Woodworking Tools and Woodworking Machinery Article Archives
Written by Jennifer Hicks Wednesday, 31 December 2008 14:51Freud introduced a handheld doweling joiner at IWF 2008 designed for making strong and accurate joinery and for precise line boring applications. The tool’s versatility makes it an exceptional value for woodworking professionals, says Freud’s Eric Baker.
Written by Jennifer Hicks Wednesday, 03 December 2008 00:00SL-Laser Systems, a German company with U.S. headquarters in Charlotte, N.C., introduced the ProCollector at IWF 2008. It’s a job-site measuring, templating and layout tool that can generate real-time CAD files.
Friday, 05 December 2008 00:00Woodstock International introduced its Shop Fox 10" sliding table saw, model W1811, at IWF 2008. The 5-hp single-phase machine draws 22 amps and is capable of cutting sheet goods up to 78-1/2" wide x 63" long, using the sliding table and crosscut fence. The saw includes a standard rip fence for traditional table saw cuts with up to a 33" maximum ripping width and has a scoring blade that can be raised and lowered independent of the main blade, along with a riving knife and guard.
Written by Jennifer Hicks Wednesday, 03 December 2008 00:00Jet has updated its 14" closed-stand band saw to offer a 12" re-saw capacity without the need for riser blocks. The new saw, model JWBS-14DXPRO, also features a 1-1/4-hp motor, micro-adjustable blade guides, and an overall beefier design, according to product manager Patrick Curry.
Thursday, 04 December 2008 16:49Freud America Inc. displayed a potpourri of products at IWF 2008, including a new line of Double-Grind straight router bits and a large expansion of its Quadra-Cut router bit line. Numerous industrial saw blades with the company’s red Perma-SHIELD coating or Silver ICE coatings were also showcased.
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