Best In Test

Laguna (16 in. & up) Euroshop Delta. Jet, both Grizzlys. Lagun OPTIONS Fence, S89 miter gauge, 49 6-in. riser block, 100. PROS Top-rated fit and finish best lower blade guides of all the saws tested clever aluminum fence available with unipoint resawing attachment lockable safety switch smooth table tilt. CONS Dust-collection port gets in the way of blade changing. FINAL CUT A very smooth operator, with all the power and features you could expect in a 14-in....

Bridgewood Planers Jointers Lathes Moulders Bandsaws Dost Collectors Boring Machines Drill Presses Pin Routers

Eighteen-volt cordless tools have been trickling into the marketplace for the past few years, but get ready for a flood. By the spring of 1999, almost every major power tool brand will offer 18V drills, setting a new standard for power. Other new cordless tools include three 18V circular saws and two jigsaws one 18V from DeWalt and one 14.4V from Makita. Also, more cordless tools will offer the option of using nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) batteries, which promise a longer run time and less...

The Glory Of Glazes

Bill Blass Pennsylvania House Furniture

When country folks made city visits in the early 1800s, they often encountered high-style furniture made from mahogany, bird's-eye maple, walnut burl, and marble. Returning home, an inspired farmer would recreate the look of these fancy materials, using his own ingenuity and just a few basic supplies. Some surviving examples of decorative glazes are spectacular, depicting everything from realistic flowers to bold geometric patterns. Today, the rich history of this finishing technique is carried...

Tool Chest Champion

Folk Art Chest

Ernie Conover's Heirloom Tool Chest article in AW 60 won first prize Feature honors in the annual writing contest sponsored by The National Association of Home and Workshop Writers NAHWW and The Stanley Works. The contest awards writers who have achieved excellence in their work. Way to go, Ernie. Veneer artistry. The finest of American marquetry is on display through January 10 at New York's Museum of American Folk Art. Marquetry is sometimes called the art of painting with wood. This highly...

Cool Blocks For Grizzly G1073

Grizzly 1073 Bandsaw

5 Excellent 4 Very Good 3 Good 2 F,iir 1-Poor can actually cover the full width of the blade with the blocks without damaging the teeth. You can also substitute graphite-impregnated Cool Blocks available from major mail-order catalogs for your saw's stock blocks. T hey work like plastic blocks, but last much longer. The Delta's lower guides scored high because the outer block is angled at 45 to the blade. T his angle allows the guide to be located a mere -V in. under the table an advantage for...

Blades Available In Any Length

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Installing An Inset Escutcheon

An inset escutcheon fits into a keyhole-shaped recess. See photo, page 71. _ Install an inset escutcheon before cutting the lock mortises. Begin by drilling a hole to accept the escutcheon's circular head. Use a brad-point bit to prevent tearout, and drill only to the same depth as the escutcheon. Next, clamp the escutcheon in place. Then knife the outline of the skirt onto the workpiece. If the escutcheon is tapered, place ihe smaller side down. Then, knife the outline of the skirt onto the...

Leigh Router Joinery Jigs

When You Own The World's Most Versatile Dovetail Jig System, You'll Create A Lot Mare than Dovetails. Create Mru fa Hatf-UM xd Siito OottUM Joints wit tkt 04 Jig Crt te M ffwwM Fmtei Mirts wrtfc tkt Fi fernste Create Mru fa Hatf-UM xd Siito OottUM Joints wit tkt 04 Jig At the center of the Leigh Router Jig System is the amazing 24 D4 Dovetail Jig. Create through, half-blind and sliding dovetails with infinite adjustment of joint spacing and tightness of fit in wood up to I Vi thick. Add the F1...

Apollo Scroll Saw Blades

Contact Sleepy Hollow Craft . 102 Fawnbrook Drive. Greer. South Carolina. 29650. 864 968-8864. BAND SAW BLADES. Low Tension Swedish Silicon Steel. 1 16 thru IX. Free Catalog Suffolk Machinery 800 2.34-7297. www.timbcrwolfl com WOODWORKING MAGAZINES COMPUTER INDEX. lx gt cate information for better use of woodworking magazines. Yearly update,. DOS. Window . FREE brochure. WOODFIND. Box 2703L Lvnn-wood. WA 98036 http www.kendra.com wood find Software. Free Patterns, Marquetry, mania, Scrollsaw....

Kel Mcnaughton System

Mcnaughton System

Price 285 standard system , 319 large system DESCRIPTION This system can accommodate a wide variety of knives up to seven are available that fit into a large handle. I tested the standard four-knife system for working bowls up to 12-in. dia. A large-size system is also available with three knives for bowls up to 16-in. dia. The tool rest is a pivoting gate that allows the knife to move in or out while enabling the turner to control the angle of attack. A crossbar prevents the knife from kicking...

Free Garrett Wade Catalog

Our high quality Woodworking Catalog has thousands of took to chOosc from. CALL TOLL-FREE 800-221-2942 or fax 800-566-9525 These arc German made with the expected high quality design and workmanship-and at less than 4.50 each, they are a phenomenal value. Light, strong and easy to use throat depth 2Yi with vinyl capped swivel ends and wooden handles. It's terrific to have a bunch around the shop. The Clamp size listed below is the maximum opening. We cannot recommend these enough. Ten of each...

Hardwoods Cut To Order

Tpecic, from 1 4 to 4, burl,, wood ID kits, veneers, woodworker's supplies. Colonial Hardwood,. Springfield. VA 800 466-5451. FANTASTIC INVENTORY-Logs. lumber. turning blanks, instrument woods. Catalog S2.00. Gilmer Wood Company. 2211 NW St. Helens Road. Portland. OR 97210. 503 274-1271. CHIPMUNK HARDWOODS 50 specie,. Quality, native, exotic hardwoods. In stock. Cut to order. Full millwork. Fldgewater. FL 904 427-3476. VWMa.terCard APPALACHIAN HARDWOODS economy pack I XI bf. 2-5 feet long. 3-10...