Woodworking Tools and Woodworking Machinery Article Archives

Virutex brings combo saw to U.S. market

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 15 June 2015 00:00

virutexVirutex is bringing a combination miter/table saw, model TM33, to the U.S. market. It’s been available in Europe and South America and is especially popular with finish carpenters and custom woodworkers for job-site work, according to company president Alex Akavan.

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Thermwood updates CNC machining center

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 15 June 2015 00:00

thermwoodThermwood redesigned its FrameBuilder 53 series 3-axis CNC machining center, adding rack-and-pinion drives for the X and Y axes and a new gantry.

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You just can’t live without bits, blades and cutters

Written by John English Monday, 15 June 2015 00:00

grooves1Clifton, N.J., is known for being the childhood home of David Chase, the creator of “The Sopranos.” It’s also home to Forrest Mfg. (www.forrestblades.com), which has been a mainstay of the woodworking industry for more than half a century.

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Vacuum presses: Commercial and shop-built solutions

Written by John English Monday, 18 May 2015 00:00

vacuumThe concept of a vacuum press is pretty simple: it’s a device that applies an equal amount of clamping pressure over a large area by using an electric or pneumatic pump to suck the air out of a big plastic bag.

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Ironwood rolls out new wide belt sander line

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 May 2015 00:00

ironwoodIronwood, a brand of woodworking machinery available exclusively from Stiles Machinery, added a new wide belt sander line with four models.

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