Woodworking Tools and Woodworking Machinery Article Archives

ShopBot releases Retro Z axis upgrade

Wednesday, 06 May 2009 14:08

ShopBot Tools has developed an aftermarket accessory, the Retro Z Axis, that replaces the old-style Z axis assembly on ShopBot’s PR and PRT CNC models manufactured until 2006. The new Z axis is the same as the one used on ShopBot’s current PRS line of tools and greatly increases rigidity and accuracy of the older machines, according to Gordon Bergfors, the company’s development director.



Pinske-Edge debuts new squaring press

Wednesday, 06 May 2009 14:07

Pinske-Edge launched its new squaring press in May at the Kitchen/Bath Industry Show & Conference in Atlanta. The machine is designed to put a square chisel cut in the corner of cabinet doors, and is ideal for cabinetmakers that use wood and glass inset panels in their cabinet doors, according to the company.



Epilog Laser launches Zing 24

Wednesday, 06 May 2009 14:06

Epilog Laser, a producer of CO2 and fiber laser engraving, cutting and marking systems, launched the Zing 24 laser engraver in March. The machine, which fits into the company’s entry-level product category, provides woodworkers with a wide variety of options for laser-engraving projects, such as box tops or panels.



Dynabrade unveils Silver Supreme line

Wednesday, 06 May 2009 14:04

Dynabrade has introduced an extensive line of air-powered random orbital sanders designed for use in high-production areas. The Dynorbital Silver Supreme sanders are suited for flat and horizontal sanding on wood, metal, composites, solid surface, plastic, fiberglass and other materials.



TigerScan: more production and less waste

Tuesday, 31 March 2009 19:37

TigerStop, a manufacturer of automatic stop/gauge and pusher systems, has added the TigerScan, a push feed optimizing system designed to increase production while reducing waste in shops that make windows, face frames, cabinet doors, passage doors, and furniture parts, for example. TigerScan optimizes material, counts pieces, and gives the right length and quantity.



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