Hardware heaven


hardware_hayworthHistorically, cabinet hardware has been chosen to complement colors and shapes in casework, countertops, walls and appliances. Perhaps by the nature of its diminutive size, hardware has been secondary to other design components. Knobs and pulls by themselves have rarely been the defining agent in a kitchen. This tail has hardly ever wagged the dog. So it’s no surprise that hardware has often been relegated almost to an ...

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New Products

Porter-Cable cordless impact wrench

Porter-Cable cordless impact wrench

PORTER-CABLE presents it first cordless impact wrench, model PCC740.

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New Products

Tools & Machines

Opera R takes the hands-off approach for sanding

Opera R takes the hands-off approach for sanding

Biesse Machinery offers the Viet brand Opera R, an automated sanding machine for MDF doors with flat center panels that can also remove cross-grain scratching from solid wood doors.

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Tools & Machines

Wood Markets

Threat of invasives slows sale of white ash

Threat of invasives slows sale of white ash

Sales of American white ash (Fraxinus Americana) have been up and down lately, according to hardwood and veneer distributors interviewed by Woodshop News.

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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

Boost your profile with sign-making jobs

Boost your profile with sign-making jobs

An idle CNC is a terrible thing to behold.

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Good times in the Badlands

Good times in the Badlands

Forty-six years. That’s how long Don’s Custom Cabinet Shop in Rapid City, S.D., has been in business. So you’ve got to figure it’s doing something right.

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Hardware heaven

Hardware heaven

Historically, cabinet hardware has been chosen to complement colors and shapes in casework, countertops, walls and appliances. Perhaps by the nature of its diminutive size, hardware has been secondary to other design components. K...

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