May 2017

wsn_0517_175News Desk

Emerging artists honored at Philly furniture show.

AWFS showcase will have a futuristic focus.

SawStop wins a legal round in table saw dispute.

WOOD MARKETS: Walnut sales sees a sustained spike.

Tools & Techniques

Furniture maker creates brand of mineral fillers.

Festool Connectors boost on-site capabilities.

MicroJig makes dados a done deal with MatchFit.

Accuride debuts new undermount slide.

DeWalt adds power to Flexvolt line.


PRO SHOP: ACA obligations. By Mark E. Battersby

FINISHING: From cars to wood. By Bob Flexner

THE CUTTING EDGE: Buying used machinery. By R.W. Lee


UPSTATE, BUT ALWAYS IN TOUCH: Hal Moore has built his Western New York shop into a diverse custom-build and lumber business.

THROUGH THICK AND THIN: Powder coating and other finishing techniques offer long-lasting solutions against scratches, dents and fading.

AVOID UPGRADE ANXIETY: CNC technology is always advancing, but it can be to your benefit even if it feels tough to keep up.

EDGEBANDING IS ANYTHING BUT ORDINARY: Some methods and materials can save time and money others vary in quality and composition.