Tools and Building Supplies Model Building Supplies

Here are the tools Dave uses to build his planes.

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Building Set for Rubber Power

Building Set for Rubber Power

Includes a soft grip knife, 5 blades, straight point tweezers, 5.5" x 9" Self Healing Cutting Mat, Jet Instant glue, Jet Super glue, Jet Tips, Uhu glue stick, Sobo canopy glue, MagnaBoard XL™ set, Minus Magnets 20 pack, and Rubber Powered Model Airplanes book. Save 20% off individually priced items.

item B329 Price: $78.15
Building Set

Building Set

Excludes the book on rubber power and the Uhu stick. Includes a soft grip knife, 5 blades, straight point tweezers, 5.5" x 9" Self Healing Cutting Mat, Jet Instant glue, Jet Super glue, Jet Tips, Sobo canopy glue, MagnaBoard XL™ set, and Minus Magnets 20 pack. Save 20% off individually priced items.

item B332 Price: $64.95
Advanced Tool Set

Advanced Tool Set

Includes Sanding Stick with 120, 240, 320, 400, and 600 grit belts, Pull Saw Blade, K5 Heavy Duty Knife with beveled blade, Narrow Keyhole Saw Blades 5 pack, Curved Tip Tweezers, 1/16" Ball Tip Burnisher, Jewelers Needle Point Awl, Steel Ruler 6" x 1" with drill gauge, 15 piece drill set (1.05mm - 2mm). Save 15% off individually priced items.

item B330 Price: $43.08
Flight Pack for Rubber Power

Flight Pack for Rubber Power

Includes a 10:1 winder, moldable nose weight, FAI SuperSport rubber 32 feet each 3/32", 1/8", and 3/16" and 32 feet EBM 1/16" rubber. Save 25% off individually priced items.

item B331 Price: $29.06
Magna-Board™ building set

MagnaBoard™

The Magna-Board™ allows builders to produce models quicker and easier than ever before by using magnets instead of pins. Magnets allow you to securely hold and form the wood making your building project go smoothly. Click on the picture for more details.

12" x 24" MagnaBoard™ Price: $29.95
13.5" x 32" MagnaBoard XL™ Price: $39.75
Self Healing Cutting Mat

Self Healing Cutting Mat

This 5 ply self healing cutting mat has multiple layers to protect your work surfaces. Double sided, your mat will virtually reseal the cuts made upon it. Mat surface comes with Imperial and Metric measurements with a .5" grid pattern.

item B276, 5.5" x 9" Mat Price: $6.99
item B320, 8.5" x 12" Mat Price: $11.99
Swivel Knife and Blades

Swivel Knife

Rotates 360° for easy cutting of paper. Includes knife handle, 1 swivel blade, and safety cap.

item B277 Price: $6.38

Extra Blades for your Swivel Knife. Package of 2.

item B277b Price: $2.52
K5 Heavy Duty Knife with 1 beveled blade

K5 Heavy Duty Knife

This knife has a 4 jaw machined aluminum chuck for secure blade positioning. Includes knife handle, 1 beveled blade, and safety cap. Use the K5 knife handle to hold the Pull Saw Blade or the Narrow Keyhole Saw Blades shown below.

item B279 Price: $4.76
K1 Hobby Knife

K1 Hobby Knife

Includes super sharp blade, aluminum handle, and safety cap. Use for precision cutting, trimming, and stripping of wood, paper, and plastic. Use the K1 handle to hold the chisel blades shown below.

item B23 Price: $4.99 (package of 1)
item B23x Price: $6.00 (package of 2)
Refill Blades for K1 Hobby Knife

Extra Blades

Refill blades for your K1 Hobby Knife.

item B24 Price: $3.25 (package of 5 blades)
item B24x Price: $5.00 (package of 10 blades)
Soft Grip Hobby Knife with 5 blades

Soft Grip Hobby Knife Set

Set includes 1 soft grip hobby knife and 5 blades.

Steel Ruler with Drill Gauge

Ruler with Drill Gauge

6" x 1" steel ruler with drill gauges.

item B325 Price: $3.99
3/8" Chisel Blades

3/8" Chisel Blades

Carbon steel blades for precision chiseling and shaving wood. Fits into K1 Hobby Knife Handle. Package of 5 blades.

3/8" Chisel Blades Price: $2.99
1/4" Chisel Blades

1/4" Chisel Blades

Carbon steel blades for chiseling and shaving wood. Fits into K1 Hobby Knife Handle. Package of 5 blades.

1/4" Chisel Blades Price: $4.08
Sanding Stick

Sanding Stick

This handy tool is designed for sanding in those hard to reach places. The design of the sanding stick allows you to rotate the belt so all areas of the belt may be utilized. The spring loaded tensioner allows the belt to stay in place and the tapered end permits easy access for minute detail. Includes sanding stick and 240 grit belt.

Sanding Stick Price: $5.95
Sanding Belt, choose from 5 grits

Sanding Belts

These belts fit our Sanding Stick. Choose from 5 grits: 120, 240, 320, 400, or 600. Package of 1 belt.

Sanding Belt 120 grit Price: $2.25
Sanding Belt 240 grit Price: $2.25
Sanding Belt 320 grit Price: $2.25
Sanding Belt 400 grit Price: $2.25
Sanding Belt 600 grit Price: $2.25
Pull Saw Blade

Pull Saw Blade

Hardened steel, serrated blade 1.25" deep, 46 teeth/inch. Fits into K5 Heavy Duty Knife Handle. Blade only.

Pull Saw Blade Price: $5.08
Narrow Keyhole Saw Blades

Narrow Keyhole Saw Blades

For smooth cutting of wood, plastic, and foam in narrow areas. Fits into K5 Heavy Duty Knife Handle. Package of 5 blades.

Narrow Keyhole Saw Blades Price: $5.95
Coping Saw with 5 assorted blades

Coping Saw

7" x 4.5" deep saw, perfect for cutting plastic, cardboard, styrofoam, and intricate wood cutouts. Adjustable wooden handle holds blades taut for positive control. Medium blade installed, other blades included are 1 each fine, extra fine, medium, and hack blades.

item B283 Price: $17.21
4 Assorted Coping Saw Blades

Assorted Blades for Coping Saw

Set of 4 blades. 1 each: fine, extra fine, medium, and hack blades for cutting wood or metal.

item B283b Price: $4.42
Straight Point Tweezers

Straight Point Tweezers

Precision straight pointed tweezers to pick up small parts.

item B287 Price: $5.99
Curved Point Tweezers

Curved Point Tweezers

Precision curved point tweezers for holding small parts.

item B323 Price: $2.99
Flat Spatula Tweezers

Flat Spatula Tweezers

item B321 Price: $2.99
Jewelers Needlepoint Awl

Jewelers Needlepoint Awl

"I use this tool for applying UHU glue to the frame before applying the tissue covering. It's ideal for finishing and fine details." - Dave

item B291 Price: $2.99
Ball Burnishers 1/16", 1/8", Spoon Tip

Ball Burnishers

Use for detailing your airplane. Ensures good adhesion of tissue, markings, lettering, registration numbers, and decals.

item B284 1/16" Ball Tip Burnisher Price: $4.33
item B285 1/8" Ball Tip Burnisher Price: $4.33
item B286 Spoon Tip Burnisher Price: $5.22
Pin Vise with 12 Micro Drills

Pin Vise

This pin vise includes 12 micro drills which store inside the tube.

item B289 Price: $14.95
High Twist Drill

High Twist Drill

#52 0.0636" (1.613mm), makes a 1/16" hole.

item B290 Price: $0.98 (package of 1)
15 piece Drill Set

Drill Set

15 piece drill set ranging in size 1.05mm - 2mm.

item B327 Price: $5.99
Wire Bender

Wire Bender

Custom bend your wire landing gear. Will bend wire up to 1/8" diameter.

item B232 Price: $16.99
Tubing Bender

Tubing Bender

Custom bend your aluminum or brass tubing. Size range 1/16" to 3/16" outside diameter.

item B137 Price: $4.03
Tubing Cutter

Tubing Cutter

Cut your aluminum or brass tubing. Capacity 1/16" to 5/8" outside diameter.

item B141 Price: $7.99
Steel Ruler

Steel Ruler

6" x 1/2" steel ruler.

item B326 Price: $1.99
Organizer Box

Organizer

Keep your workbench tidy and small parts close at hand with this handy organizer. Contains 17 compartments. Box measures 10.25" x 7" x 1.5".

item B38 Price: $4.99

 

07/19/17 01:22 AM (EDT)