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Supplier Directory: Tools

Wood-Met Services, Inc.
Catalog of over 500 plans to build shop tools and machines.

3314 West Shoff Cir. Dept. KP
Peoria, IL 61604

Phone: 309/637-9667

Woodworker's Supply of New Mexico
Woodworking tools, supplies and accessories, including portable power tools, hardware, machinery and accessories for each.

5604 Alameda N.E.
Albuquerque, NM 87113

Phone: 800/645-9292
Fax: 505/821-7331

Williams Lowbuck Tools, Inc.
All types of tools for hand fabricating of tubing and sheet metal.

4175 California Ave.
Norco, CA 91760

Phone: 800/735-7844
Fax: 909/735-1210

Wilke Machinery Co.
Wood and metalworking machinery and accessories for all size shops.

3230 Susquehanna Trail
York, PA 17402

Phone: 800/235-2100
Fax: 717/764-3778

Warp Drive, Inc.
Professional propeller protractor; use for setting prop blades, wing washout, ailerons, etc.

1207 Highway 18 E.
Ventura, IA 50482, Ventura, IA 50482

Phone: 800/833-9357
Fax: 515/357-7592

U.S. Industrial Tool & Supply Co.
Sheet metal tools and equipment.

14083 South Normandie Ave.
Gardena, CA 90249

Phone: 800/521-7394
Fax: 310/464-8880

Tyler Tool Co, Inc.
Dremel, cordless tools, power tools, shop tools available online.

80 Highway 48 West, P.O. Box 272
Tylertown, MS 39667

Phone: 601/876-2145
Fax: 601/876-3490

Tight Fit Tools
Tight Fit Drill Kit for close-quarter work; allows repairs to be made quickly without having to disassemble other components; aircraft quality twist drills.

12961 Sunnyside Pl.
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

Phone: 562/946-8444
Fax: 562/944-3177

Taiyebji Wires
Designers and fabricators of all types of engineering components and toolings for making plastic molds and sheet metal items.We use CAD/CAM technology for accurate and repeat jobs. Source for low cost best quality fiberglass body panels & wheel covers in all colors.

102, Orchid Elegance, St. Francis Ave., Santa Cruz (w),
Bombay , India

Phone: 0091-22-25053956

Spencer Aircraft
Clecos, rivet dies, hole finders, countersinks.

8308 12th Ave. So.
Seattle, WA 98108

Phone: 800/424-1160
Fax: 206/763-4272

South Bend Lathe
Array of machine tools used for metal cutting and forming,lathes, grinders, deburring tools, drill presses, etc.

400 W. Sample St.
South Bend, IN 46601

Phone: 219/289-7771
Fax: 219/236-1210

Mini-machine shop; 3-in-1 lathe/mill/drill and othermachine tools and accessories; Smithy tools provide aneconomical and practical way to do your own machining.

P. O. Box 1517
Ann Arbor, MI 48106

Phone: 800/345-6324
Fax: 313/913-6663

Skil Corp.
Manufacturer of portable power tools and accessories including bench top tools and cordless products.

4300 W. Peterson Ave.
Chicago, IL 60646

Phone: 312/286-7330

Shopsmith, Inc.
Woodworking tools and supplies, stationary, portable and hand tools.

6530 Poe Ave.
Dayton, OH 45414

Phone: 800/543-9396
Fax: 800/722-3965

Roper Whitney Co.
No. 5 Jr. hand punch.

2833 Huffman Blvd.
Rockford, IL 61103

Phone: 815/962-3011
Fax: 815/962-2227

Profiler Inc.
The PipeMaster line of adjustable templates are used to determine and transfer the exact shape of a pipe and cut prior to the welding process.

17414 Interurban Blvd.
Snohomish, WA 98296

Phone: 360/668-3291
Fax: 360/668-9533

Ol' Joint Jigger Tube & Pipe Notcher
Ol' Joint Jigger tube and pipe notcher for fabricating with chrome mole tubing.

Box 12031
Kansas City, KS 66112

Phone: 913/788-3219
Fax: 913/788-9682

Motorsports Tools
English wheel; video on metal shaping techniques.

Route 2, Box 366
MacClenny, FL 32063

Phone: 904/259-4427
Fax: 904/259-4427

Michael Engineering Ltd.
Metering pumps for epoxy, urethane and polyester; large commercial metermix equipment available.

4997 S. Crawford Rd.
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Phone: 989/772-4073
Fax: 989/442-3500

J. Lough
3/32, 7/64, 1/8 inch one-sided hand rivet Dimple Dies; 1 to 3 3/4 inch diameter hole-flanging dies; Monel pop rivets;rivnuts, clecos, tools.

172 Boniface Ave.
Kitchener, ON , N2C 1L9 Canada

Phone: 519/578-0968

Lincoln Electric Company [The]
Square Wave TIG 175 Pro for both TIG and Stick welding. Pro-Cut 25 Plasma Cutter.

22801 St. Clair Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44117-1199

Phone: 216/481-8100

Laguna Tools
Combination machine, the complete tool to build your kitplane.

2265 Laguna Canyon Rd.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Phone: 800/234-1976
Fax: 714/497-1346

Klassic Tool Crib LLC
Supplier of riveting tools, drilling tools, countersinking tools, clecos and abrasive tools.

28475 Highland Rd.
Romulus, MI 48174, MI 48174, USA

Phone: 734/947-8100

Kett Tool Co.
Manufacturer of handheld power tools, including shears, saws, nibblers.

5055 Madison Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45227-1494

Phone: 513/271-0333
Fax: 513/271-5318

KeLin Power Tools Manufacturer Co., Ltd.
Power tool mfr. New patent variable speed & digital display drill press with Exactline Laser Alignnment system; patent wood lathe with variable speed and digital display; patent variable speed scroll saw.

18 Donghai Mid Road
Mid, Qingdao 266071, China

Phone: 86-532/85067141

Jilson Corp. (The)
Hand operated metal cutting shear (nibbler style).

20 Industrial Rd.
Lodi, NJ 7644

Phone: 201/471-2400
Fax: 201/471-3993

J & B Products
AR-100 Adjustable Ratio Epoxy Dispenser; accurately dispenses any ratio required; select any low viscosity epoxy system available or change to any future epoxy system.

8661 NW 24 Court
Pembroke Pines, FL 33024

Phone: 812/282-5493
Fax: 954/430-0956

New, reconditioned and used tools for experimental homebuilt projects. Full homebuilt tools kits to complete your lifelong dream aircraft.

PO BOX 193
Valley Center, KS 67147, USA

Phone: 316/755-0713

Henrob Corp.
Henrob 2000 welding/cutting pistol, welds aluminum, stainless, cast iron and cuts sheet to 1-inch steel with minimum distortion.

23079 Commerce Dr.
Farmington Hills, MI 48335

Phone: 800/4-HENROB
Fax: 248/615-0884

Harbor Freight Tools
Hand tools, power tools, air tools, shop equipment.

3491 Mission Oaks Blvd.
Camarillo, CA 93011

Phone: 800/423-2567
Fax: 805/905-5220

Frey Engineering and Development
Sale or rental of steel jigs and fixture options for theassembly of RV-3, RV-4, RV-6/6A and Harmon Rocket.

316 Turner Lane
West Chester, PA 19380

Phone: 610/692-3553
Fax: 610/692-9138

Frazier Precision Instrument Company, Inc.
Frazier Differential Pressure Air Permeability Tester has become the defacto standard for measuring the permeability of porous materials.

025 Sweeney Drive
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Phone: 301/790-2585
Fax: 301/790-2589

Electronic Industries Inc.
Handheld analog/digital multimeters; measures electricity.

19 E. Irving Ave., P.O. Box 266
Oshkosh, WI 54902

Phone: 920/235-8930
Fax: 920/235-4233

Eastwood Co. [The]
Complete selection of tools.

580 Lancaster Ave.
P. O. Box 3014 , Malvern, PA 19355-0714

Phone: 800/345-1178

Dynamic Solutions Systems, Inc.
Micro Vib aircraft analyzer, state of the art balancing and vibration analysis; dynamic propeller balance.

1285 Stone Dr., Ste 102
San Marcos, CA 92069-4079

Phone: 760/744-0187
Fax: 760/744-8089

Constant speed, two-speed and variable speed MultiProtools, cordless MultiPro tool and kits; disk/belt sander,scroll saws, two-speed; attachments and accessories.

4915 21st St.
Racine, WI 53406-9989

Phone: 262/554-1390
Fax: 262/554-7654

Daytona MIG, Inc.
MIG and TIG welders as well as plasma cutters and other related hand tools and accessories.

1821 Holsonback Dr.
Daytona Beach, FL 32117

Phone: 904/274-1245
Fax: 904/274-1237

Cleaveland Aircraft Tool & Material
High-quality dimple die sets; all tools for applicable for riveting, drilling, deburring, etc.

1804 First St.
Boone, IA 50036-4417

Phone: 515/432-6794
Fax: 515/432-7804

China Pneumatic Corp
Manufacturer of air and pneumatic tools for construction, cutting, fastening and surface finishing. Air saw, riveter, file, hammers, and more. Will custom-make to spec.

11-2 Sungkiang South Rd
Chungli 320 , Taiwan R.O.C

Phone: -2648
Fax: -3181

Campbell Tools Co.
Gauges, cutting tools, shop supplies, lathes, mills.

2100 Selma Rd.
Springfield, OH 45505

Phone: 937/322-8562
Fax: 937/322-8344

California Associated Products, Inc.
Distributors for U. S. Industrial Tools.

4748-A Mission Blvd.
Ontario, CA 91762

Phone: 909/591-3996
Fax: 909/590-2973

Brown Aviation Tool Supply Co.
Complete line of aircraft sheet metal tools including airtools, cutting tools, clecos, bucking bars, etc.

5700 N. Rockwell, Bldg. 2, Ste A
Bethany, OK 73008

Phone: 800/587-3883
Fax: 405/495-4992

Bondhus Corp.
Full line of hand tools including Wiha.

1400 E. Broadway, Box 660
Monticello, MN 55362

Phone: 800/328-8310
Fax: 612/295-4440

Blue Ridge Machinery and Tools, Inc.
Lathes, milling machines, drill presses, cutting tools, woodworking equipment, metals, supplies and accessories.

P. O. Box 536-I
Hurricane, WV 25526

Phone: 800/872-6500
Fax: 304/562-5311

Beugler Stripers
Professional and deluxe striping kits; 17 striping heads.

P. O. Box 29068
Los Angeles, CA 90029

Phone: 213/664-2196

B & B Aircraft Supplies
Clecos and Cleco pliers.

Gardner Municipal Airport
31905 W. 175th St. , Gardner, KS 66030

Phone: 913/884-5930
Fax: 913/884-6533

Axis Products
Manufactures paint sprayers.

155A Industrial Dr.
Gilberts, IL 60136

Phone: 888/458-1322
Fax: 847/836-1530

Avery Tools
Manufacturers and retail outlet of quality aircraft sheetmetal, riveting and dimpling tools plus specialty tools and products for Van's RV aircraft.

Hangar 54-1, Unit #43
2290 W. Hicks Rd. , Ft. Worth, TX 76131-3743

Phone: 817/439-8400
Fax: 817-439-8402

Aircraft Tool Supply Co.
Sheet metal tools; engine inspection tools.

P. O. Box 370
Oscoda, MI 48750

Phone: 989/739-1447
Fax: 989/739-1448

AIN Plastics, Inc.
Dremel, Alway, general tools, full line of woodworking tools, knives and blades.

P. O. Box 151
Mt. Vernon, NY 10550

Phone: 914/668-6800
Fax: 914/668-8820

Aero High Tech
High quality new and rebuilt aircraft tools available to kit builders at discount prices.

26741 Portola Pkwy. Ste. 1E-450
Foothill Ranch, CA 92610-1743

Phone: 949/699-0003
Fax: 949/699-0013

Advanced Machinery
Hegner scroll saws.

P. O. Box 312
Newcastle, DE 19720

Phone: 800/220-4264
Fax: 202/322-3479

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Old Crow Huber RV-7AAfter six and a half years, I received an airworthiness certificate on August 2, 2018. The first two flights were on August 10, flown by my highly experienced RV friend, Tom Berge. I completed the flight testing in early October. I then flew the aircraft up to Hibbing, MN for a paint job at Midwest …
Zodiac 601XLB N601LL was first flown on September 12, 2018. It took 11 years from start to finish with numerous long breaks interspersed for other of life's priorities. The LL in the tail number is for my wife of 47 years, Linda Lou, who unfortunately did not survive to see its completion. I chose to …
kincaid rv-12Our Van's RV-12 E-LSA was completed September 2018. I am a first-time builder, and it took three year build working week-ends only. The plane sports dual Garmin G3X, and an auto pilot. --Richard and Sissy Kincaid, Jonesboro Arkansas

lycoming-thunderbolt-o-360-redAt Sun 'n Fun 2018 we interviewed Jeff Schans, Lycoming's Sales manager and we asked about the popular Thunderbolt Engines. Watch the short Product Minute video as Jeff describes the benefits of the Thunderbolt product line and what it means for the aircraft homebuilder.
Dynon Avionics' latest-generation SkyView integrated avionics called the SkyView HDX has a newly designed bezel and user controls for easier use while flying in turbulence, plus brighter displays and a reworked touch interface. Larry Anglisano takes a product tour of the HDX with Dynon's Michael Schoefield in this video.
At Sun 'n Fun 2016, Dynon continued to push into the world of non-certified avionics with its SkyView SE, a less expensive version of its popular SkyView EFIS system. Paul Bertorelli prepared this video report.
The G5 is a self-contained electronic flight instrument, which can be interfaced with Garmin's G3X/Touch avionics and autopilot for backup and flight instrument redundancy. The GMA245 and remote GMA245R Bluetooth audio panels have advanced entertainment input functions and onscreen programming.
At Sun 'n Fun 2016, Just Aircraft is showing off its new Titan-powered SuperSTOL XL. Harrison Smith took Paul Bertorelli for a half-day demo flight in the new airplane, and here's his video report.
Kit manufacturer Zenith Aircraft Company has released a new 360-degree VR short video to showcase its kit aircraft and to promote the rewarding hobby of kit aircraft building and flying light-sport aircraft.
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