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Tanos 600

Bringing order to a daily routine often requires creative solutions. Let Woodcraft lend some assistance with handy products for storage and transport that make organizing shops, kitchens, bathrooms, craft rooms, and even job sites that much simpler.

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Partschisel

Buying your first set of Japanese Chisels should be a very exciting time in a woodworker’s journey. It means you have stepped up your skills and are dedicated to finer techniques.

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Camillaoil

Camellia Oil is a natural light oil extracted from camellia seeds that is pale yellow and mostly odorless.  

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Dozuki

The main difference between a Japanese saw and a western saw is that Japanese saws cut on the pull stroke versus the push stroke.  There are many types of Japanese saws – one for every cut you will need to make.  In most toolboxes, you will see three types of saws: Ryoba, Dozuki, and Kataba.

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152703lidsupport

It is important to take a few minutes to calculate the required inch-pounds for any lid to ensure proper and safe function of the hardware.  The lid supports are very popular with children’s toy boxes and blanket chests.  These usually have heavy doors, which we don’t want to slam shut and injure children.

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Hoop1

When a new chisel with a hooped handle is received, quite often the hoop is loose. This is common to all Japanese chisels.

 The function of the hoop is solely to keep the handle from splitting. Therefore, the hoop should be properly seated prior to use. 

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Tanosbluegold

One of the values of choosing a systainer® storage system for your tools and supplies is being able to customize it.  Color coding by tool or use is easy enough by choosing a solid color systainer.  With eight colors available (anthracite, light gray/blue, carmine red, deep orange, daffodil yellow, emerald green, sky blue and sapphire blue), you can really make your shop colorful and organized.

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Mineraloil

All finishes made after 1972 are food-safe when cured properly. This process can take several weeks after a film has formed. We recommend adding a couple days beyond the products label’s recommendation to allow for temperature and humidity variations. A good rule of thumb is 30 days.

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Drawerslide

The drawer slide weight rating is an important factor in selecting the right slide for many years of use. 

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Caliper2

All calipers – digital/electronic caliper, dial caliper and Vernier caliper – can take the same measurements: inside, outside, depth and step. Read this article to learn more.

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