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.
Carter's MultiRest provides three strong, helping hands for the most challenging of turnings: big bowls, long vessels, and narrow spindles. Slide the support wheels up against your turning project and flip on the lathe to enjoy unequaled stability and whisper-quiet operation. Each ball-bearing roller assembly can be positioned anywhere around the ring, and adjusted along multiple planes for a wide range of lathe sizes and part diameters. The 2-piece clam shell design quickly swings open, providing easy access when mounting or removing turnings, or when sanding or performing other secondary operations. With the larger ring section removed, the remaining smaller section becomes a bowl rest, providing solid support behind the work piece, yet fully exposing the opposite side of the piece for turning. Made in USA.Technical Details:Compatible with lathe swing sizes from mini up to 20" with no additional hardware required.With purchase of the 2" Lift Blocks (49120, sold separately below), the Multi-Rest can be used on even larger lathes.The base of the MultiRest has independently adjustable spacer blocks that provide a secure fit on lathe beds with way sizes from 1" to 4.5" in width.Multi-ring structure creates great rigidity while keeping the tool's weight to half that of a comparable full steel rest.High strength, laser cut steel and aircraft grade aluminum components assure the ultimate in strength and durability.Each of the MultiRest's bearing mounted, non-marring urethane wheels have a rigid internal ring to prevent sidewall flexThe MultiRest uses the same high strength industrial sealed bearings used in our time tested bandsaw upgrade guides, so they're not your typical skate wheel and bearing.The unit comes stock with 3 wheel assemblies, which is perfect for most tasks.Wheel assemblies can be positioned anywhere around the ring.Patent pending.Made in USA by the same folks who created the famous Carter band saw guides.
This Spring Loaded Nail Starter Set is designed to help you decrease your project construction time.This basic 3 piece wood working set includes 2/32 nail / center punch, 5/16 wood chisel and a 2/32 nail starter. These tools each feature a powerful spring technology allowing you to get a surprising amount of force without another driving tool. PrecisionThe precise nature of these tools allow you to work in a restricted space area as it takes up less space than a traditional hammer or screw driver. The accuracy of the force allows you to also avoid marring your surface accidently with your hammer or other tools. SimplicityEach spring loaded tool is easy to use, requires no additional tools to complete its task and can easily in your work belt or pocket. Drive your nails, start nail or screw holes or chisel where you need with ease. These tools are designed to make your projects easier.
Put your brand on your woodworking projects with your own personalized branding iron. This design features one line of custom text (the bottom line), with up to 20 characters per line. Choose from an electric heated iron, torch heated iron or an interchangeable electric head only (if you have previously purchased an electric heated iron). We recommend the electric heated option if you need to make a lot of brands at a time. After you make your purchase, you will receive a voucher with further instructions for completing your order. At that time, you will be able to make your final design choice, enter your custom text and proof your final design. Your order will be delivered within 2 to 3 weeks.