Canadian Woodworking

Small shop essentials 2020

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There are lots of choices to be made when setting up a first workshop or upgrading an existing shop. Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned woodworker, these hand and power tools, machines, and workshop accessories will help you work smarter, safer and more efficiently. This is our 9th annual roundup of Small Shop Essentials.

There are lots of choices to be made when setting up a first workshop or upgrading an existing shop. Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned woodworker, these hand and power tools, machines, and workshop accessories will help you work smarter, safer and more efficiently. This is our 9th annual roundup of Small Shop Essentials.

Extreme Life CNC Router Bit Set

Amana’s Spektra solid carbide router bits feature a micro-thin, nano-composite ceramic coating that enables the tool’s cut­ting edge to retain crucial sharpness and lubricity, providing up to a 2.5 times longer service life. The coating prevents high heat build-up and oxidation, which is detrimental to cutting performance. The Amana Spektra 8-Pc Router Bit Collection includes v-groove, round over, ball nose and spiral plunge bits with 1/4″ shanks designed specifically for a wide variety of applica­tions in wood, plastic and composite materials. The kit comes with a solid wood showcase storage box with a Plexiglas clear lid.

One Hand Power Clamping

Bessey EHK Trigger Clamps are not your average one-handed clamps. They have been engineered from the start to offer a clean design, comfortable handles, up to 600 pounds of potential clamping force, and the ability to quickly transform from clamping to spreading without using tools. All that is required is a quick push of the locking mechanism to disengage the fixed jaw, move it to the opposite end of the rail and re-engage.

Combo 16″ Helical Jointer/Planer

The Scorpion CWI-JP1604HC is built for size-challenged shop spaces and convenience of operation. Its powerful 4 HP motor drives a 2-7/8″ diameter Stinger Carbide helical cutter head that can remove up to 1/8″ at each pass. The 80 knife cutterhead (five rows of 16 knives) pro­duces a super smooth surface and virtually zero tear-out even on the most difficult to thickness woods. A 16″ × 65-1/2″ heavily ribbed cast iron jointer table provides excellent support with longer boards. Other features include an electronic digital height readout for the thickness planer table, Euro-style guard and mobility kit.

Self Feed Drill Bits

The two-cutter Diablo Self Feed Bits are designed to strict tolerances that result in energy-efficient drilling with up to two times life per bat­tery charge. The two-cutter design and an aggressive low thread count feed screw deliver up to two times more holes per charge. The replaceable feed screw features a pull-out stop mechanism that prevents the screw from slipping out when the bit is removed from the material. Equipped with 7/16″ hex shanks, and the bits are available in diameters from 1-1/8″ to 3-5/8″.

Convenient Quarter Sheets of Plywood

What’s the hardest thing about working with naturally beautiful hardwood plywood? For many people, it’s the handling part. It can be quite a challenge to wrestle a 4’× 8′ sheet home, especially without a big truck! Introducing convenient, ship-to-home PureBond Project Panels, in a wide range of species choices, available through The Home Depot Canada website. (Just search for “Columbia Forest 2 ft” at and you’ll see these great choices!) Panels include maple (in raw and pre-finished forms), red oak, white oak, aromatic cedar, wal­nut, poplar, birch, mahogany, alder, hickory, and innovative new Rough-Sawn faces in red oak and birch. Maple and walnut are also available with an exposed-edge “EuroPly” core. These 2’× 4′ Project Panels are available in 1/4″, 1/2″ and 3/4″ thicknesses. PureBond Project Panels are made with a soy-based technology instead of added urea formal­dehyde. Better for you in the workshop; and in your home!

Black ICE CNC Router Bits

Designed for CNC machines utilizing “nested base” manufacturing or “pod and rail” for high-speed applications in laminated materials, Freud Black I.C.E (Industrial Cooling Element) bits deliver double the cutting life and flawless finishes. The coating shields the solid carbide cutting edge by creating a slick,  lubricant-like action for friction, heat and pitch build-up. Combined with Freud’s exclusive TiCo (Titanium Cobalt) Hi-Density Carbide, these radical new bits offer a sharper edge with precise cuts for less wear, resulting in two times increased life and performance compared to standard uncoated router bits. The bits are optimized for fast-feed rates and high-heat applications.

16″ Nova Viking DVR Drill Press

The 1HP DVR (Digital Variable Reluctance) Smart Motor on this King Canada 16″ Nova Viking DVR Drill Press doesn’t have any belts, pulleys, brushes, permanent magnets, or electrical connections to moving parts, and no current flow in the rotor. This means you get smooth, vibration-free, constant torque drilling. The model 83705 features simplified menus, large icons, built in LEDs and laser guidance. It’s capable of drilling wood, metals, plastics and glass.

The All Purpose Latex Wood Filler

Cracks, gouges, holes and other surface defects happen. But with DAP WOODPRO you don’t have to worry. This high-quality, latex-based indoor/outdoor wood filler is formulated to create a surface and body that looks and acts like real wood. You can use it for repairs on furniture, woodwork, moulding, cabinets, panelling, ply­wood, windows, doors and painted surfaces. This easy-to-use filler is low in odour and cleans up with water. The thick, knife-grade formula can be moulded and sculpted, making it ideal for corners as well as vertical and unsupported surfaces. It offers easy handling by spreading smoothly and evenly. When dry, DAP WOODPRO can be sanded, cut, planed, drilled, nailed or screwed, stained and painted. It’s shrink-, crack-, and crumble-resistant, and provides strong nail and screw anchoring.

Wood Filler That Goes on Pink and Dries Natural

A distinct advantage of DAP WOODPRO-X is that it goes on pink so you can easily see the areas you’re repairing, but then dries to a natural colour. The colour change lets you know when WOODPRO-X is cured, ready to be sanded, stained or painted. It’s low in odour and cleans up with water. This all-purpose, high-quality, latex-based wood filler is formulated to cre­ate a surface and body that looks and acts like real wood. Use it to repair cracks, gouges, holes and other surface defects on indoor or outdoor furniture and woodwork, as well as moulding, cabinets, panelling, plywood, windows, doors and painted surfaces. The thick, knife-grade for­mula can be spread smoothly and evenly, and easily moulded and sculpted for corners as well as vertical and unsupported surfaces. Once it’s dry, WOODPRO-X can be sanded, cut, planed, drilled, nailed or screwed, stained and painted, and it’s shrink-, crack-, and crumble-resistant.

Reversa Cut Framing Blade

With revolutionary TWIN TOOTH tech­nology, the Norske Reversa Cut Framing Blade is the ultimate framing blade. Manufactured from Japanese tool steel, it features a radical bi-directional tooth profile that doubles the blade’s cutting life, effectively giving you two blades in one. This blade is specially designed for ripping and cross cutting dimensional lumber. The C3 micro-grain carbide teeth are precision sharpened on all sides for more precise cuts and longer cutting life. Available in 24-Tooth 5-3/8″, 6-1/2″, 7-1/4″ and 8-1/4″, and 28-Tooth 10″ and 12″ sizes.

Miter Wood Blade

The Norske Miter Wood Blade is designed for all miter, sliding com­pound miter and radial arm saws.  Thick micro-grain carbide teeth are precision sharpened on all sides. The laser-cut body incorporates anti-vibration and expan­sion slots. Available in 80-tooth 10″ and 12″ sizes, this blade is ideal for professional cabinet makers and trim carpenters.

Composite Decking Blade

Specially designed to maximize cutting life in composite deck­ing materials and cellular PVC, the Norske Composite Decking Blade features a Modified Triple Chip Grind (MTCG) tooth profile for clean, cool and “melt-free” cutting. The ultra-thin kerf design, along with a 5° hook tooth angle, provides fast and clean cuts with minimal material removal, while the Protec non-stick coating reduces drag and shields the blade against gumming, corrosion and heat.  Available in 48-tooth 7-1/4″, 64-tooth 10″ and 72-tooth 12″ sizes.

Melamine Plus Blade

With a special 35° high ATB (Alternate Tooth Bevel) tooth design, the Norske Melamine Plus Blade provides ultra-smooth cutting of melamine, laminates, hardwoods and laminate flooring. The C3 micro-grain carbide teeth are precision sharpened on all sides. The laser-cut body incorpo­rates anti-vibration and expansion slots. Available in 40-tooth 7-1/4″ and 8-1/4″ sizes and 10″ (80-tooth) and 12″ (100-tooth) sizes. An excellent choice for professional cabinet makers and trim carpenters.

Sock-Tooth Framing Blade

The Norske Sock-Tooth Blade is designed to withstand extreme load and maximum impact. It features professional grade C-3 micro-grain tung­sten carbide teeth that provide a superfine cutting edge and longer life. The teeth are precision ground (top, face and sides) for superior perfor­mance, while the thin kerf design maximizes cordless tools’ battery life.

The fully hardened high-grade tool steel body delivers superior perfor­mance in heavy load applications. The anti-kickback shoulder design eliminates grabbing and jamming. There are 11 blades to choose from in the Sock-Tooth line, ranging from a 24-Tooth 5-3/8″ blade to a 60-Tooth 12″ blade.

  • Laser cut tooth seats that matches 100% the shape of the carbide that would be brazed in place.
  • Maximize tooth support in both sides of the carbide (front and back).
  • Increases brazing surfaces by 15%.
  • Eliminate tooth forward movement if unexpected nail is encountered.

Mast-R-Fence III Router Table Fence

No other router table fence per­forms quite like the JessEm Mast-R-Fence III. A red phenolic base pro­vides a solid platform that has a 100% flat surface. The 6061 aluminum extrusion is precision machined and covered with a black anodized finish. The entire fence is constructed using stainless steel hardware and other components to give it a beautiful look that will last a lifetime. The maple sub-fences, which can be adjusted tool-free, are laser engraved. The dust port on the fence accepts either a 2-1/4″ or 2-1/2″ vacuum hose fitting.

Mite-R-Excel II Miter Gauge

A bold new class in a precision miter gauge, the JessEm Mite-R-Excel II features nine miter detents with a spring-loaded indexing pin that will ensure accurate cuts at the most common angles. The front fence extrusion is 20″ long with a tele­scopic stop that extends up to 36″. The adjustable flip stop can be used with a sacrificial fence up to 3/4″ thick. JessEm’s patent pending fence locating knob will allow you to quickly reset your fence back to the correct distance to the blade. Bar snuggers ensure your miter gauge slides per­fectly into the miter slot for smooth, perfect cuts every time.

The Must-have, Most Versatile Angle Grinder Accessory

When it comes to freehand carv­ing on your larger projects, no other tool gets the job done better than Kutzall Shaping Wheels. Paired with a quality right angle grinder, these wheels have helped skilled craftsmen create truly remarkable things. The rugged tungsten-carbide coating allows for superior material removal and outstanding wear life. With their minimal clogging and effortless control, you’ll use them project after project.

Veritas Card Scraper/Burnisher

A new take on typical sin­gle-handled burnishers, the Veritas Card Scraper/Burnisher permits a two-handed grip, improving control so you can roll pre­cisely the sort of hook you want on your scraper. As comfortable to grip as a spokeshave, it is held between the thumbs and forefingers, keeping your fingertips close to the carbide rod. This gives you much better tactile feedback, which helps you maintain control of both force and angle as you run it along the edge of a scraper (typically clamped in a vise). Made in Canada.

The Ultimate Man-Powered, Hand Shaping Instrument

Kutzall Hand Rasps strike a fascinating bal­ance between the shaping and smoothing function of a conventional file and the aggressive stock removal of a wood rasp. Each rasp is made with a rugged tungsten-carbide coat­ing, providing you with an aggressive, multi-directional tool that will cut effi­ciently, resist loading and stay sharp project after proj­ect. Available in flat, half-round and warding.

Veritas Small Fine-Tooth Crosscut Saw

Optimized for material 1/2″ and thin­ner, the Veritas Small Fine-Tooth Crosscut Saw is designed for fine joinery projects. The teeth are set at 0.003″ per side and are filed with a 15° rake and a 60° included angle. They also have alternating 15° bevels that act as small knives to sever wood fibers. This blade geometry provides a fluid starting cut, followed by a smooth and accurate final cut, with almost no tear-out. Made of high-carbon steel, the 22 tpi blade is 9-1/4″ long and 0.020″ thick, with a cut depth of about 1-9/16″. Made in Canada.

Strongest Paint and Varnish Remover Without Methylene Chloride

A new revolutionary product without methylene chloride, NMP, or other highly toxic chemicals.  Super Remover is North America’s stron­gest and safest paint and varnish remover in its product category. This new formula does not contain any EPA Hazardous Air Pollutants or California Prop 65 chemicals. Super Remover effectively removes up to five coating layers and works on most coatings – it’s safe for use on wood, metal and masonry. Easy water cleanup.

Sanding With Downdraft Tables

If you want a cleaner, healthier work­shop, then you need to collect dust at the source with a Sandman Downdraft Sanding Table. They’re portable, durable, quiet and powerful. For the serious hobby­ist or for sanding smaller pieces, there’s the Sand Pro M4826 with a 48″ wide top. Larger dedicated sta­tions, like the Sand Pro DL9648, provide 96″ wide surfaces that double as a workbench. For objects too large for sanding tables, there’s the Sand Pro Sanding Booth SBP10, a complete self-contained 9,300 CFM backdraft unit. With the Sand Pro Inspection Light you can easily see scratches, swirl marks and other imperfections before the material is finished.

Dust Deputy Deluxe Cyclone Separator Kit

Upgrade any make and model wet/dry vacuum into a two-stage dust control system with the patented Oneida-Air Dust Deputy cyclone separator. It removes over 99% of dust and debris from the airstream, containing it in an easy-to-empty five-gallon bucket before it ever reaches the vacuum — virtually eliminating fil­ter clogging and suction loss. The kit includes everything you need to connect to a shop vacuum including, 3′ vacuum connection hose, elbow adapters, caster wheels and a dual “sidecar” bucket for mounting to the vacuum directly.

Rali Cut Disc Cutting Machine

The RALI Cut disk cutting machine is the perfect tool for mak­ing successive rapid, clean and precise cuts on wood, steel and plastic up to 25mm/0.98″ in diameter. It enables you to cut solid and hollow pipes and square stock, as well as shorten screws and bolts, and make a precise range of angle cuts with the angle cut accessory (sold separately). Also includes a deburring wheel that quickly deburrs and finishes.

Instant Bond Adhesive

Titebond Instant Bond ethyl-cyanoacrylate-based adhesives offer ultimate strength, speed and versatility for Canadian woodworkers and DIYers. This product bonds almost virtu­ally anything, fast, without clamping. Four viscosities – thin, medium, thick and gel – offer set times from three to 60 seconds, and a spritz of Instant Bond Accelerator quickens cure time to split seconds. Titebond Instant Bond provides a strong, permanent bond and is ideal for hard to reach joints or surface areas that are difficult to clamp. Designed primarily for wood and wood products, this adhesive is also very effective on a wide variety of materials and substrates. In addition to typical bonding applications, it is ideal for filling knots and voids in wood, adhering pen tubes to blanks for pen-turning applications, and for soaking end-grain to prevent splitting. It’s triple distilled for purity and consistency, offers a two-year shelf life and is certified for use in Canada.

Air Stealth N100 Safety Respirator

The Trend Air Stealth is a new generation N100 half-mask respirator with dramatically improved features that will benefit users in low and strenuous activities for extended periods of time. This lightweight and com­pact half-mask respirator fits under visors, safety glasses and all personal protective equipment.  The industry best 99.97% filter efficiency (to 0.3 microns) is attributed to a special HEPAC filter material (exclusive to Trend) in combination with a unique protective grill that deflects dust away from the dual filters. The Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE) special medical-grade material moulds to the face immediately and the unique one-strap pull mechanism keeps the mask secure and snug. The large non-return exhaust valve points downward which assists in ease of breathing and virtually eliminates the fogging of visors and safety glasses. The unique blend of next-generation features makes the Trend Stealth over three times easier to breath with than other typical N100 half-masks. The Trend respirator is ideal for all non-oil based airborne particles, mists and fumes. Trend Stealth half-mask respirators come in small/medium and medium/large sizes and N100 replacement filter pairs are avail­able individually and in five packs for heavy users. Nuisance N100 filters are also available.

Mid-Sized Full-Featured Lathe

The Laguna Revo 15|24 lathe fills the gap between the compact Revo 12|16 and the full-size legendary Revo 18|36, providing space-constrained users with more power and capacity. Key features include: a super-smooth steel bed (not cast iron) that pro­vides strength and stability; a surface that the banjo glides across smoothly; a sliding headstock for ergonomic outboard bowl turning; infinite electronic variable speed from 50 to 4,200 RPM with a three-step pulley; Laguna Pulse Width Modulation that deliv­ers extraordinary torque even at low speed; and adjustable-height legs that allow a more ergonomic working position tailored to individual needs.

Variable Speed Benchtop Lathe

With the King Canada KWL-813VS lathe you can turn stock up to 8″ diameter over the bed and up to 13″ long, making it ideal for pens and other small detailed turnings. The high-performance 1/3 HP motor delivers variable speeds from 750 to 3,200 RPM. The lathe features precision-machined cast-iron bedway, headstock and tailstock construction to ensure stability and minimize vibration for smoother turn­ing. It comes complete with 4-1/4″ and 7″ tool rests with 1/2″ post diameter; 5-3/4″ faceplate; MT#1 live center and MT#1 spur center; steel knock-out bar; and adjustment keys and hex keys.

10″ Sliding Table Tile Saw

Cut tiles easily, quickly and effi­ciently with the King Canada KC-3310TS tile saw. It’s powered by a heavy duty 2.5 HP, 15 amp motor with a GFCI protected power cord. It has a 3-3/4″ cutting depth and a 24″ cutting capacity at 90° and 18″ at 45°. The head tilts 0° to 45° for bevel cuts. Two removable rubber nozzles maximize water efficiency to the blade and provide easy maintenance. A convenient laser guide sys­tem indicates the cut line and an LED light improves visibility. The saw comes complete with a folding stand, 10″ diamond continuous rim blade, aluminum rip guide, blade wrench and hex key.

Dual Fuel Generator

With a powerful 18 HP, 4-stroke, air-cooled OHV engine, the King Canada Dual Fuel Generator KCG-12001DF is perfect for home or workshop backup and for jobsite use without power hooked up. You can run the generator on either gasoline or propane. It features an automatic voltage regulator and electronic ignition and an auto low oil shut-off to protect the engine. The KCG-12001DF has six receptacles: 120V appliances; 120V NEMA L5-30 plugs; and 120/240V NEMA 14-50R plugs.

Mini-Mite 4 PLATINUM

The Fuji Spray Mini-Mite 4 PLATINUM HVLP spray system is a real favourite with cabinet makers and other professionals. This award-winning model is equipped with a Heat Dissipation Chamber that removes any heat build-up from the turbine case, and Noise Reduction Covers that reduce noise for a quieter overall spray experi­ence. The four-stage turbine, which develops 9.0 psi, is powerful, portable and perfect for all fine finishing. Additional power allows the user to apply heavier coatings and thicker viscosity finishes faster and with less time spent on preparation of materials. The system is easy to operate and maintain. Included with the turbine are a profes­sional grade non-bleed spray gun, 25-foot Hi-Flex hose, #4 Ford viscosity cup, wrench and cleaning brush. Comes with a two-year warranty on parts and labour.

Handheld CNC Router

Bring the most advanced precision cutting solution to your workshop. The Shaper Origin and Shaper Workstation combine to make even the most demanding projects approachable and intuitive. Enjoy unrivalled preci­sion cutting for a variety of applications — create complex joinery, tight-fitting box joints and much more. Origin + Workstation is the “complete system” solution to unlocking next-level projects in your shop.

Magnum Industrial 1 HP Two-Bag Dust Collector

The fully enclosed continuous-duty 1HP motor on the Magnum Industrial 11-100 1 HP Two-Bag Dust Collector provides an air flow capacity of 750 CFM, yet only draws 7 Amps of power. It has a washable 2 micron fil­ter bag and a 20 gallon clear plastic bottom dust collection bag. Quick-release metal straps secure both bags and allow quick bag changes. Built-in swivel-style casters deliver excellent mobility, allowing you to position the 11-100 close to machinery to collect dust at its source. It’s the perfect dust collector for professionals and serious hob­byists working in smaller shops.

Magnum Industrial 13″ Helical Head Planer

With 26 double-sided long-lasting carbide inserts and a precise helical cutterhead, the versatile Magnum Industrial 31-160 13″ Helical Head Planer excels in short-run applications with either hard or soft wood. It features a 15 Amp motor that delivers a 10,000 RPM cutter­head speed at a feed speed of 26 FPM. Its redesigned infeed and outfeed tables fold up for easy storage and feature four adjustable support posts to minimize snipe. You can plane stock as short as 5″ in length and up to 6″ thick. This portable planer is ideal for small shops and jobsite applications where a high-quality finish is critical.

Magnum Industrial Deluxe 14″ Wood Band Saw

Whether you are buying your first band saw or look­ing to upgrade, the Magnum Industrial 91-350 Deluxe 14″ Wood Band Saw offers performance and versatility at an outstanding price. Designed to meet the needs of small to medium shops, its dual voltage 1HP motor, pre-wired for 120V, delivers dual blade speeds of 1,800 and 3,000 FPM.  Features include a 6″ resaw capacity and 13″ cutting width, ball bearing guides, heavy cast-iron dynamically bal­anced wheels and cast-iron frame, a 16″ square table that tilts 10° to the left and 45° to the right, a deluxe fence system, and a 4″ dust collection outlet.

Magnum Industrial 8″ Jointer

The Magnum Industrial MI-81360 8″ Jointer is tough enough for commercial applications, yet it’s also right at home in smaller workshops. Featuring a rugged 2 HP motor that delivers a 5,500 RPM cutterhead speed, a helical cutter­head with 22 carbide inserts, and an extra-long (73″) ground cast-iron table, this jointer is designed to deliver high-quality, accurate results time after time. The centre-mount fence fea­tures double keyways for added stability, and a rack-and-pinion fence adjustment allows for quick, precise adjustments. Includes hand paddles and magnetic safety switch.

Magnum Industrial 10″ 1.75 HP Cabinet Saw

Equipped with a true 1.75 HP motor, the Magnum Industrial MI-51180 10″ 1.75 HP Cabinet Saw is among the most powerful 110-volt cabinet saws available. And it arrives prewired for 110 volts—no rewiring necessary. The saw features a router table extension wing and deluxe self-aligning rip fence assembly, as well as base-mounted trunnions for stable, vibration-free operation. Its trunnion guides are silicone-coated for smooth action when raising and lowering the blade, and a forged one-piece blade arbor limits runout, helping to make this saw both durable and precise. For even more power, it converts to 220 volts—further adding to the MI-51180’s versatility.

Magnum Industrial Heavy-Duty 12″ Disc Sander

The Magnum Industrial MI-16240 Heavy-Duty 12″ Disc Sander is designed and manufactured to provide long-lasting service for busy pro­duction shops, educational facilities and serious woodworking enthusiasts. Powered by a 1HP motor, its 12″ precision-ground cast-iron disc spins at 1,720 rpm, so you can accurately and efficiently sand workpieces of vari­ous shapes and sizes. The cast-iron table has a tilt range of +15° to -40° with crossing mitre slots. These features make it easier to perform repeat­able sanding tasks, especially helpful in production settings. Includes a on/off switch with large STOP paddle that allows for quick, easy shut-down.

Solvable Professional Grade Paint Thinner
Ideal for the toughest cleaning jobs while still safe on most surfaces, Solvable Professional Grade Paint Thinner is ideal for spotless removal of oil and grime. It also degreases tools and auto parts and is fast cleaning for brushes, rollers and trays. Contains Mineral Spirits that helps remove and clean tough stains, grease, grime, dried paint, sap, crayon, wax, glue, sticky residue and more for a pro­fessional performance every time.

Solvable Professional Grade Low Odour Paint Thinner
The ideal solvent that cleans and degreases floors, walls and tools, Solvable Professional Grade Low Odour Paint Thinner is great for indoor cleaning jobs and is safe on most sur­faces. It improves flow, penetration and levelling of paints, stains and varnishes as well as thins oil-based paints and coatings. Contains Mineral Spirits is a versatile thinner and cleaner that is safe for use on your finishes. It gets the job done, without the strong odour.

Solvable Professional Grade Mineral Spirits
Gentle yet effective on multiple surfaces, Solvable Professional Grade Mineral Spirits cleans multiple surfaces, removes grease, and cleans paint brushes and rollers. It’s strong enough to get the job done, but gentle and safe on your finishes. This versatile thinner and cleaner is safe to use indoors on multiple surfaces as well as outdoors.

Solvable Professional Grade Lacquer Thinner
Powerfully dissolves tough coatings and adhesives. Solvable Professional Grade Lacquer Thinner is a powerhouse sol­vent that thins lacquer and automotive coatings, cleans paint equipment, and removes residue from hard surfaces. It breaks down and dissolves thick varnishes and paints, lacquer, oils, grease, and other caked on or stubborn adhesive materials. You can use it to dissolve, dilute and clean up basic lacquer items.

Solvable Professional Grade Boiled Linseed Oil
A protective solvent that effectively stains, thins and protects your investment, Solvable Professional Grade Boiled Linseed Oil refin­ishes furniture and woodwork, protects against freeze/thaw/moisture cycles on porous surfaces, and creates an oil finish or stain for most wood types. It’s excellent for protecting concrete walks and floors, flagstone or interlocking stone from the elements, and from salt and chemical damage. It also protects log cabins and wood panelling. You can use it as an oil finish for most wood types because it creates a coat­ing that is impervious to water, heat, most stains and scratches. Staining with this product achieves a warm golden tone to pine and maple. Porous woods and walnut will darken considerably when treated.

Solvable Professional Grade Pure Turpentine
Best used for thinning wood stains, Solvable Professional Grade Pure Turpentine pro­duces a gradual drying time for a smooth finish, thins artists’ grade oil-based paints and coatings, and protects natu­ral bristle brushes. It’s excellent for thinning and cleaning oil-based paints, varnishes, wood stains and enamels. You can combine it with linseed oil to produce a “French Finish” on fine furniture… and the best part is it’s made from a natural source – tree resin.

Last modified: May 3, 2023

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