These quality carvings come ready to finish. Choose from Birch or Oak. Each side is 1" High x 2-1/4" Wide for a total width of 4-1/2". Sold in Pairs.
Multipurpose set includes five 2'' brushes and five 1-1/2'' brushes for applying water- or oil-based stains, topcoats, even glue. Both brushes have an angled end that's perfect for trim work. The feathered ends also hold enough paint or stain for an efficient painting process. Long wooden handles are designed to give you a comfortable grip even during extended application times. Plus, they clean easily for repeated use.
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 to 3/4" thickness, 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.
Set yourself apart...Fastcap screw caps are the finishing touch to a professional job! These self-adhesive cover caps are made with high performance acrylic Ultra-Bond PSA adhesive which increases in strength as it cures, providing a long lasting permanent bond. They are fast and easy to install and adhere well to almost any surface. Made of durable PVC, unfinished wood and pre-finished real wood, they work in a wide variety of applications, like covering screw holes and RTA fittings.