Powermatic's PM2415 24'' Bandsaw features a powerful, totally enclosed, fan-cooled motor that keeps dust out for a long, productive life under the most demanding conditions. With its 24'' x 34'' cast iron table and precision balanced cast iron wheels, it runs smoothly and quietly, with hardly any vibration. The table tilts 45° to the right, 10° to the left, and comes standard with a T-slot miter gauge. A lower wheel brush prevents sawdust buildup from interfering with the tracking, while a convenient foot brake ensures rapid stops. With the large comfortable handwheels, adjustments are smooth and easy to accomplish. The bandsaw comes standard with a 4'' dust collection port for connection to a work shop dust collection system. The upper wheel housing and guidepost have been designed with the rigidity necessary for industrial use, while the extra wide flange and heavy-duty rack and pinion trunnion assembly provide extra durability and eliminate any flex in the table.Features:Integrated foot brake quickly stops the coasting bladeUpper and lower ball bearing guides mean less friction and longer life for blade and guidesRack and pinion adjustable blade guide post for precise locating of guides to workpieceTable has beveled edge to allow smooth stock movement and easier miter gauge entryCast iron drive wheels move the blade effortlessly through the stockTwo speed drive pulley expands sawing capabilityAccu-Fence has complete adjustability for aligning to blade and squaring to tableSturdy cast iron table and trunnion assembly offers maximum rigidity for large work piecesPositive locking cam with pressure adjustmentOversized side plate can be used in the horizontal or vertical positionElectrical interlock prevents the bandsaw from starting when the blade is de-tensioned (patent pending)Four sided blade guard for optimum protectionMagnetic switch protects the motor from harm due to potential electrical supply issues
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.
Protect your baby from wood splinters or paint or varnish chips with a Plastic Teething Rail! The durable plastic rail fits snugly on 3/4" thick stock and does double duty protecting your crib rail, helping it to keep its looks for the next generation. The clear plastic rail is 51" long and can be trimmed with scissors or small hand saw if necessary. Includes two rails.Technical DetailsTeething rail protects your baby from wood splinters or paint or varnish chipsAlso protects your crib rail from teething babiesFits snugly on 3/4" thick stockClear plastic rail is 51" long and cuts to size
Building extension wings for a miter saw station in your workshop used to mean lots of testing and shimming to get everything straight and level. Not anymore! Now you can get the awesome flexibility of the Best Fence on your workbench. Specially designed Precision Adjustment Blocks fasten to your bench surface to give you Best Fence accuracy and ease in seconds.Two 64" fences provide solid support for each side of the saw. Fences detach easily. Fence stops calibrate quickly and easily by setting the stop to zero and cutting the sacrificial block.Features: Modular system Fits any brand or model of miter saw Offers a precision stop systemThe Fence Stop for the Best Fence SystemThe new Universal Fence Stop from FastCap minimizes moving parts and adjustments for a simpler, more durable and more versatile design. Instead of complicated threaded adjusters, the Universal Fence Stop uses a single sacrificial board as the stop. Just set the indicator to zero and cut through the board to calibrate the stop. If after a blade change you need to recalibrate, it is just as easy. Simply zip out the screw, nudge the board toward the blade, drive the screw back in and cut through the board. As if that weren't enough, the stop is also universal and can be used on either side of the saw blade with all the same benefits. Use on the left or right side of the blade Stop flips up when not needed, then back down without losing your measurement Fast, easy, incredibly accurate calibration Since the stop extends onto the base of your saw, you can easily cut short lengths without having to use an extenderThe Bench Mount Precision Adjustment BlocksBuilding extension wings for a miter saw station in your workshop used to mean lots of testing and shimming to get everything straight and level. Not anymore! Now you can get the awesome flexibility of the Best Fence on your workbench. Specially designed Precision Adjustment Blocks fasten to your bench surface to give you Best Fence accuracy and ease in seconds.Bench Mount Precision Adjustment Blocks fasten easily to the work surface. Micro adjustments in the blocks allow you to dial in the precise height and front/back location of each fence section quickly and accurately. Fence sections can easily be removed and used with the portable Best Fence System when necessary, then brought back to the workshop and instantly set back into position.