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Hitachi debuts 18-volt lithium-ion drill

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 21 July 2014 00:00

hitachiHitachi Power Tools introduced the 18-volt Lithium-Ion DGL series drill/driver, model DS18DGL, in May. The tool is well-balanced and comfortable for extended use, says product manager Brett Bishop.

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Makita miter saw has larger cutting capacity

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 21 July 2014 00:00

makitaMakita introduced a new 10” sliding compound miter saw, model LS1018, designed to deliver a large cutting capacity and improved accuracy, according to the company.

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Accuride revamps Easy-Close drawer slide

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 21 July 2014 00:00

accurideAccuride recently enhanced its 3832 Easy-Close drawer slide to provide installers and end users with better performance and reliability. The product was redesigned to provide greater tolerances to accommodate construction and material variances and ease installation.

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Freud Tools updates Premier Fusion Blade

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 21 July 2014 00:00

freudFreud Tools launched its updated Next Generation 10” Premier Fusion Blade in May, featuring what the company refers to as its Fusion Trio Tooth Design.

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Learning to love lasers

Written by John English Monday, 21 July 2014 00:00

laser2For decades, we’ve seen examples of engraved photos and other artwork done by lasers. And while ad-specialty manufacturers have put these machines to good use, most commercial woodshops don’t really have a need for engraving. If it occasionally comes up, they can outsource it. And there’s not much use for the machine other than burning designs, right?

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