Adding to the 
finishing toolbox

Adding to the finishing toolbox

There’s new equipment – from apps to spray guns - to help improve a shop’s results and efficiency.

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New band saw from South Bend

South Bend introduces a 16” band saw, model SB1080, with a 3-hp motor and 14" of resaw capacity.

Construction

Construction material prices set records

The cost of goods and services used in construction climbed by a record-setting 4.3 percent in May and 24.3 percent over the past 12 months, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data.

Woodpeckers

Woodpeckers introduces the Precision Taper Jig

Woodpeckers recently announced its new Precision Taper Jig, which offers instantly repeatable quarter-degree angle setting, material clamping, zero-clearance material support and length capacity that can extend up to 48", according to the northeast Ohio tool manufacturer.

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Spray finishing workshop announced

Carlisle Fluid Technologies and Owens Community College are teaming up to present a three-day Spray Finishing Technology Workshop, scheduled for Nov. 3-5, in Toledo, Ohio.

NAAWS

New NAAWS standard released

A revised edition of the North American Architectural Woodwork Standards, NAAWS 4.0, was released on May 31 by the Woodwork Institute and the Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada.

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Always time for wood play

Working on two major projects simultaneously, I didn’t have time to play around. So, I made time.

From down under

Businesses appear to be coming back, but there’s no denying there’s been an impact. If you’ve bought wood lately, you know that.

The beauty of being small

A little fish swimming in a big pond explains

All square

I bought my Stanley No. 20 ages ago at an antique store, or a flea market, or maybe an estate auction. It was so long ago that I honestly don’t remember. It was filthy from years of use followed by years of non-use.

Instant age

I hate getting older, personally speaking, but for some woodworking supplies something older beats something newer.