Woodworking Tools and Woodworking Machinery Article Archives

Craftsman adds granite to planer line

Monday, 17 May 2010 00:00

020_tools_tech_1Craftsman is the latest machine manufacturer to bring granite to the table. The company has introduced 13" and 12-1/2" granite-top planers and a 4-1/8" planer/jointer with a granite table and fence.

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Martin’s slider tackles the big jobs

Monday, 17 May 2010 00:00

018_tools_techMartin has unveiled its T75 PreX sliding table saw, a larger version of its previously released dual-tilting T60 saw. While the T60 is limited to a 12-1/2" saw blade, the T75 can fit up to a 20" blade, producing a maximum cutting height of 8" at 90 degrees.

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General provides options with new cabinet saw

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 May 2010 00:00

019_tools_techGeneral International has produced a new 10" left-tilt, 3-hp cabinet saw with a riving-style splitter/blade guard assembly and anti-kickback pawls, and a separate European-style riving knife.

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A finish nailer without the hose

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 May 2010 00:00

Hitachi Power Tools has introduced a gas/battery-powered 18-gauge finish nailer, model NT50GS. The nailer weighs about 4 lbs. and does not require the use of a compressor or hose. It's powered by a lithium-ion battery and gas fuel cell.

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Trusted tools you need by your side

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

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When given a moment to think about it, every professional woodworker has their own personal list of favorite tools. When it comes to stationary machines, their notes compare in that table saws, planers and jointers are all essential shop staples. But when narrowing down their Top 10 portable tools, such as hand-held and bench-top items, the list varies depending on their niche.

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