Save wear and tear on your back from lifting heavy sheet goods with the innovative, labor-saving Leg Up Table Saw Panel-Lifter! Easily mounts to your table allowing you to raise sheet goods onto your table saw. Simply place any sheet of wood into the hook and, in one controlled motion, flip the sheet onto your table saw. In one easy motion you're ready to cut large sheet goods on your own, safely and easily, without the aid of another person. Rugged steel construction with a powder coating to prevent rust. Made in the USA.Technical Details:Saves wear and tear on your back from lifting heavy sheet goodsEasily mounts to your tableRaise sheet goods onto your table saw by yourselfMakes it possible to cut large sheet goods on your own, safely and easilyRugged steel construction with a powder coating to prevent rustWeight Capacity: 120 lbs.
True to its name, purpleheart boasts vibrant purple heartwood, and a fine, satiny texture. Initially a dull brown, it takes on its brilliant tone shortly after the wood is cut. The sapwood is creamy, pinkish cinnamon. It has exceptionally high bending and crushing strength, is dimensionally stable, and is extremely resistant to decay. All boards are machined S4S to 1/8", 1/4", 1/2" and 3/4" thicknesses. Thin boards are well-suited for edging, veneering, marquetry, sides for decorative boxes, bending stock and bent laminations, while the thicker boards are ideal for furniture, paneling, cabinet doors, moldings, drawer sides, fine jewelry boxes and whatever else your imagination can dream up!Alternate name: Peltogyne.Tree: Usually tall, with a height of about 100 to 150 feet and a diameter of up to 48 inches, usually between 18 and 36 inches.Heartwood: Initially dull brown, rapidly changing to a bright, vibrant purple. Prolonged exposure darkens wood to a dark-purplish brown or dark brown, but the original color can be preserved with a UV inhibitor. Color variation among boards is reported to be moderate to high. Presence of minerals in some boards may cause uneven coloration and steaming is reported to affect the color. Light & Air-Induced Changes: Treatment against the effects of ultra-violet rays maintainss the original color of the wood. Treatment with Armorall, the car finish product, under lacquer is reported to hold the color well.Grain: Typically straight, occasionally wavy or irregular.Texture: Medium to fine.Luster: Medium to high.Movement: Very dimensionally stable.Natural Durability: Highly resistant to attack by decay fungi, very resistant to dry-wood termites, and somewhat resistant to attack by marine borers. Also reported to be resistant to chemicals such as acids.Cutting Resistance: Purpleheart is moderately difficult to saw. Tools usually require frequent sharpening. A reduced cutting angle of 15 degrees is recommended, especially when planing and moulding material with interlocked or wavy grain. Nailing: The wood requires to be pre-bored, but nail-holding capabilities are reported to be good.Steam Bending: The wood steam bends fairly well.Strength Properties: Bending strength in the air-dry condition is very high, and crushing strength is exceptionally high. It does not mar or dent easily, and is very heavy and dense.
Heavy-Duty Compact Jig Saw KitFeatures:Keyless blade clamp for fast, easy blade installation and removal5.5 Amp motor delivers powerful cuts in the hardest materialsVariable speed delivers 0 - 3,100 strokes per minute for optimal cutting speed4-position orbital action allows for faster, more aggressive cuts in a variety of materialsAll metal gear case provides superior durability on a professional siteShoe bevels 0° to 45° for beveled cuts
Save space in your shop, upgrade your powder room or find the best player for your shop tunes. Plus build a bar stool, craft your own canoe paddle, and more. You'll find all of this and more in the May/June 2015 issue of Woodworker's Journal. Redwood Slab Vanity: Starting with a stunning piece of live-edge lumber, Brad Holden incorporates curved laminations into a vanity with contemporary style. Shop Test: Sandor Nagyszalanczy sounds out jobsite radios “ their features and their acoustics “ to determine which will be the best fit for your shop. Miter Saw Station: Ralph Bagnall's space-saving shop solution lets you use your miter saw without sacrificing bench space. Northwoods Canoe Paddle: Dan Cary shares his experience building a traditional Northwoods canoe paddle. Counter Height Bar Stool: Hand tool skills, sturdy dovetails and book-matched panels add appeal to this handy seating space from Kimberly McNeelan.Finishing Thoughts: Michael Dresdner is your tour guide for a brief history of guitar finishes.