Easily remove paint and varnish from flat, curved and angled surfaces, including window frames and doors! An invaluable tool for preparing, repairing and refinishing. Features tempered steel blades and ergonomic, comfortable grip handle. Set includes three blades: triangular, teardrop and combination.Technical Details:Triangular blade measures 2" on each side.Use the triangular shavehook for stripping paint and varnish from flat wooden surfaces and edges.Teardrop blade is 2-3/4"L x 1-3/8"W at its widest part with 2-1/4" sharpened area on each side.Combination blade is 1-1/8" curve cutter and 1-3/16" cove cutter, vee blade area 1-7/8" x 1-3/4". Short flat area is 7/8".Use the teardrop and combination shavehooks for concave, convex and shaped surfaces such as moldings.Blade should be perpendicular to the surface and drawn toward you.Ergonomic, comfortable grip handle.
Named for it's rich red color, Redheart lumber exhibits a variety of interesting streaks, patterns and closed knots. The wood has extremely small pores with a very fine overall texture, and is easily worked with hand or power tools. The initially bright color of Redheart fades to a reddish brown tone with exposure to sunlight.Technical Details:Redheart: Erythroxylon mexicanum.Native to: Mexico and South America.Hardness: Hard; similar to oak.Grain/Texture: Very small pores, and a fine, even texture.Rot Resistance: Redheart is moderately rot-resistant.Workability: Redheart planes, machines, and sands well. Takes glue and finish well.Odor: Distinct, rubber-like smell when being worked.
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