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Shop Fox 12" drum sander adds power

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 19 April 2010 00:00

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Woodstock International has updated its Shop Fox 12" drum sander, model W1740, with a more powerful conveyor motor and improved drive system. Bill Crofutt, the company's quality control manager, says the new variable speed control is one of the drum sander's highlighted features.

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SCM planers designed for precise cuts

Monday, 19 April 2010 00:00

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SCM Group has introduced its S630 series of planers designed for use by professional furniture and cabinet shops. The 24" planers have an electronic readout for table positioning and adjustable rollers in a cast-iron table before and after the cutterhead. The S630 series also has a steel sectional infeed roller to allow different thicknesses to be fed at the same time and four speed changes (20, 33, 43, and 56 fpm) to allow for better finishes for different types of materials. Both machines operate with a 12-hp three-phase motor.

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Compact Fravol edgebanders are versatile

Monday, 19 April 2010 00:00

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Thermwood Corp. offers a new compact series of automatic edgebanders from Fravol. The Fravol BEE series of machines are constructed using a steel frame and designed to be compact, but versatile and easy to use, according to Thermwood.

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Amana adds a new line of router bits

Monday, 19 April 2010 00:00

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Amana Tool has introduced a line of solid surface router bits - including roundover, ogee and bevel profiles - designed for undermount bowl and sink applications involving solid-surface countertops. The two-flute, carbide-tipped bits contain an Ultra-Guide high-performance ball-bearing guide assembly, which enables fabricators to craft decorative and finished countertop edges in a variety of sink and bowl installations.

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Freud rail and stile set offers plenty of options

Monday, 19 April 2010 00:00

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Freud has unveiled its Premier Adjustable Rail & Stile System, allowing the user to build any style cabinet door in a wide range of door thicknesses and sizes.

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