Woodworking Industry: Taking a Closer Look

Forecast is for increased regulation with chance of growth

Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 12 September 2016 00:00

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued its final rule to reduce exposure to formaldehyde vapors from certain wood products produced domestically or imported into the United States.

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New technology puts more at your fingertips

Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 15 August 2016 00:00

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About a dozen years ago, Porter-Cable introduced the “world’s first” cordless router, powered by a 19.2-volt nickel-cadmium battery. The battery sat on top of the tool, which made it a bit top-heavy, but the performance seemed adequate in the few minutes that I got to play with it.

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WMIA scholarship money helps students, industry

Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 18 July 2016 00:00

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The Woodworking Machinery Industry Association awarded $36,500 in scholarship money in May for students pursuing woodworking education. About half of the money is going to 12 college students selected by the trade group’s educational foundation board of trustees.

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IWF gets set to turn up the heat in Atlanta

Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 13 June 2016 00:00

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The International Woodworking Fair, or IWF, is about three months away and attendees can expect a very large show, so pack a pair of extra comfy shoes.

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Bosch green-lights saw with safety device

Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 16 May 2016 00:00

todmug_newBosch is taking its new Reaxx job-site table saw, with its flesh-detecting Active Response Technology, to market.

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