Finding an effective jig or fixture for a woodworking operation can be as elusive and time-consuming as designing a great piece of furniture, a sailboat, or a ukulele. It takes solid woodworking knowledge and some problem-solving skills, with a good dose of inspiration thrown in. Even a moderately complex setup can pose numerous choices: What tool or machine is best for the operation? Should the jig move the wood over the machine or guide the machine past the wood? How does the workpiece need to be referenced and clamped? Should the jig be adjustable? Most of the woodworkers I’ve met delight in solving challenging jigging problems. But tackling these problems requires a basic understanding of jig function and design. This book will teach you how to make these time saving devices and help improve everything you build in your shop. 272 pages. Contents: Section 1: Function and Design Why Use Jigs? The Functional Approach Customizing Jigs Section 2: Materials and Hardware Selecting Materials High-Friction Materials Fasteners Tracks & Guide Bars Other Jig Hardware Section 3: Tools and Techniques Jig-Building Tools Joinery Gluing Up Finishing Section 4: Marking and Setup Jigs Marking Gauges Layout Jigs Templates Machine Setup Section 5: Fences and Guides Parallel Fences Auxiliary Fences Short Fences Angled Fences Curved Fences Dowel Guides Section 6: Sliding and Pivoting Jigs Miter Slot Guided Miter Gauge Jigs Fence Guided Table Guided Pivoting Jigs Section 7: Jig Tables Tilt Tables Extension Tables Power Tool Tables Section 8: Fences and Guides Router Jigs Router Bases Hand Tool Guides Section 9: Templates Part-shaping Joinery Drilling Sawing and Sanding Section 10: Stops and Indexes End Stops Travel Stops Index Devices Section 11: Clamping and Alignment Alignment Devices Simple Clamps Production Clamps Section 12: Fixtures Part Holding Assembly Fixtures Bending and Lamination Section 13: Safety Devices Hold-Downs Blade & Cutter Guards Section 14: Dust Control for Jigs Machine Dust Collection Portable Power Tool Pickups
If you want a workbench fast, and you want it to last, then this is the kit for you. Combined with only 2x4s and plywood, this kit allows you to create a workbench of any size that will last indefinitely-all in less than an hour. The sturdy resin legs have a greater strength-to-weight ratio than steel, and are specially engineered to combat racking forces and keep the assembly perfectly square. With a weight capacity of up to 1000 lbs. per shelf, it'll hardly break a sweat under as much weight as you can dish out. Use full 4' 8' sheets of plywood for a spacious assembly bench, or throw together a power tool stand as small as 2'x2'. It's the perfect solution for custom sizes, and incredibly easy to modify. No miters, no tricky cuts or joints - all you need is a drill and a saw! Assembled workbench measures roughly 36" tall.Finished work surface can be up to 4'x8'.Rugged resin workbench legs boast a better strength to weight ratio than steel.Assembled workbench boasts a weight capacity of up to 1000 lbs. per shelf.Only straight 90 degree cuts are required.Great for all kinds of work benches: assembly tables, tool stands, potting benches and more!All hardware is included.
If exposed to the open air for long periods of time, the cast iron surfaces of your table saw will inevitably begin to rust. Not with the Zerust Table Saw Cover, however. Once installed, this proprietary cover emits non-toxic vapor corrosion inhibitors (VCIs) that surround your table saw to prevent rust, corrosion and electrochemical reactions. Of course, it also helps to shield your equipment from airborne moisture, dust and abrasions. The rust and corrosion inhibitors will remain active for 5 years after the date of purchase. Made in USA. Dimensions: 45''W x 63''L x 19''HRemains effective for five yearsCleaner and more convenient than oilAlso great for other power tools such as lathes, jointers, planers and more
Table Saw Stand for DW7453 Year Limited WarrantyIncludes:Hardware BagFeatures & Benefits:Folds flat for easy storage and transportHeavy-duty tube steel construction maximizes durability under loadIntegral support bar hardware holes secure the saw to the stand