Miters depend on end grain-to-end grain glue joints, which can be weak and subject to failure. Dividing your miters in two to build an octagonal shape creates twice as many opportunities for trouble. Our author solved the challenge by painstakingly tuning his saw's miter settings and adding pentagon-shaped decorative splines at every miter.
A few hours in the workshop should be all that's needed to make this fanciful napkin holder. We've also found that it doubles nicely as a letter rack. It's a great project for scroll saw enthusiasts, although the band or saber saw can also be used.
With 13-1/2'' of width capacity and 6'' of resaw capacity this little bandsaw takes a big bite out of the wood,without eating up much floor space. It features a sturdy cast-iron frame and table, which tilts in both directions. The computer-balanced wheels help cut vibration for less saw marks, while the single-knob blade tracking system makes it easy to keep the blade running where you want it. Graphite impregnated polymer blade guides with roller bearing thrust guides help keep the blade from overheating and breaking prematurely. Includes a 3/8'' 6 TPI blade.Features:Cast iron frame construction for strength, rigidity and reduced vibration6-spoke, precision computer balanced wheels eliminate vibration for accurate blade trackingGraphite impregnated polymer blade guides with roller bearing thrust guides provide quicker set-up and a cooler running blade
Combo Offer includes the Original 3rd Hand Tripod (49212) with a FastCap Upper Hand Work Support (42745) and a 12'' FastCap Outfeed Roller (45913). Combine all three to make a collapsible roller stand that can be easily broken down for transport and storage. Remove the roller to create a support system for upper cabinets when the base cabinets have not been installed, or you can use the extension support separately to hold upper cabinets in place for when the base cabinets are already in place. Roller can also be attached separately to your workbench or chop saw station. The tripod provides a sturdy base with three 17'' legs that support up to 150 pounds and a vertical column that accepts the Upper Hand Work Support. Products also available separately below. See ''More Info'' tab for information on separate products. Original 3rd Hand Tripod (49212)Rugged tripod has three 17'' legs that provide a sturdy base for your Upper Hand, 3rd Hands and the EMTAdjusts to stand 5" high and supports up to 150 lbs.Conveniently folds for storage: just 16'' x 4'' when folded upFastCap Upper Hand Work Support (42745)Makes installing cabinets faster, easier, and saferHolds upper cabinets in place while you adjust for level and fasten to the wallExtends from 28" to 60" Padded 6'' x 6'' ends prevents scratching or marring May also be used vertically to hold up to 150 lbs.12" FastCap Outfeed Roller (45913)Stainless steel 12'' support roller with precision ball-bearing constructionProvides a smooth outfeed roller for longer stock while cutting on your table sawIdeal for both heavy wood and metal stockSupports up to 150 lbs. May be used with the Upper Hand Work Support , 3rd Hand, EMT, and 3rd Hand Tripod