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KCD software has custom library feature

Written by Mike Trocchi Monday, 13 December 2010 00:00

The goal of KCD Software's new cabinet design program, Version 9 Custom Library Creator, is to boost productivity while simplifying the design process. The product allows designers in traditional or CNC production to create and save a personal library of custom cabinet and closet units with a click of the mouse. It is ideal for independent shops, as well as for companies with their own franchises that want to create their own unique menus.



General’s Excalibur now has tilting head

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 December 2010 00:00

24_productsGeneral International has added a 45-degree left- or right-tilting head- and front-mounted electronic variable speed control on its new Excalibur 16" throat-capacity scroll saw.



Delta debuts portable thickness planer

Written by Jennifer Hicks Sunday, 12 December 2010 00:00

20_tools_techDelta Machinery has introduced a new 13" portable thickness planer, model 22-590, designed to reduce snipe and provide full width planning capability.



Planit software boosts automation options

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 15 November 2010 00:00

20_planit_01Planit recently introduced two new software applications to help the small- to mid-size woodworking shop. Cab-2-Nest software provides a turnkey solution for nested-based manufacturing, while the Screen-to-Machine software has been expanded to work with competitors' CAD programs.



Rockler introduces the CNC Shark Pro Plus

Monday, 15 November 2010 00:00

23_rockler_01Rockler Woodworking & Hardware has expanded its CNC offerings with the Shark Pro Plus, a bench-top machine with a table measuring 28-1/2" x 36" and most often used for machining, routing and engraving metal, wood and plastic.



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