Woodworking Tools and Woodworking Machinery Article Archives

Striebig adds touch-screen features

Monday, 14 June 2010 00:00

18_striebig_01Striebig has announced significant changes to its Swiss-made Evolution and Control vertical panel saws. The two saws offer new features including a touch-screen color display panel, a laser light guide to assist with horizontal cuts, and the ability to upload cut lists via a USB memory stick. Once the operator imports the cut list from the USB stick, it can be called up on the screen and it appears in the form of a spreadsheet. The Control model offers automatic travel features, while the Evolution model primarily operates under manual conditions.

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Prazi system gets you in the ‘groove’

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 June 2010 00:00

20_prazi_01While the name suggests a dance club or perhaps a record label, the GrooveCenter is a new router table fence-position system available from Prazi U.S.A. It allows the user to cut a groove in the stock's exact center and pulls double duty as an aid to setting up lock miter bits.

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TimeSavers adds two wide belt sanders

Monday, 14 June 2010 00:00

24_timesavers_01TimeSavers has bolstered its line of SpeedSander wide belt sanders with the introduction of 25" and 43" models to join its 37" model, which has been available for about six years. The new machines have the TimeSavers A-frame design, which made its debut in the 37" model.

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Senco unveils new line of finish nailers

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 June 2010 00:00

22_senco_01Pneumatic tool manufacturer Senco recently introduced its new Fusion line of finish nailers. Available in both 15- and 18-gauge models, the nailers combine the qualities of air and cordless technologies to maximize job-site performance and portability without the hassle of a hose and compressor.

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Leigh’s dovetail jig gets major upgrade

Sunday, 13 June 2010 00:00

Leigh Industries has made two significant upgrades to its D4R Pro Dovetail Jig, which now has the capability to perform single-pass half-blind dovetail joints and route two sizes of adjustable box joints using the standard dovetail finger assembly.

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