Woodworking Tools and Woodworking Machinery Article Archives

Festool dust collectors add new feature

Tuesday, 18 January 2011 00:00

13_tools_techFestool has added two new dust extractors - the CT 26 and CT 36 models - that feature improvements from its predecessors, the CT 22 and CT 33 models. The latest versions include HEPA (high-efficiency particulate air) filtration, variable suction control, tool-triggered operation, tool storage capabilities and an antistatic hose. The HEPA filters are capable of capturing 99.97 percent of all particulates down to 0.3 microns, according to the company.



Grex brad nailer can be your ‘buddy’

Written by Jennifer Hicks Tuesday, 18 January 2011 00:00

20_tools_techIn effort to help trim carpenters and other woodworking professionals master precise detail work, Grex Power Tools has redesigned its 18-gauge brad nailer and named it "Green Buddy."



Williams & Hussey makes molder changes

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 January 2011 00:00

21_tools_techWilliams & Hussey has added a chip extractor, guide system and new machine base to its model 209, 206 and 154 molders. The new features are the direct result of customer feedback, according to company president Steve Carter.



Delta drill press features twin laser

Written by Jennifer Hicks Sunday, 16 January 2011 00:00

17_tools_techDelta Machinery introduced the latest version of its 18" laser drill press, model 18-900L at IWF 2010 in Atlanta, offering a crosshair twin laser feature, 3/4-hp motor and 6" quill stroke. Furniture makers can use it for drilling holes in tables and chairs, turners for hollowing out solid pieces of wood, and production cabinetmakers for drilling holes for hinges and shelving.



CNC Software unveils Mastercam Router X

Sunday, 16 January 2011 00:00

CNC Software has released Mastercam Router X5, featuring new enhancements to improve shop floor productivity, according to the company.



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