This unique woodworkers pencil will quickly become the first “tool” you pick up when you enter the shop. The extra thick (5.66mm, about 7/32″ D x 3-1/8″L) hard round lead resists breaking and is held firmly in place by a four jaw collet at the bottom of the pencil mechanism. Push on the spring loaded top of the pencil and the collet opens so you can advance or retract the lead to the desired length. The top, when unscrewed from the pencil, features internal sharpener to renew point. It comes with HB (hard) lead and additional hard, soft or colored lead can be purchased separately.
- Woodworker’s pencil
- Four jaw collet at the bottom of the pencil mechanism
- Internal sharpener
- Comes with HB (hard) lead
- Extra thick round lead resists breaking
List Price: $ 16.79
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Nothing makes woodworking less desirable than breathing the fine dust particles produced from sanding, routing, and sawing. Wood dust is not only a nuisance, but it is a health hazard as well. Imagine having a cleaner more healthy shop environment without having to spend a lot of money or consume a lot of valuable shop space. You can with this small, compact air cleaner. The unit is 25″ long and 13″ in diameter and weighs only 15 pounds, making it great for setting it where the dust is being produced. The induction motor quietly moves 235 cfm of air to filter dust as small as 5 microns efficiently and effectively; it is able to filter a 290 square foot room every 10 minutes. There is a removable end grill for convenient filter maintenance of the included 2-stage filter system. The small size is great for between joist placements in the basement shop. Includes a 12 cord with easy cord storage, and rocker switch. The replacement filter kit includes a foam sleeve secondary filter and cart
- Air cleaner filter replacement kit designed for Shop-Vac Air Clean 103-00
- Replacement cartridge and foam sleeve
- For fine particle filtration
- Will capture particles as small as 5 microns.
- Keeps workshop air cleaner
List Price: $ 27.09
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Question by Medwardl: classic woodworking how too?
I’d like to get into wood working one day but I’d like to do it old style. I’ll use modern tools for the most part but I’m not sure how you would do it without using fasteners if at all possible and minimal glue. Not sure if it requires drying some of the wood completely before cutting or how to do it to get nice tight joints. Anyone have any resources for that kind of woodworking thanks.
Answer by Diane B.
There are loads of books, magazines, videos, websites, website forums, etc, on doing that kind of woodworking.
As far as I understand, there are several “types” of woodworking using various kinds of joinery and equipment:
…carpentry (larger items, like houses)
…fine woodworking (smaller items like chests of drawers, tables, cabinets–“cabinetry,” etc.)
Either of those could be done in various ways/combinations:
….only with hand tools and traditional joinery (like in the old days, or on the tv show the “Woodright’s Shop” http://www.pbs.org/woodwrightsshop )
…with electric tools to create traditional joints
…with electric tools plus things like screws, etc.
Check out some of these links for various kinds of traditional and non-traditional joinery, etc, for asking questions in woodworking forums (including where you might find more info on the type of woodworking you want to do), and more:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwR6S0q_MXI (see more in sidebar)
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