Woodcraft and I have gone together and selected some of the best product ideas for any handy person in a woodshop.
Parkersburg, West Virginia (PRWEB) May 17, 2013
To help shoppers looking for Father’s Day gift ideas, Scott Phillips visited Woodcraft and found nearly two dozen products that Dads who are woodworkers and DIYers should welcome.
“Woodcraft and I have gone together and selected some of the best product ideas for any handy person in a woodshop,” Phillips said. Some of his suggestions are included below, but to view the entire “Woodcraft Father’s Day Gift Guide with Scott Phillips” video, click here http://youtu.be/6pwDrDkczBY. Phillips and his wife Suzy are co-hosts of “The American Woodshop” on PBS.
SHOP AND SAFETY
Adjustable Height Shop Stool – This comfortable stool with tractor-style seat and chrome foot ring and base can be adjusted from 22"-32". (153763, $74.99)
Portamate Tri-Function Adjustable Roller Stand – Adjustable from 27" to 43-3/4" high, this pedestal work stand has a pivoting head for three types of support and holds up to 200 lbs. (154574, $31.99)
Zem Hearing Protection – In this lightweight headset, Zem’s patented design minimizes sound before it reaches the ear, reducing the noise level but allowing speech and other useful sounds to be heard. (832898, $21.50)
DRILLING, SHARPENING AND FINISHING/PAINTING
Big Gator Tools V-DrillGuide – Dad can drill straight every time with this portable guide for perpendicular alignment on flat surfaces, round parts and corners. Guide has 17 drill bit sizes, both standard and metric. (154758, standard, $24.90; 154759, metric, $25.90)
Work Sharp Field Sharpener 2.2.1 – The complete knife sharpener for field, home and shop, this tool has built-in 20° and 25° sharpening guides that create consistent blade edge angles with speed, ease and repeatability. (158206, $29.95)
Earlex SprayStation Gemini HVLP Sprayer – Powered by a 600-watt, two-stage turbine, the Gemini technology offers two spray modes: cup fed gun to spray fine finishes and paints and a pump that pushes material continuously through the hose to the gun for large jobs like walls and fences. (154515, $269.99)
Kreg Jig HD Starter Kit – This jig is designed for drilling pocket holes that are 25% larger than other Kreg Jigs in order to accept the massive Kreg HD screws needed to build outdoor furniture, fences, trellises, railing on decks and more using 1-1/2" and thicker material. (154345, $59.99)
WoodRiver® Low Angle, Adjustable Mouth Block Plane – The Rc60-64 high carbon tool steel blade with 25° bevel and the knuckle cap design for easy adjustment of the plane’s mouth allow work that ranges from coarse to whisper-thin shavings for smoothing and general purpose tasks. (151125, $99.99)
Micro Jig Microdial Tapering Jig/Micro Jig GRR-Ripper – The safety of the GRR-Ripper pushblock and the simplicity, accuracy and precision of the Microdial Tapering Jig combine to make it easy to cut two- four- and even eight-sided tapered legs for tables and stands. The Taper Jig works with a table saw or router table. (856320, $139.99/146172, $59.99)
CARVING AND TURNING
Pfeil Swiss Made Intermediate Size Carving Tool Set – Specially forged for Woodcraft, these tools are 2" shorter than the regular tools to give easier control and greater responsiveness. Set includes 6mm #12 V-parting tool, 7mm No. 8 gouge, #1 8mm double bevel straight chisel and a 36mm chip-carving knife. (05V21, $94.49)
Flexcut Carvin’ Jack – Take six carving tools with you in an easy-to-carry pocketknife format – 3/4" #7 sweep knife blade, 3/8" #6 scorp, 3/8" #11 gouge, 3/8" #1 straight chisel, 1-3/8" detail carving knife and 1/4" 70º V scorp. Carvin’ Jack is available in right-handed and left-handed models. (145445 RH, 145485 LH, each $144.99)
Mirka Sanding & Polishing Products – The Woodturner’s Sanding Pack includes 180-, 240-, 320-, 400- and 500-grit rolls of Abranet, a high performance, multifunctional sanding material. (154496, $49.99) The Turner’s Polishing Pack offers the ultimate acrylic, CA, Tru-Stone polishing system, a four-step process, featuring Polarshine, that takes a project from a matte surface to a gemstone finish. (154480, $19.99)
“Woodcraft Magazine” – This year-round gift brings new woodworking projects, techniques and tools, plus related articles, to Dad’s doorstep six times a year. (WMAG1, one-year subscription, $19.97; WMAG2, two-year subscription, $29.94 – a $10 savings)
To purchase one or more of these products or learn more about Woodcraft, contact the Woodcraft store nearest you, visit http://www.woodcraft.com or call (800) 535-4482. For more information about Woodcraft franchise opportunities, visit http://www.woodcraftfranchise.com or email woodcraftfranchise[at]woodcraft[dot]com.