Pootatuck Corporation

VI 05089 802 674-3964 We stock the best av ailable Appalachian and Exotic hardwoods, veneers and plywood. Exceptional widths and v-. thicknesses in stock. . fA y. Turning and carving * ' YwiJ . blocks. Let us introduce you to one of the largest lumber selections anywhere. complete line of tools and accessories. Call or write for our free price list and newsletter. East Golden Lane. P.O. Box 323 New Oxford, PA 17350 Phone (717) 624-4323 or (717) 334-9301 FAX...

By Charles Linn

When you think of lamps and light fixtures, wood probably isn't the first material that comes to mind. Yet wood is a natural choice for the job. It's strong and plastic enough to be worked into almost any shape. What's more, wood has a character all its own. A light source plays up the form, color and texture of wood in subtle and wonderful ways. A wooden light fixture can add a tremendous amount of cozy warmth to a room. As versatile as it is. wood isn't suited to every type of lighting...

Woodworkers Organize to Protect Rainforests

Many of us who arc concerned about worldwide deforestation feel helpless and frustrated by our inability, as individuals, to halt the destruction. Woodworkers have an additional point to ponder. Do we contribute to the problem when we buy tropical woods Some advocate a boycott of tropical woods. Others say that the trees will be cut whether we buy the wood or not. Nobody seems to know for sure. The Woodworkers Alliance for Rainforest Protection WARP), a new organization for woodworkers...

Toolbox

Router bits J0 when edge-trimming plastie laminate The Black Knight 72-in. laminate trimming bit has a new space-age polymer coating that does for this bit what Teflon did for frying pans no stick. In the past you had to stop trimming and clean the glue from the bit, especially the bearing surface. But the coating on this bit keeps the cutter and bearing clean while you trim. Available in ' a-in. shank with ' 2-in. or 1-in. long cutters. Price 24. either size Success Engineering and...

Art Directors

Delta Dust Collector 179 Manual

TECHNICAL ART ASSISTANT Glenn Hughes ASSISTANT EDITORS Robert Moran Daw Sellers SEGPRODUCTION COORDINATOR M.N. Lhuillerv-Peischl CONTRIBUTING EDITORS Emie Conover Mike Dunbar Nick Engler Franklin H. Gottshall W. Curtis Johnson Simon Watts PRESIDENT-MAGAZINE PUBLISHER John Griffin ADVERTISING SALES MANAGER James Owens SALES SERVICE PRODUCTION COORDINATOR Sharon A. Millham CLASSIFIED SALES REPRESENTATIVE Louise Rader 33 E. Minor St Emmaus. PA 18098 215 967-5171 ADVERTISING SALES REPRESENTATIVE...

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A Generally, a mortising attach- ment mounts on the quill the part of the drill press that moves up and down right above the chuck. The attachment's housing extends about 2' in. below the drill's chuck. The hollow mortising chisel is inserted in a hole in the bottom of this housing. The drill bit for the mortising attachment extends through the hollow chisel, up into the chuck. You can use the drill press for regular drilling by removing the hollow chisel and bit from the housing, inserting a...

Marked Faces

A continuous whole-body motion sweeps the plane down the board's edge. The fingers of the left hand help to keep the plane square with the face of the board. panel or finish the edges with a hand plane, like I do. Hand planing I use my 22-in. jointer plane for working edges because it contacts more of the edge than a shorter plane. No matter which size plane you use the longer the better , a razor-sharp plane iron is essential. See Getting the Edge. Sept. Oct. 1990 AW. Having already...

The Performax Component Drum Sander

Performax Drum Sander

Revolutionary Component Concept It's Versatile At's Expandable and best of all It's Affordable The Performax Power Feed for an infinitely variable feed The Performax S T Sander attaches to a radial saw or to a Pro Stand below . The Performax S T Sander attaches to a radial saw or to a Pro Stand below . YOU SELECT THE COMPONENTS TO FIT YOUR BUDGET AND YOUR NEEDS. The Performax Components were designed to fit the needs of all woodworkers. A suspended 22 drum sands up to 44 wide in two passes. An...