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Discover new life for your warped, cupped and twisted stock by putting three essential power tools to work in your shop. Save money by starting with rough-cut lumber - and save lumber with these surfacing secrets.
New 10" length contour gauge is ideal for measuring moldings for reproduction, duplicating spindles on the lathe, fitting flooring around moldings, copying curves and a variety of other contour matching jobs around the home and shop.Technical Details:10" long1/8" increments and mm increments embossed on gauge bodyBody is 1-3/4" wide x 10-1/2" longMetal reinforced plastic body 4 magnets on the side for easy storage
Just rotate the plates of the Longworth Style Chuck and the soft silicone buttons close in almost instantly, and with perfect concentricity, to hold your project while you make the finishing cuts to the bottom side. Unlike many other rechucking methods, the silicone buttons won't mar your project or your finish. When compressed with the wing nuts, they expand to provide a secure grip. The 1/4" thick phenolic plates provide strength and stability, regardless of humidity. Available in two sizes: the 10" Longworth Style Chuck for mini and midi lathes with a 10" swing, and the 16" Longworth Style Chuck for standard-sized lathes with a 16" swing or larger. Pick up a piece of fine china, and the first thing you'll do after admiring the faceis turn it over to inspect the bottom and insignia. It's no different with turnedbowls, and turners work hard to make the bottom as beautiful as the top. Butchucking a finished bowl face down on the lathe without damaging it hasalways been a challenge - not with the Longworth Style Chuck. Simply rotatethe plates, tighten down the buttons, and you're ready to turn.Eliminates the time and inconvenience of installing, adjusting and readjustingordinary rechucking jaws.Capable of holding projects in compression or expansion mode (from theinside or outside of the rim of your turning project).Buttons close in concentrically, making it easy to center your project.Soft silicone buttons have increased length for better grip and expansioncapabilities.Buttons expand when the wing nut is tightened, and will not mark or deformyour turned piece.Includes 8 buttons. Replacement packs of buttons with hardware are availableseparately (47455).No assembly required.1/4" phenolic discs are extremely durable, stable, and spin in opposingdirections with almost no resistance.The back side of the Longworth Style Chuck has a steel disk approximately 3/8"thick for mounting.The disk is easily gripped by any brand of 4-jaw scroll chuck with the standard50mm #2 jaws.Straight jaws may be used, but dovetail jaws provide a better hold.The dovetail groove accommodates Nova chucks and Vicmarc chucks as well asOneWay type straight jaws.Recommended maximum RPM is 600.Intended for light finishing cuts only. Note for heavy stock removal. Note: Best practice for safety dictates that you engage the tailstock wheneverpossible. Remove the tailstock only when finishing the last bit in the very center,and for finish sanding.Specifications:Capacity in compression mode: 4-1/2" to 8" in diameter.Capacity in expansion mode: 5-3/4" to 9-1/2" in diameter.
The sliding T-bevel is your go-to tool for transferring angles and laying out dovetails and angled joinery. This one from Irwin Tools comes with a beautiful hardwood handle made from solid padauk and trimmed with brass wear strips. The 10'' blade pivots and slides, and is locked in place with a comfortable knob. Brass-bound padauk hardwood handleRust-proof stainless steel bladePrecision scales etched in blackComfortable locking mechanism
These new calipers are the answer to turning those long thin vessels and vases through a narrow opening.The shape of these calipers gives easy accessibility. Their double-ended design gives easy and reliable readings to enable a consistency of wall thickness in a turned piece.
Get a smooth-as-sanded surface! Rips and crosscuts hardwoods up to 2" thick. Ply-veneers of oak and birch will crosscut with no bottom splinter at moderate feed rates. Ends second-step finishing (jointing and sanding not required).For another option in the Forrest Woodworker II series, check out the Thin Kerf General Purpose Blade.The Woodworker II is a top-quality general purpose blade. Double hard and 40% stronger C-4 carbide will give up to 300% longer life between sharpenings.Specifications:40 teeth.1/8" kerf.Teeth have 15° alternating tooth bevel.20° face hook for easy feed.Carbide tipped.5/8" arbor.Produces smooth as sanded cuts.
This thin kerf table saw blade produces smooth as sanded rips and crosscuts in hardwoods up to 2" thick. For another option in the Forrest Woodworker II series, check out the ATB General Purpose Blade.The Woodworker II is a top-quality general purpose blade. This thin kerf version of the WWII is perfect for table saws under 3HP. Specifications: 40 tooth 3/32" Kerf Teeth have 15 Degree alternating tooth bevel 20 degree face hook for easy feed Carbide tipped 5/8" Arbor Produces smooth as sanded cuts
This 10-in-1 Woodburning Kit includes all of the tips and points needed for woodburning, soldering, leather craft, stencilling and cutting plastics and foam. It includes a 30-watt professional iron that develops tip temperatures of up to 1050°, providing fast response and bold, dark strokes. The shaft is quite short, enabling better control by bringing the work closer to your hand. The iron and interchangeable points all store neatly in a molded plastic case. Made in USA.Features:All-purpose tip is for deep, dark detail and shadingCalligraphy point is for basic ornamental script, letters and styleShading point is for subtle shading and gradationFlow point is for burning curves and small dotsTexture point is for adding texture and fine linesCone point is for fine dots, lines and curvesScript point is for broad lines and softer detailsKnife point is for cutting synthetic materials and rope. It cuts and burns to prevent frayingDot point is for cutting plastic materials used for stencils. It also burns worm holes for a "distressed" lookSoldering tip is for light, intricate solderings in electronic repairs and hobby projects
Without routing a single power cord or wiring any switches, you can bring bright, eye-pleasing light to the most dimly-lit areas of your house. The perfect fast fix for use under sinks and cabinets, in attics, storage sheds and closets—any space that needs light without the expense of an electrician. LED Floodlight Technology with ultra-bright, glare-free, ultra-wide beamInstalls quickly with supplied adhesive tabs or screws and angled mounting bracketEnergy-efficient LEDs never need replacementChoice of manual on/off or motion sensor on/off with 30- or 60-second timerRequires (3) AA batteries (not included)
If you've ever used a traditional hole saw, these carbide hole saws will be a revelation. They churn out quick, clean holes, with no burning or smoking, and the tapered pilot bits make removing the plug an easy task. With Carbide Hole Saws, the thick cutters sit proud of the cylinder, maintaining a generous air pocket that keeps it cool, and also provides some wiggle room so the drop-off piece doesn't get stuck. Carbide hole saws also make an excellent alternative to forstner bits, as unlike the latter, they can be used in a hand drill as well as in a drill press. This set of carbide hole saws includes the following sizes: 2'', 1-3/4'', 1-1/2'', 1-3/8'', 1-1/8'', 1'' and 3/4'' in diameter.Features:Solid carbide teeth create an air pocket around the hole saw, eliminating burning and smoking.Tapered pilot bits make it easy to remove the drop-off piece, since they naturally release as the plug is removed.Can be used with a hand drill or a drill press.Arbors come with replaceable tapered pilot bits pre-installed.Larger arbor features studs that engaged with the hole saw to prevent slippage.Includes the following hole saw sizes: 2'', 1-3/4'', 1-1/2'', 1-3/8'', 1-1/8'', 1'' and 3/4'' in diameter.
Tired of spring clamp sets loaded with sizes you're unlikely to use? This 10-piece spring clamp set has woodworkers' needs in mind. It's an assortment of sizes “ four 3" capacity clamps, four 2" capacity clamps and two 1" capacity clamps. Clamps are made from high-strength nylon with glass fiber for durability. Pivoting jaw pads accommodate a variety of angles.Features:Large spring clamps are 9'' long with a 3'' jaw opening.Medium spring clamps are 6'' long with a 2'' jaw opening.Small spring clamps are 4'' long with a 1'' jaw opening.Comfortable molded nylon with strong spring action.
This is the perfect worklight for helfpul task lighting in the shop or on the road. Its easy adjustability lets you direct light where you need it, and its ability to stand on its own makes it particularly adept at casting low-angle side lighting during finishing tasks. Provides up to 3 hours of light per charge, and includes both a wall charger and car charger. Untethered by a cord, you'll be free to roam, whether to the yard, the jobsite, or the campsite. It's also great for backup lighting during power outages. Bring it under your car with you, hold it, hang it or set it on your bench-wherever you need some extra light, this trusty lamp will light your way. Ultra-bright 10-watt LED lampLED lights are cool to the touch and extremely energy efficientRubber sealed on/off switchDurable cast aluminum and steel housingRechargeable lithium batteries provide up to 3 hours of light per chargeIncludes wall charger and car chargerMeasures approximately 5-7/8'' x 7'' x 9''
Acetone is the strongest consumer-grade solvent available. It is ideal for thinning fiberglass resin, cleaning fiberglass tools and dissolving two-part epoxies and super glue before hardening. A heavy-duty degreaser, it is great for prepping metal before painting. Also thins polyester resins, vinyl and adhesives. Easily removes residues from glass and porcelain. Quart.Not for thinning oil-based paints or coatings.Will attack plastics, synthetic fabrics etc.Mix with water to dilute strength and slow evaporation.Non-photochemically reactive.Colorless, with a mild, pungent odor.Please note that this item can be shipped only by UPS Ground to addresses within the continental United States.
This side mounted, 100 lb. rated slide is the industry standard for kitchen and bath cabinets as well as furniture.New! Cam Drawer Adjust for easy installation. There are many uses throughout the house for this versatile side mounted slide. Use it in home offices, family rooms, bathrooms and kitchens. All slides in this series include quality features like soft touch ball bearings, a hold-in catch, a positive extension stop and a disconnect release lever. Series 3832 slides feature the 32mm hole pattern.Applications:Store fixturesDesk drawersResidential cabinetry (Not recommended for lateral files. Use for side mount only)
A 100-lb. load rating perfectly suits these slides for heavy everyday use, while 1-1/2" over-travel past full extension provides total access to drawers beneath overhanging countertops. An attractive black finish and several additional high performance features make this a traditional favorite for both the home and office.
One inch of additional travel allows the entire drawer to sit outside of the cabinet, free of obstructions such as an overhanging countertop, or adjoining drawers in a tightly-spaced euro cabinet. They feature smooth ball-bearing action with hold-in detents to prevent accidental opening. If using with face frame cabinets, be sure to purchase the Rear Brackets (45502, sold separately).