Unlike most shops, you are welcome to look through our toolbox to see if there are any tools that might help you with your project. We have reference charts, calculators, and drawers full of useful tools. These tools won't break, you don't have to clean them off, and you don't have to worry about putting them back in the drawer!
(And WE don't
have to worry about you not returning them!) Links marked with an asterisk (*) are off the Shopdawg.com site, and will open a new window.
Bolt / Fastener Tools
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Calculators
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Angles and Trig Tables
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Tube Notch Calculator  Calculate the correct angles for cutting tube on a chop saw to saddle or "cope" on another tube  Right Angle Calculator*  Calculate the remaining values for right triangles when you only know length of two sides, or one side and one angle.  Sine Bar Settings Chart  Formula for setting a sine bar, plus charts for the most common whole angles.  Trig Table  Chart of trigonometry values for angles 
Material Properties Charts
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Top of Page eFunda  Payperview site featuring engineering fundamentals and calculators  The Engineers Club  Web resources and links for engineers and technical professionals  EEVL  Edinburgh Engineering Virtual Library  iCrank  The Mechanical Engineering Portal  QuickMath  Automatic math Solutions  GlobalSpec  The engineering search engine.  Engineers Edge  Online destination for engineers, designers, and manufacturing professionals to quickly find information to help in the solution of typical and complex technical problems. 

