May 2016

wsn_0516_175News Desk

 ‘Ellen’ design finalists will appear at Fine Furnishings events.

Washington school hands out Founders Award.

 ‘Woodworker’s Gym’ gains members in Milwaukee.

Techno CNC completes project for bus company.

WOOD MARKETS: Supply is up, but demand down for cherry.

Tools & Techniques

Jet adds new features to 40” wood lathe.

Rikon revamps its 14-inch band saw.

Shop Fox rolls out new hybrid table saw.

Fein updates multitool and adds product accessories.

Aggregate heads: A new angle of approach.


PRO SHOP: Taking care of the ‘whole man.’ By David Getts

FINISHING: The wrong message. By Bob Flexner

THE CUTTING EDGE: Spindle repair. By R.W. Lee


IT TOOK A VILLAGE: From working out of a garage to refinancing during the recession, the family ownership at Village Handcrafted Cabinetry has persevered.

CHANGES ON THE FLY: Rapid advances in CNC software are allowing woodshops to do everything from accounting to design at the touch of a button.

TOTAL RECALL: The memory built into CNC routing systems has enabled jig builders to do a little dance when trying to save time in the shop.