Woodworking projects don't have to be overly complicated or require a vast array of tools and materials. In One-Board Woodworking Projects, Andy Standing shows you how to build 20 fabulously functional household items from just a single board of wood. His collection of visually appealing, practical projects includes stylish bookends, a personalized laptop tray, toy rocking chair, an elegant wine rack, a knife block, and even functional closet shelving that would ordinarily cost hundreds of dollars. So grab a board of wood, pull up to the bench with this book, and see how easy it is to create something beautiful with your own hands. Paperback. 176 pages. Contents: IntroductionTools and EquipmentTechniquesHealth and SafetyBookendsDisplay ShelvesToy Rocking ChairKnife BlockUmbrella StandKitchen ShelversBath RackLamp BaseLaptop TrayPlate RackBreakfast TrayFolding StoolWeathervaneTool BoxDVD RackShoe RackClothes Drying RackWine RackStep StoolCorner Shelves About the Author: First-rate woodworker and author Andy Standing is a technical editor for Woodworker magazine. He also writes articles for a wide range of other woodworking magazines covering all topics, from techniques and project making to machinery and tool testing. His work has appeared in Practical Woodworking, Routing, Furniture and Cabinetmaking, and Woodworking Plans and Projects. Standing lives in the UK.One Board Woodworking Projects Preview
With the six jigs in this kit, you'll be able to shape and sharpen all your knives, scissors, shears, draw knives and axes, as well as short chisels and carving tools. Each jig perfectly replicates the edge angle so you can sharpen faster than ever. The jigs in this kit work with the T-7 and T-4 Tormek Sharpening Systems (35254 and 53332, sold separately) as well as the older T-3 system. The Knife Jig (SVM-45) works to sharpen most knives, including carver's draw knives. Long knives need to be stiff, and the minimum blade length is 2-3/8'' (60mm)The Long Knife Jig (SVM-140) is suitable for long and flexible knives. The jig's 5-1/2'' (140mm) width stabilizes a thin blade. Requires minimum blade length of 6-5/16'' (160mm)The Scissors Jig (SVX-150) is for scissors of all sizes as well as shears. It is also suitable for portable electric hand planer bladesThe Short Tool Jig (SVS-32) is for straight-shanked carving gouges and V-tools down to 1-3/4'' (45mm) long. It also sharpens short wood chisels and tools for power carvers. Maximum tool width is 1-1/4'' (32mm)The Axe Jig (SVA-170) sharpens carving and carpenter's axes. It accommodates a maximum axe height of 6-11/16'' (170mm), and copes with both straight and curved edgesThe Small Knife Holder (SVM-00) enables you to sharpen the smallest knife blades like carving knives and pocket knives. Works in conjunction with the SVM-45 Knife Jig
Handy Lutz Bit Holder keeps your bits organized and always at your fingertips! Self-adhesive backing lets you affix the holder to places you use bits most.Technical Details:Lutz high-performance power bit holderSelf-adhesive backing lets you affix the holder to places you use bits most
The Sorby ProEdge Plus does just what its name implies - puts a consistent, professional-quality edge on almost any hand tool, whether a turning tool, chisel, plane blade or knife. And don't be fooled by its compact size - weighing in at over 30 lbs, with a 1/4" steel plate, this is a true industrial-quality sharpener. The patented angle setter ensures that the most popular bevel angles can be set time after time, and the thick steel backing plate ensures a dead flat sharpening surface. The abrasive belts can be quickly changed for anything from rough sharpening to fine honing, and because the grit can be chosen for the quickest possible sharpening, there is far less risk of overheating your tools and damaging the steel. The ProEdge Plus includes a skew jig, a gouge jig, fingernail profiler and three different belts.Technical Details:Fixed detents for the most popular bevel angles: 90°, 80°, 60°, 45°, 35°, 30°, 25°, 20°, 15°.User can easily bypass the presets and set a custom angle.Sharpening is extremely rapid, so there is no fear of over-heating and consequently damaging your tools.Sharpening surface can be easily tilted back at any angle for maximum user comfort.No complex assembly required; the ProEdge is ready to use right out of the box.The ProEdge is a compact, well-engineered unit that can be located anywhere in the workshop.Use ProEdge aluminum oxide sharpening belts for bench and carving chisels, knives and plane irons.Use ProEdge zirconium sharpening belts for HSS turning tools, drill bits and router bits.Use ProEdge ceramic sharpening belts for rapid, heavy-duty sharpening.1/2 hp (375w) motor.700 ft (220m) per minute belt speed.To make sharpening even more accurate, the ProEdge Plus (26342) includes these accessories:A skew jig to give the correct presentation angle for turners' skew chisels.A gouge jig in the format of a V-block to prevent pivoting when sharpening a turners' gouge. This also works as a square jig for presenting square tools at 90 degrees to the sharpening belt. A fingernail profiler to create swept back wings on a turners' gouge.