November 2016

wsn1116_175News Desk

Bosch stands its ground after SawStop ruling.

Stanley Black & Decker buys Irwin, Lenox brands.

Craft fund honored by American Craft Council.

Society of Arts and Crafts awards North Carolina artist.

WOOD MARKETS: Price changes lead customers to hard maple.


PRO SHOP: Saving shop classes. By Jerry Hund

THE CUTTING EDGE: Shaper Origin. By R.W. Lee

FINISHING: Grouping finishes. By Bob Flexner

Tools & Techniques

New portables put more power in your palm.

Hybrid PantoRouter adds options and safety.

Powermatic offers three-axis CNC routers.

Rikon adds power to Deluxe band saw.

Wood Wizz rolls out new surfacing machine.


FEELIN’ GOOD: Irie Cabinetry of Denver combines an upbeat West Indies attitude with a bustling backlog.

GREEN WAVE: It’s an open-and-shut case: cabinet and furniture components manufacturers have to adapt to new EPA regulations.

AHEAD OF THE CURVE: Adding a laser to your CNC can enhance production, introduce new techniques and get the creative juices flowing.