New & Notable: Issue 5

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This article is from Issue 5 of Woodcraft Magazine.

(prices are approximate)

Get Pulled In

Craftsman Self-Feed Spade Bits

Threaded point pulls bit into wood for fast boring of ¼" to 1½" holes. The 15-degree chisel edge, with angle spurs, slices the circumference first for a smooth finish. $20/eight-piece set

Support Yourself

Rousseau Miter Saw/Portable Planer Stand Kit

Includes all the hardware you need to build this maneuverable, compact stand. $120

Help Your Hands

Illinois Glove Co. Framer’s Glove

Protect your hands without sacrificing the dexterity you need for detailed tasks. Premium grain construction with a half-finger first, second and thumb. $20

Stay In Line

Veritas Right-Angle Saw Guide

The surfaces of this precision-machined guide are covered with a low-friction pad and embedded with magnets to keep your saw aligned. Perfect for finger joints, tenons and small items. $32

Change Blades Safely


More than just a case, this plastic tool helps you install, remove, store and move 10" circular blades, without damage to you or the blade. $17

Follow the Light

Porter-Cable 3700L

This 10" compound miter saw uses a laser guide that indicates both sides of the blade kerf, whether or not the blade is rotating. $200

Shape Narrow Parts  

WynMatic Slammer 

Use on almost any table saw or shaper setup to keep narrow workpieces firmly in position for shaping their ends. Transparent polycarbonate guide slides along your fence. $375

Sand Longer

Norton 3X Sanding Discs

Manufactured to cut fast, remain cool and last three times as long as standard sandpaper, these 5" discs fit any random orbit sander, whether it has three holes or five. $8/package of 10

Protect Your Investments 

Woodcraft Dado Blade Case

Protect your dado sets with soft, separate compartments for blades and chippers. Includes handle for hanging or carrying. $20

Conquer Tight Spaces

Milwaukee Right-Angle Attachment

Durable and compact, this heavy-duty handle adjusts to 48 positions and is ideal for cordless drills. $50

Biscuit It

CMT Biscuit Joiner Blades

New 100mm blades are made with high-grade steel, industrial coating and micrograin carbide-tipped teeth. $22-$39

Increase Your Torque

Loggerhead Bionic Wrench

Fits 16 metric and SAE sizes with a single squeeze, gripping a larger surface area than a standard wrench. $29 loggerhead

Space Out

Stanley Space Age Mobile Storage 

Stylish, space-age toolbox separates into two pieces for easy access. It sports handles on its sides and top, and rugged rubber-coated wheels. $33

Bring the Kid

Lil’ Helper Carpenter Tool Kit

For children ages 7-12, a fun collection of kid-safe tools including clamps, a square, tool belt, hammer, tape measure and goggles. $20

Drive One Home

Vaughan Fiberglass Framing Hammer

New curved design with a hollow-core handle allows for a natural alignment of wrist and forearm to minimize fatigue. $44


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