August 2014

wn_0814_175News Desk

Fanuc America offers CNC training for schools

North Bennet graduate wins craftsmanship award.

Minwax honors New York guild’s community work.

WOOD MARKETS: Buyers make the switch to African mahogany.

Tools & Techniques

TigerStop rip system will debut at IWF.

Servair will showcase three sanding booths at IWF.

Thermwood set to debut Cut Ready.

Kreg Tool offers lower-cost Foreman pocket-hole machine.

NAP Gladu set to unveil AirPro collet nut.

Senco rolls out new air-compressor line.


THE CUTTING EDGE: 3-D printing. By Ralph W. Bagnall

FINISHING: Getting the scoop from the ‘Groop.’ By Greg Williams

PRO SHOP: Training the next generation. By John English


A GIANT IN THE BAY AREA: Seidman Woodworks survived a tough California market during the recession and continues to thrive against its competition

KNOCKING ON WOOD: The choice between wood plastic composites and natural, untreated wood isn’t always a black-and-white decision.

GOING WITH THE FLOW: At 74, J.D. Elsmore keeps busy in his Nevada shop, saying he and his son are ‘drowning in work.’