Shim And Plywood Blocking

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The shim box (see the photo at right) contains a selection of shim materials used specifically in the hanging of entry and interior doors. The front two compartments contain plywood blocking squares while the two in back hold tapered shim stock. The comfortable carry handle is shaped from walnut, and the side compartment holds the long pneumatic nails used for setting the door jambs to the studs through the shims or blocking.

The power-tool tote carries a router, an edge planer and a jigsaw.

The briefcase holds small hand tools, along with drill bits and drivers.

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Wood Working for Amateur Craftsman

Wood Working for Amateur Craftsman

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