Woodworking Industry: Taking a Closer Look

Industry will see more CNC innovation in 2012

Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 13 February 2012 00:00

todmug_newSmall woodworking shops were introduced to CNC machinery about 10 or 15 years ago. For most, the cost was prohibitive. For others, the thought of a robot doing their work was unsettling. But then the virtues of CNC machining began to catch on: incredible accuracy, repeatability — no lunch breaks!

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Handy resource guide is at your fingertips

Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 16 January 2012 00:00

todmug_newOur annual Black Book Resource Guide accompanies this issue. It’s a definite keeper, providing a handy reference for your tool, machinery, material and other supply needs.

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Here’s to 25 great years and a world of change

Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 12 December 2011 00:00

todmug_newIt’s a milestone moment for Woodshop News as we’ve now published for more than a quarter of a century.

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Resolution on SawStop is just around the corner

Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 14 November 2011 00:00

todmug_newTime flies. It’s been 11 years since the SawStop safety device for table saws was introduced at IWF 2000 in Atlanta. And after 11 years we’re still debating whether a device that can prevent serious injury is proven technology, and whether our free market system should let consumers decide if they want a saw with this technology or if it should be mandated by the government.

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WoodLINKS president charts a new course

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 October 2011 00:00

jennifer-_mugPatrick Molzahn took over as president of the WoodLINKS USA board of directors in July during the AWFS fair. The director of the cabinetmaking and millwork program at Madison Area Technical College in Wisconsin says he will focus on enhancing the national visibility of the industry educational organization throughout his three-year term.

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