Accepts almost any laser, then secures to 3rd Hand Extension Tool with powerful magnets. No more need for chalk lines! Fully adjustable, with 360° rotation in three places.
African Mahogany is strong, yet light, and works beautifully with hand tools. The color matures from a salmon tone when freshly cut, into a rich red or brown with age. The grain varies from straight to curly, sometimes producing highly attractive figures. Flat-sawn boards feature wavy horizontal bands. 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. Thicker boards are ideal for furniture, paneling, cabinet doors, moldings, drawer sides, fine jewelry boxes and whatever else your imagination can dream up!Texture: Fine or medium to coarse, and uniform.Luster: Highly lustrous.Movement: Mahogany is considered to be one of the most stable timbers.Durability: High durability, resistant to brown-rot and white rot fungi. Moderately resistant to dry-wood termite attack.Weathering Properties: Very good - a great choice for boat building.Planing: The wood is easy to plane, but figured grain may chip and tear.Turning: Easy - turned surfaces are usually clean.Polishing characteristics: Good.Steam Bending: Fairly good.Strength: Variable, but generally high bending strength and medium crushing strength. Hardness and weight are moderate, and density is high.
Save space in your shop, upgrade your powder room or find the best player for your shop tunes. Plus build a bar stool, craft your own canoe paddle, and more. You'll find all of this and more in the May/June 2015 issue of Woodworker's Journal. Redwood Slab Vanity: Starting with a stunning piece of live-edge lumber, Brad Holden incorporates curved laminations into a vanity with contemporary style. Shop Test: Sandor Nagyszalanczy sounds out jobsite radios “ their features and their acoustics “ to determine which will be the best fit for your shop. Miter Saw Station: Ralph Bagnall's space-saving shop solution lets you use your miter saw without sacrificing bench space. Northwoods Canoe Paddle: Dan Cary shares his experience building a traditional Northwoods canoe paddle. Counter Height Bar Stool: Hand tool skills, sturdy dovetails and book-matched panels add appeal to this handy seating space from Kimberly McNeelan.Finishing Thoughts: Michael Dresdner is your tour guide for a brief history of guitar finishes.
Abundant power and thoughtful features make the Triton T20DD drill/driver a valuable workmate to keep at your side. The dual-mode variable speed gearbox is easily accessible at the top of the drill, providing no load speeds of 0-450 RPM in low gear with 60Nm of torque, and 0-1600 RPM in high gear. The 19+1 clutch settings let you dial in the perfect amount of torque, whether you're driving a 4'' lag screw, or a 1/2'' brass hinge screw. An onboard LED worklight illuminates the work area, and the sturdy metal belt clip provides an easy way to hang your drill when you need two hands free. 1/2'' keyless chuck is easy and comfortable to operate. Mabuchi RS-735 motor promises a long useful life. Includes (2) 4Ah lithium-ion batteries and intelligent charger. Weighs just over 4 lbs with a 4Ah battery installed. Keyless single sleeve 13mm / 1/2'' Sanou chuck for quick tool-free bit changes19+1 torque settings for a variety of different materials and screw sizesAll-metal gears for superior durability and controlled delivery of torque and speed2-speed Mabuchi motor with variable speed and reverse for greater control over the accessoryEnergy-efficient premium brand lithium-ion cells with very low self-discharge provide long-lasting performance and are always ready to useBuilt-in LED worklight for clear visibility of the workpieceErgonomic, vibration-reducing grip for increased comfort and ease of useCompact and lightweight design for continuous work in confined areas