Metal Helical Flex Hose

A central dust-collection system is built like a freeway with wide lanes, entrance ramps and gentle turns. Fig. A Anatomy of a Central Dust-Collection System for a Small Shop Because there are as many shops as there are woodworkers, each system will be unique. At the same time, all small-shop systems have certain elements in common. Our system starts out with 6-in. duct running from the dust-collector inlet. At the second branch, the line steps down to 5 in. for the rest of the system....

Cutterhead Assembly

A depth gauge speeds up the first pass. You don't have to measure the thickness of your board before planing. Just stick it under the depth gauge and lower the cutterhead until the indicator bounces up. Measure your cut with the crank. We prefer a crank that lowers the cutterhead by exactly I 16 in. with one complete revolution.Turn it halfway and you know you're taking exactly 1 32 in. off. Some cranks are metric, and lower the cutterhead by 2mm per revolution, which isn't as helpful. Dial in...

Chamfer

Because the bottom face-frame rail is only 1-1 4-in. wide, the biscuit joint must be offset. The biscuit will pro trude, but can be cut flush after glue-up. 1 4 THICK X 3 8 WIDE TONGUE Clamp and glue the face frame to the case.The face frame is l 16-in. wider than the case to allow some wiggle room during glue up in the event that the case or face frame are a little out of square. Rout a bullnose profile for the decorative top and bottom moldings with a round-over bit. First rout one side, flip...

Drum Sander

Drum Sander

If you've ever dreamed of owning an expensive drum sander, here's an economical alternative. This simple hand-fed machine costs only 270 for parts and materials. If you scrounge a free motor, switch and plywood you can cut the cost down to as little as 115. This machine is very simple. A plywood box holds a spinning drum that's wrapped with a long roll of hook-and-loop sandpaper. Unlike a self-feeding commercial drum sander, you manually push the wood against the rotation of the drum. The drum...

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Stained Glass Panels For Doors

3230 N Susquehanna Trail, York, PA17402-9716 Glue in the splines. They start out loose because they're tapered, making assembly very easy. As you push, they tighten up and lock solidly in place, creating a perfect joint.After the glue dries, cut the excess and sand flush. Glue in the splines. They start out loose because they're tapered, making assembly very easy. As you push, they tighten up and lock solidly in place, creating a perfect joint.After the glue dries, cut the excess and sand...

Bridgewood

The perfect table saw tor contractors or smaller shops. FEATURES Left-tilting arbor reduces chance of kickback. 1-1 2 hp motor with quick release connection plug. 10 dia. blade capacity. Miter gauge with T-slot. Large cast iron table with a solid extension wing. Beveled front table edge for smooth miter gauge operation. 4 dust collection hookup. don' let Its low price fool you, this amazing bandsaw is designed and built to provide trouble free operation cut after cut. FEATURES Heavily ribbed...