Strong, appropriate, and well-fitting joints are one of the hallmarks of the skilled woodworker. Making them properly requires intelligent planning, accurate layout, and a sufficient degree of care in cutting, fitting, and final assembly. That's the approach author John Bullar pursues in this essential guide. He walks readers through choosing the appropriate joint for its intended purpose and continues methodically through constructing and finally assembling the finished pieces. He also covers lumber selection, tools, and adhesives, and offers recommendations for the working methods and habits that are needed to achieve consistently good results. 176 pages. About the Author: John Bullar designs and makes bespoke furniture to commission from his workshop in Cheshire, in northwest England. His unique style is a combination of the Arts and Crafts methods handed down to him by his grandfather and his own contemporary re-interpretation of it. John is a prolific contributor to many woodworking magazines and the author of Cabinetmaking: A Foundation Course.
As your tool collection grows and your TSTAK cases start to stack up, this wheeled cart allows you to easily roll them from place to place, keeping your entire collection conveniently close at hand. The cart features four 360° swiveling wheels for maximum maneuverability. Two of the wheels feature a brake to secure the stack in place at your work station. The integral side latches secure your TSTAK cases to the cart. Compact and light weight, the cart has a load capacity of up to 110 pounds, and lets you stack up to five TSTAK cases. The Flat Cart is ideally suited for flat terrain and gradual inclines. For larger weight capacity and the ability to handle stairs and steeper inclines, see the DeWalt TSTAK Trolley (56430, sold separately). Designed to be used with DeWalt TSTAK cases (e.g. 56148, sold separately)Four heavy-duty 4'' casters, all swiveling, two lockingWeight capacity: 110 lbs (holds up to five TSTAK cases)Overall dimensions: 19''W x 17-1/8''D x 7-1/8''H
A long time favorite for its rich color and excellent workability, Cherry continues to gain popularity for use in fine furniture and cabinets. The wood leaves the sawmill with a pinkish, rosy tone, and continues to darken over years to a deep, lustrous red. The narrow sapwood has a creamy color, similar to Hard Maple. Cherry is easily worked with hand tools and takes an excellent finish and polish. All boards are machined S4S, and are planed to 1/8", 1/4", 1/2" and 3/4" thicknesses, relieving your planer of excess work. 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, mouldings, drawer sides, fine jewelry boxes and whatever else your imagination can dream up!Distribution: As many as five varieties of Black cherry are reported to thrive throughout North America.Tree: Attains heights of about 100 feet (30 m) Average tree grows to about 80 feet (24 m) in height, and produces a tall trunk, about 24 inches (60 cm) in diameter. Cherry trees are usually large enough to harvest after 35 to 40 years. Full height is attained in about 100 years.Light & Air-Induced Changes: Black cherry is very sensitive to UV light, which causes it to darken over time. UV light inhibitors in coatings can be used to prevent color change.Grain: Fine grain. Material with dark wavy streaks are frequent. Quartersawn lumber has a shimmery appearance.Texture: Fine and uniform. The wood often has narrow brown pith flecks and small gum pockets.Luster: Rich and satiny. Odor: Emits a fruity aroma when cut.Steam Bending: Good. Often compared to Beech and Ash.
Just bump the "Stop Paddle" to quickly shut off power. Large, bright paddle is easy to find when you're in a tight spot. Locate it near your hip or knee and you'll never have to take your hands off the workpiece. Great for use with router tables or any workbench where you use a stationary power tool.Includes 7' grounded cord to outlet and 2' female cord to power tool for quick plug-in and use.Mounts to Rockler steel shop stands or any other surface with screws.Heavy-duty 15 amp switch.Sturdy construction takes the hits and keeps on ticking.