Upstate, but always in touch

upstate_leadSaranac Hollow Woodworking has a 20-year history in upstate New York of offering custom cabinets, furniture and casework. Owner Hal Moore studied under Wendel Castle and got his start working at another shop that he eventually bought.

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New Products

Rockler jig for disc sanders

Rockler jig for disc sanders

ROCKLER WOODWORKING AND HARDWARE introduced a jig for disc sanders that makes it easier to fine-tune angled workpieces, square the ends of turning blanks and other stock and sand smooth circles.

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New Products

Tools & Machines

MicroJig makes dados a done deal with MatchFit

MicroJig makes dados a done deal with MatchFit

MicroJig, a creator of pushblocks, clamps and other woodworking accessories, added the MatchFit Dado Stop for making precise-fitting dados with any saw blade.

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Tools & Machines

Wood Markets

Walnut sales sees a sustained spike

Walnut sales sees a sustained spike

Stately wood tabletops are all the rage these days with many unique tree slabs available, especially those made of walnut, a thick and durable hardwood rich in color. Hardwood suppliers interviewed by Woodshop News report a strong consumer interest i...

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Wood Markets

Editor's Picks

Ahead of the curve

Ahead of the curve

Have you ever tried using “lattice” or “living” hinges to bend wood? As anyone who has looked into adding a laser to a CNC knows, you can do that with a laser. Today’s lasers don’t just engrave. They can also cut all t...

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Sleek and simple

Sleek and simple

The old catchphrase “minimalism” seems to be making the rounds again. About 30 years ago, it described architecture that exuded Northern European starkness — aluminum and plastic with the remnants of a modified Bauhaus influ...

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Living in Tomorrowland

Living in Tomorrowland

Technology is advancing at a mind-boggling speed. For example, an impressive number of cars can park themselves now and driverless vehicles are just about here. In the workplace, the odds are that most of your own car was made and...

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Home on the range

Home on the range

Cole Custom Cabinets of Casper, Wyo., does everything but grow the trees, as the owners like to say. The one-stop shop designs, builds, finishes and installs custom cabinetry and countertops for kitchens and baths, casework for ot...

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Features

Avoid upgrade anxiety

Avoid upgrade anxiety

The biggest problem with software is that it’s constantly changing. Of course, that’s also the attraction. The second biggest problem is that software engineers and management gurus arbitrarily invent new terminology — and t...

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Edgebanding is anything but ordinary

Edgebanding is anything but ordinary

As with most woodshop techniques, edgebanding can be discussed in terms of scale. It runs the gamut from a hands-on, one-cabinet-door-at-a-time benchtop activity to a fully automated industrial process where machines do all the wo...

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Through thick and thin

Through thick and thin

Powder coating equipment is moving into more and more woodshops because MDF’s density and uniform surface are so well-suited to the technology. The move is also ramping up because powder coating is a one-step process that can sa...

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Features