Pressure situation

pressureIf you’re shopping for a new air compressor, there are a lot of manufacturers out there and that can be a bit overwhelming. The following is a brief survey of both familiar and newer brand names, along with their website addresses so you can do some further research.

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New Products

CT SYS portable dust extractor

CT SYS portable dust extractor

FESTOOL USA is introducing the CT SYS portable dust extractor that can be carried to the job site with a shoulder strap.

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New Products

Tools & Machines

Accuride revamps 3800 series draw slides

Accuride revamps 3800 series draw slides

Accuride International, a manufacturer of ball-bearing slides and movement solutions, redesigned three of its most popular drawer slides in the 3800 series.

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Tools & Machines

Wood Markets

Ash sales strong despite state quarantines

Ash sales strong despite state quarantines

The emerald ash borer is killing ash trees, putting long-term supplies of the domestic hardwood in doubt. But there is plenty now and sales are strong, according to lumber dealers interviewed by Woodshop News.

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Wood Markets

Editor's Picks

Buoyed by a backlog

Buoyed by a backlog

Andy Sutherland, owner of New Hampshire Woodworks in Manchester, N.H., had a ready answer to a question about running a successful custom shop:

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Airing it out

Airing it out

Why would a woodshop want to add pneumatic capabilities?

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Center of your universe

Center of your universe

They’re called either combination, multi-purpose or multi-function machines. Their most obvious advantage might not actually be their best feature.

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Kicking the tires

Kicking the tires

Making a sizeable investment in CNC capabilities isn’t just about buying a machine. It’s also about new techniques and new partners in production; presale education and post-sale technical support; floor space and dust collect...

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Features

Mountain climber

Mountain climber

Gat Creek, a producer of custom residential furniture for retailers, is one of the largest companies and employers in Berkeley Springs, W.Va. The company occupies a 90,000-sq.-ft. facility near the center of town with 118 employee...

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Out on your own

Out on your own

Outsourcing is usually touted as a way for smaller shops to increase their productivity without making huge investments in machines and people. That last component, employees, is quickly becoming more pivotal in the decision. It...

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Pressure situation

Pressure situation

If you’re shopping for a new air compressor, there are a lot of manufacturers out there and that can be a bit overwhelming. The following is a brief survey of both familiar and newer brand names, along with their website address...

Read more...
Features