Wood Working Tools

Useful items for building, cutting, sanding, or repairing wood.

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Porter-Cable belt sander

Porter-Cable belt sander.

Ideal on flat surfaces, the variable-speed belt sander comes with a dust bag that swivels 360 degrees to keep it out of the way. It measures 21" long x 3" wide. The motor is located over the platen for perfect balance. Porter-Cable, (888) 848-5175, portercable.com


Hardwick & Sons pull saw

Hardwick & Sons pull saw.

The Japanese-made Z saw cuts on the pull stroke for precise, straight cuts that make it easy to follow a cutting line. The 300-millimeter hand saw offers superb control and has a removable blade. Hardwick & Sons, (866) 369-6525, hardwickandsons.com


solid Western red cedar knee braces, ProWood

Western red cedar knee braces.

Add extra support to porch columns with solid Western red cedar knee braces.
Available in smooth or rough finishes, the paint- or stain-ready 18" x 18" knee brace comes in a range of widths. ProWood Market, (800) 915-5110, prowoodmarket.com


Azek to Mill material

Azek to Mill material.

Azek to Mill is a ready-to-cut, maintenance-free building material made from cellular polyvinyl chloride (PVC). Ideal for exterior trim elements, it’s suitable for ground contact and comes in planks and sheets. Azek Exteriors, (877) 275-2935, azekexteriors.com


West System Six10 adhesive

Six10 thickened epoxy adhesive.

Six10 thickened epoxy adhesive combines the strength and reliability of a two-part epoxy with point-and-shoot convenience. The self-metering coaxial cartridge dispenses a gap-filling structural epoxy that bonds to wood and other materials, especially in tight places. West System, (866) 937-8797, westsystem.com

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