December 2015


News Desk

WMMA hits Capitol Hill to lobby for the industry.

Phoenix woodworking school has new workspace.

Wood-Mizer honors annual contest winners.

WOOD MARKETS: Cherry sales level off during recent “lull.”

Tools & Techniques

Take a load off by using machines to move materials.

3M offers new innovation in sandpaper.

Bosch turns the table with new miter saw.

Porter-Cable adds cordless brad nailer, stapler.

Nova unveils drill press with “smart” motor.


PRO SHOP: Inclusive marketing. By Lloyd R. Manning

FINISHING: New regulations offer opportunities. By Greg Williams

THE CUTTING EDGE: Ordering software. By R. W. Lee


FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS: Suburban St. Louis shop grew from a one-man operation to a 33,000-square-foot cabinet giant over two decades.

CENTER OF YOUR UNIVERSE: Multipurpose machines put core tools in a small physical space and allow you to get the job done in less time.

SERVICE CALL: Keeping your shop’s machines in working order requires a plan for timely maintenance.