New Woodworking Tools and New Woodworking Products

Leigh Bench and Surface Hold-down Clamps

Monday, 05 January 2009 20:54

LEIGH BENCH AND SURFACE HOLD-DOWN CLAMPS are designed for general woodworking and use with custom jigs and fixtures. The bench hold-down clamps have “cam-action technology” and are designed for use in 3/4" bench dog holes. A long 3/8" threaded rod and speed nut allows the clamp to be used in benches up to 4-1/4" thick with a clamping capacity for boards up to 3" thick. The surface hold-down clamp, like the bench clamp, mounts on any surface and at any angle. The surface clamp is useful with shop-made jigs and fixtures such as table saw sleds or router table jigs, according to the company. The Leigh clamps are priced at $49.95 each; a four-pack of surface hold-down clamp anchors sells for $19.95. Contact: Leigh Industries. Tel: 800-663-8932.


Endcuts, Deckcuts and Wow!!

Monday, 05 January 2009 19:58

ENDCUTS, DECKCUTS AND WOW!! are three primers from the Ze-Vo Products Group. EndCuts is a white latex sealer that protects the end cuts of siding and trim from water penetration. DeckCuts is an oil-based clear coating to prevent water penetration for the exposed ends of decking materials. Wow!! is latex-based product for spot priming interior trim on areas such as windows, moldings and doors. All three primers are environmentally safe, according to the company. EndCuts and DeckCuts are priced at $9.99 per 4 oz. bottle; Wow!! sells for $8.49 a bottle. Cases of 16 bottles are also available. Contact: Ze-Vo Products Group, 1290 Worcester Road, Suite 3E, Framingham, MA 01702. Tel: 508-879-3151.


Multitech Steel Drawer System

Monday, 05 January 2009 19:45

MULTITECH STEEL DRAWER SYSTEM from Hettich America can be used for both face-frame and frameless construction. The drawers are available in white and gray and in the following heights: 2-1/8", 3-3/8", 4-5/8", 6" and 8-3/8"; and seven lengths. The drawers offer additional storage space and a large range of accessories, also available from Hettich, making them suitable for use in the kitchen and for office, living room and bedroom furniture. The MultiTech drawers can either be screwed together or assembled without tools. Contact: Hettich America. Tel: 800-438-8424.


Amana Prestige Super Fine Dado Set

Monday, 05 January 2009 19:39

AMANA PRESTIGE SUPER FINE DADO SET is designed for creating grooves, rabbets, tenons, box joints and dentil molding. The set features stacked blades that produce flat-bottom cuts free of splinters and rough edges. The Prestige set is capable of cutting with and against the grain in plywood veneers, melamine, laminates and solid wood, according to the company. The set features 8" diameter and 24-tooth outside blades and six interior chippers with four teeth capable of cutting grooves ranging from 1/4" to 29/32". The outside blades can be adjusted in 1/32" increments, and finer adjustments as small as .002" can be made using a shim set. The dado set also contains four blade combinations that accommodate undersized plywood without the use of shims. The Prestige Super Fine Dado Set is available with a 5/8" or 1" bore, and the base price is $209.95. Contact: Amana Tool, 120 Carolyn Blvd., Farmingdale, NY 11735. Tel: 800-445-0077.


Fastcap layout tape

Friday, 05 December 2008 00:00

FASTCAP LAYOUT TAPE comes with 32mm spacing for drilling 5mm shelf pin holes. One edge has a 35mm offset and the other edge has a 37mm offset. The user simply needs to line the tape up on the edge offset that works best for the specific job, and start drilling. The layout tape is a quick, easy and accurate method for small jobs such as creating a line bore panel for adjustable shelves or hinge plates. A 60' roll of layout tape costs $14.99. Contact: FastCap. Tel: 888-443-3748.


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