August 2015


News Desk

Festool ‘keeps it in the family’ for 90th anniversary.

AWI prepares for convention in Utah.

Minwax honors ‘Do Good with Wood’ winner.

WOOD MARKETS: Restrictions make exotic woods even more desirable.

Tools & Techniques

Mozaik Software rolls out ‘paperless shop’ app.

DeWalt updates features on its sander line.

Slicing and dicing, lasers put work in a new light.

Hitachi unveils first oscillating multitool.

Anver offers air-powered vacuum lifters.


FINISHING: After the fill. By Greg Williams

THE CUTTING EDGE: A visit to a sharpening shop. By R.W. Lee


PASSION IN PITTSBURGH: Bruce Berman’s furniture shop draws clients from Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia — a region he has always called home.

GREEN EQUALS GREEN: Coatings manufacturers are finding that environmental compliance can go hand-in-hand with profits.

GAINING AN EDGE: Investing in the right edgebander for smaller shops requires some due diligence with an array of options to be considered.