This 8-inch jointer meets the demand for accuracy while combining unique, user-friendly functions. The infeed table lever can be used to rapidly position table height, then the handle rotated for fine-adjustment of cut depth. Fence tilting is accomplished by a worm gear system, smoothly operated by a simple handwheel. The tables provide 73" long extended support. A non-mar insert in the fence protects the table from scratches during adjustments. The jointer is available with a three knife cutterhead, or a helical cutterhead with four-sided knife inserts. The operating switch is high mounted for easy reach, and the push blocks have a magnetic base - store them on any metallic surface for instant access.High-speed heat-treated steel knives Extra long tables are mounted on dovetailed ways, for extended workpiece support Adjustment lever offers quick infeed table positioning and fine-tuning of cut depth High mount switch for operator convenience Handwheel operated worm gear system for smooth fence tilting Magnetic push blocks can be stored on the machine within constant reach Non-mar fence insert protects table surface Large extension rest on infeed table for rabbeting
Perfect for complete beginners, this handy book and accompanying DVD are all you need to get started with the rewarding craft of woodturning. Pop in the DVD to see the techniques demonstrated in action, or pick up the book for detailed instruction and ideas wherever you are. Learn everything you need to know, from selecting wood and the basic anatomy of a lathe, tool holding, sharpening and using tools correctly and safely. Three simple, attractive step-by-step projects are included to help you gain the confidence to apply this new knowledge and start creating some beautiful pieces of your own. Paperback. Book: 128 pages. DVD: 206 minutes. Contents: Working with WoodIntroduction to the LatheHolding the WorkTools and EquipmentSharpening your ToolsTen Rules for TurningCorrect Working PositionUsing Spindle Roughing GougesUsing Beading and Parting ToolsUsing Skew ChiselsUsing Spindle GougesUsing ScrapersUsing Bowl GougesProject 1: Classical Form BowlProject 2: Rosewood CandlestickProject 3: Cylindrical Box About the Author: Mark Baker has always been fascinated by wood. His father was a carpenter and joiner and, on leaving school, he served a five-year apprenticeship working for a local building firm, which included restoration work. Mark has also helped set up an industrial workshop for autistic adults and he has worked for some of the major manufacturers of woodturning tools in the UK. He is now the editor of Woodturning magazine and the group editor of all GMC Publications woodworking magazines.Wood Turning - A Craftsman's Guide Preview
Manufactured by Porter-Cable, this 1000 piece premium quality biscuit mix includes the three most common sizes of biscuits: #20, #10 and #0. Use these compressed wood fiber biscuits along with a plate joiner to make tight, easy to align joints in panel glue-ups and a variety of woodworking projects.Technical DetailsKit contains 500 #20, 250 #10, and 250 #0 biscuits#20 biscuits measure 2-3/8" x 1"#10 biscuits: 2-1/8" x 3/4"#0 biscuits: 1-3/4" x 5/8"
Picture frame joiner and fitting tool allows you to make professional quality picture frames every time! Features:Quickly and easily inserts V-nails, flexipoints, backing nails and screw eyes into hard and soft woods.For use with most types of frame clamps.Technical Details:Includes PushMaster tool, 400 V-nails and instructions, plus a starter assortment of backing nails and flexipoints.PushMaster tool inserts V-nails, flexipoints, backing nails and screw eyes into hard and soft woods.Additional V-nails, backing nails and flexipoints sold separately.V-nails, or frame nails, join the frame corners together to make a tight, firm join.Select a V-nail suitable to the molding height.As a general rule, use a V-nail about 50-60% of the molding height.Flexipoint bendable tabs are used to hold the picture into the frame.