Ahead of the curve

cnc_sharkHave 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 the way through wood, plywood and other sheet stock such as plastics and thin metals.

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New Products

Bosch GLL 55 and GLL 100 G Self-Leveling Cross-Line Lasers

Bosch GLL 55 and GLL 100 G Self-Leveling Cross-Line Lasers

BOSCH is introducing its next generation of laser levels with the GLL 55 and GLL 100 G Self-Leveling Cross-Line Lasers.

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New Products

Tools & Machines

All-metal PantoRouter adds options and safety

All-metal PantoRouter adds options and safety

The Hybrid PantoRouter, introduced at IWF 2016, is a template-guided router assembly for producing mortises and tenons, box joints, half-blind and through dovetails and more.

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Tools & Machines

Wood Markets

Price changes lead customers to hard maple

Price changes lead customers to hard maple

Soft maple is catching up with hard maple in price, according to hardwood dealers interviewed by Woodshop News. As a result, buyers are choosing hard maple.

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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

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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Feelin’ good

Feelin’ good

Irie Cabinetry of Denver brings a touch of the West Indies atmosphere to its clients throughout Colorado, something owner Scott Kelley strives for. Originally from St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Kelley says the word “Iri...

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Green wave

Green wave

The manner in which components are manufactured has changed a lot in the last decade with quantum advances in areas such as design, CNC processes and management theory. During that time, a lot of the advances in materials had to d...

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