world of walking sticks. The book is packed with valuable advice, information and step-by-step instructions. Learn what woods, hardware and tools to choose and how to perform basic construction, decorative and finishing techniques. See some stunning examples of famous canes by noted artists and wood turners, and choose from the many projects to suit every level and skill. 140 pages.Make Your Own Walking Sticks: How to Craft Canes and Staffs from Rustic to Fancy, by Charles Self, provides a panoramic view of the world of walking sticks and how to create them, including:A fascinating, colorful photo gallery of famous canes and walking sticks by noted artists and wood turners from the collection of Albert LeCoff, founder of the Wood Turning Center in Philadelphia.An expansive stickmaker's guide to selecting woods for projects.A description of adhesives, hardware and fasteners.Advice on types of tools and finishes to use.Decorative patterns for carving sticks, canes and staffs.15 different plans for crafting walking sticks, canes and staffs.