Power Tools

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Woodcraft

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Tool Talk

If you haven't heard the word, there's been a quiet revolution in sharpening abrasive discs. The idea is very simple. You take a round piece of PSA sandpaper, stick it onto a flat disc, and spin the disc with an electric motor. Hold a tool against the disc and suddenly you're removing metal at a pretty good clipmuch faster than by hand. From set-up to keen edge, sharpening a dull tool usually takes less than 5 minutes. Coarse abrasive discs are a good substitute for a grinder-you can take out a...

Woodworking And Hardware

IYou can use water to keep the cutting edge cool on the Lap-Sharp, unlike the other two machines.The Lap-Sharp's disc turns slower, too, so it's almost impossible to overheat an edge. 3Scrapers are easy to sharpen using the auxiliary tool support set to 45 or 90 degrees. You'll quickly get a flawless edge, ready for burnishing. and hone chisels, plane blades, scrapers, caning tools, turning tools and even jointer and planer knives to the sharpest edge possible on any machine. The basic...

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His old table looks like a prime M candidate for refinishing. Strip off the old finish, sand out all die dings and scratches, spray on a catalyzed lacquer finish and it would look brand new. But in my opinion, doing this would rob the table of its history. Lovers of antique furniture value an original finish in part because of the witness it bears. In its present condition this table does that - it tells a story 100 years old. But let's face it. As it is, the table is an eyesore. That's the...

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The new, compact, BT 32 Buddy systems from ShopBot have the same technology and mechanicals of their bigger brothers, but are scaled down for use in garage or basement workshops. They weigh in at less than 600-lbs. occupy less than 16-sq.-ft. of floor space and can cost less than 4,000. The new compacts come in two models, depending on motor and drive system configuration the PRSalpha BT32 Buddy or PRSstandard BT32 Buddy'.' The PRSalpha features advanced closed-loop stepper motors for fast,...