April 2017

wsn_0417_175News Desk

Doug Mockett honors 2016 product-design winners.

AWFS plans hall expansion for 2017 show.

Furniture Society merges with woodturners group on annual meeting.

WOOD MARKETS: Butternut sales buoyed by its lighter tone.

Tools & Techniques

Festool debuts line of hand-sanding products.

Universal Laser Systems offers new filtrations systems.

Bessey Tools debuts new IBeam clamp.

Superior adds Artisan line featuring thicker veneers.

Laguna Tools rolls out SmartShop LD4 CNC.

Reliable tooling suppliers are a vital source.


THE CUTTING EDGE: Honesty is the best policy. By Jay Hilligrass

PRO SHOP: Clearing the air. By John English


NORTHERN NICHE: DAJ Fine Woodworking carves out a market in the Mount Washington Valley in New Hampshire.

JOINERY JIGSAWS: The options are endless and always evolving for this ancient craft.

A NEW HOPE IN OHIO: Father-son combo started their CNC shop during the Great Recession and things took off from there.