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Something new every day

Written by John English Monday, 13 March 2017 00:00


sn_technoThe concept of computers controlling a cutting or milling head in X, Y and Z planes originated just after World War II and by the 1980s there were a number of small machines and DIY kits available.

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No turning back now

Written by John English Monday, 13 March 2017 00:00

no_turning_mainDuring the last few decades, wood finishers have dealt with changes related to everything from waterborne products to formaldehyde and volatile organic compounds. These and other environmental concerns have changed the way that coatings are both made and applied.

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King of the hill

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 March 2017 00:00

kinghill_mainIt basically started with a job offer. Hawk Hill Cabinetry & Custom Woodwork in Brandon, Vt., can trace its roots to a contractor/craftsman relationship.

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All on the table

Written by John English Monday, 13 March 2017 00:00

tablesaws_main“Table saw” is an inclusive term. It embraces everything from large sliding versions to cabinet, contractor and portable job-site units. So identifying trends across all of these categories can be a bit overwhelming.

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One-stop shop

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 February 2017 00:00

onestop1When Malcolm “Rusty” Brewer started a small woodworking company in 1987, he never dreamed it would grow to what it is today.

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