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Ridgid 10" table saw is recalled

Tuesday, 22 September 2009 18:03

06_tablesaw_01One World Technologies Inc. of Anderson, S.C., in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, voluntarily recalled a Ridgid 10" table saw, model R4511. The table saw's arbor shaft can fail when used with a stacked dado set, which can be ejected from the saw, posing a potential laceration hazard to consumers.



Festool offers one-handed planer

Thursday, 27 August 2009 00:00

17_festool_01For the first time, Festool has unveiled a one-handed planer to the market, its model EHL 65E. In the past, the company has showcased its two-handed planer, the HL 850, but now some of the attributes of the larger tool have been incorporated into the one-handed planer.



General adds longer stroke to new drill press

Written by Jennifer Hicks Wednesday, 26 August 2009 20:32

19_drillpress_01General International introduced a new 17" drill press with an extended stroke, tilting table and adjustable spindle tension, model 75-260 M1, at the AWFS fair in July. But the extra-long 6" stroke is the most significant feature as it provides for better drilling capacity, says marketing manager Norman Frampton. Most drill presses of this size have a 3" to 3-1/2" stroke.



Rockler features two new products at AWFS

Written by Jennifer Hicks Wednesday, 26 August 2009 20:25

16_rockler_01Rockler Woodworking and Hardware had a lot of activity in its small booth at the AWFS fair in Las Vegas, as attendees lingered to learn more about several new shop accessories introduced at the biennial woodworking show.



Grizzly offers ‘scaled-down’ 10" sliding table saw

Wednesday, 26 August 2009 20:06

16_grizzly_01New machine features a back-cutting adjustable scoring blade, small footprint and a single-phase, 5-hp motor



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