The distinctive striped appearance of Zebrawood has made it a favorite for decorative inlays and veneers. The color ranges from golden-yellow to a peanut butter tone with chocolate veins running through it. The wood is hard, dense and extremely tough. These thin boards are machined S4S to 1/8" and 1/4" thicknesses, eliminating wear and tear on your planer. You won't have to worry about tearout, which is difficult to prevent when planing thin stock. Thin boards are ideal for edging, veneering, inlay, marquetry, sides for decorative boxes, bending stock, bent laminations and whatever else your imagination can dream up!Native to: West Africa, especially Gabon and Cameroon.Tree Data: 48" to 60" diameter trunk. The trees generally have very thick bark.Sapwood: Pale yellow.Heartwood: Light golden-yellow or pale yellow-brown, with narrow streaks of dark brown to almost black, giving a striped appearance.Grain: Generally interlocked or wavy, yielding a ribbon figure. Texture: Medium to coarse. Luster: High luster.Resin: Occasional resin pockets.Movement: Dimensionally stable. Retains its shape well after machining.Veneering Qualities: Zebrawood is used extensively in veneers for cross banding and inlays. Bundles of veneer should be stabilized with weights to prevent buckling.Working characteristics: Responds well to hand and machine tools. Quite easy to saw, but due to interlocking grain, planing is very difficult, often resulting in tearout.Polishing: Good polishing and finishing qualities. Strength: Compressive strength parallel to the grain is high. The wood is hard, very heavy, and very dense. It is tough, with good impact resistance.
Learn how truly versatile the bandsaw can be with the newest volume from renowned band saw expert Mark Duginske. From its typical usage for fair curves, straight cuts, scrollwork, ripping and resawing, all the way to mortise and tenon and dovetail joinery, you'll be amazed at how much you can get from one simple machine. Also includes sections on saw choice, blade choice, sharpening, tune-up and more! Full-color photographs, detailed drawings and expert instruction throughout. 188 pages.Contents:Band saw Basics.Shopping for a Saw.Band Saw Blades.Adjusting the Band Saw.Sawing Straight Cuts.Sawing Curved Cuts.Patterns and Templates.Jigs and Fixtures.Sawing Joints.Glossary.Resources.Index.
The SawStop Zero Clearance Lock Down Insert can be used on all SawStop Table Saws using 8" dado blades. Made from high-quality, ultra strong phenolic core material covered on top and bottom with low-friction, wear-resistant melamine surface. Includes positioning screws that ensure a precise fit in the table. Features a positive locking latch allowing for tool-free operation.
High Speed Steel Segmented Saw Blades for the Fein MultiMaster in 3-1/8" diameter. The HSS Saw Blades are suitable for plastics, fiberglass, non-ferrous materials, and sheet metal up to 1 mm. Segmented blades are ideal for working in corners. Available as a single blade, or in packs of 2 or 5.