Conveniently sized to fit a shop apron, this handy DIY reference is packed with helpful tips and answers to all of your woodworking questions in an easy-to-read format. Everything is here, and easily accessible: information on wood, fasteners, joints, shop math, finishing, hand tools, power tools, shop set up, sharpening, safety, and much more. Details on the availability and use of various kinds of wood, hand and motorized tools, glues, wood fillers, and adhesives are provided along with pointers on sharpening edges, concocting effective solvents, and creating an efficient workspace. Charts, formulas, conversion tables, and geometry pointers are available to refresh the forgetful craftsman, and a comprehensive glossary offers rapid access to a wealth of information. Winner of the Golden Hammer Book Award. Paperback. 216 pages. About the Author: Charlie Self is an award-winning writer who has contributed a vast amount of work to the woodworking field. Charlie is the author of dozens of woodworking books, has written more than a thousand articles for woodworking magazines, and has edited and consulted for McGraw-Hill, Time-Life, and Popular Mechanics.
Available in two tip sizes and three lengths, these Phillips power bits are useful for a wide variety of screw driving tasks. Ideal for use with magnetized hex-drive bit holders. Made from hardened tool steel for maximum durability.Best Used With Magnetic Bit Holder for Hex Drives (#43448 Sold Separately)
One cut through a thick piece of hard maple is all it takes to feel the massive power of the SawStop Industrial Cabinet Saw. That said, it's amazing to think that it literally wouldn't harm a hot dog, or your finger, if the worst were to happen. With the utmost in precision and heavy-duty construction, plus the revolutionary safety feature that's made SawStop famous and a dust collection system that's second-to-none, it is, simply put, the finest SawStop table saw ever made. It offers the widest range of motor and power options on the market, including an available 7.5hp motor. No other production 10'' cabinet saw offers that much power! Standard Features: SawStop feature automatically stops and retracts the blade on contact with skinLow profile blade guard collects above table dust and minimizes blade exposureMake fast and easy transitions between blade guard and riving knife with no tools requiredZero-clearance insert has quick-release mechanism for tool-free access to the saw cavity99% Efficient Dust Collection: Advanced control of over-and-under table airflow captures dust at the blade and directs it out of the sawT-Glide rail system and widely spaced glide plates provide smooth travel along the length of the tablePremium craftsmanship and rigorous engineering combine to create a saw you'll love to usePrecision alignment system lets you adjust the blade and table alignment with precision not found on other saws Industrial Cabinet Saw vs. Professional Cabinet Saw: 200+ more pounds of iron and steel for maximum stability and precisionThicker cast iron table absorbs even more vibrationDeeper table (30'' vs 27'') provides about 2-1/2'' more room in front of the bladeThicker gauge steel in the cabinet, rails, tube and fenceLarger, deeper fence tracks smooth and locks down solid with absolutely no deflectionMassive cast iron trunnion delivers smooth, precise operation year after yearBigger hand wheels for easy adjustmentsLarger metal motor access door for quick accessSecond access door for easy maintenanceIndustrial lock-out/tag-out switchInterrupt switches on all access doors disable saw when opened5-year motor warranty
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