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Slick (tool)

Drawing of a slick A slick is a large chisel, characterized by a wide (2-4 inches, 5–10 cm), heavy blade, and a long, frequently slender, socketed handle. The combined blade and handle can reach two feet (60 cm) in length. The blade of a slick is slightly curved lengthwise, and/or the handle socket is cranked upward, such […]

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Router (woodworking)

This article is about router tools. For the network device, see Router (computing). (Learn how and when to remove this template message) A “D-handle” fixed-base router A router (/ˈraʊtər/, also /-ə/) is a hand tool or power tool that a worker uses to rout (hollow out) an area in relatively hard material like wood or […]

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Scratch awl

Scratch awl A scratch awl is a woodworking layout and point-making tool. It is used to scribe a line to be followed by a hand saw or chisel when making woodworking joints and other operations.[1] The scratch awl is basically a steel spike with its tip sharpened to a fine point. The tip of the […]

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Router table (woodworking)

Bench top mountable router table View underneath router table showing plunge router attached A router table is a stationary woodworking machine in which a vertically oriented spindle of a woodworking router protrudes from the machine table and can be spun at speeds typically between 3000 and 24,000 rpm. Cutter heads (router bits) may be mounted […]

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Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy Mac

(Learn how and when to remove this template message) Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy Mac is a woodworking television show hosted by carpenter and woodworker Thomas J. MacDonald that is produced by WGBH Boston. The show is distributed by American Public Television. Contents 1 Overview 2 Broadcast 3 DVDs 4 References 5 External links […]

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List of tool manufacturers

This is a list of manufacturers of Woodworking hand tools, hand-held power tools and stationary machines References[edit] ^ “Brands – Atlas Copco”. Atlas Copco. Retrieved 5 June 2017.  ^ “Who We Are – BAD DOG TOOLS”. Bad Dog Tools. Retrieved 5 June 2017.  ^ “BAD DOG TOOLS – Bad Dog Tools”. Bad Dog Tools. Retrieved […]

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List of Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide episodes

This is a list of Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide episodes in chronological order. The series originally aired from 2004 to 2007 on Nickelodeon. It ran in reruns on the channel until 2008, and briefly returned to Nickelodeon in fall 2012. The series also aired on Nickelodeon’s sister channel TeenNick between January 2008 and June […]

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Glossary of woodworking

Main article: Woodworking A number of specialized terms are used in woodworking. Contents A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A[edit] Applied carving – background which is worked separately and then applied, rather than being worked […]

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Froe

A froe. A froe (or frow), shake axe or paling knife is a tool for cleaving wood by splitting it along the grain. It is an L-shaped tool, used by hammering one edge of its blade into the end of a piece of wood in the direction of the grain, then twisting the blade in […]

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Featherboard

A shop-made featherboard. A featherboard is a safety device used when working with stationary routers or power saws such as table saws or bandsaws. The purpose of a featherboard is to apply pressure against a workpiece, keeping it flat against a machine table or fence. Featherboard shapes and sizes vary depending on the tasks for […]

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