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October 2018



News Desk

IWF 2018: Much to see  and learn.
Design Emphasis higlights student work at IWF.
Top seven products receive Challengers Awards at IWF.

WOOD MARKETS: Ash has an uncertain future.

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THE  CUTTING EDGE: AutoCAD’s Fusion 360. By R.W. Lee

FINISHING: Strippers are under attack. By Bob Flexner


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Tools & Techniques

  • Kyocera Senco’s new  16-gauge nailer packs a punch. 
  •  Rikon adds DVR motor as accessory to 14” band saws.
  • Festool adds pre-separator, CT Cyclone, for its vacuums.
  • Next from Next Wave is the CNC Hammerhead.
  • iDry: A kiln for small shops.
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ALL THE RIGHT MOVES: Relocating to Northern California  and acquiring a Closet Factory franchise have helped Feist Cabinets & Woodworks achieve over 30 years of growth.


A SHINING EXAMPLE: With a shop powered by the sun, Lantz Custom Woodworking marches toward  an even brighter future. 

IS YOUR BUSINESS PLAN ON THE MONEY?: As you prepare for 2019, there’s no shortage of major issues to consider.

DO WE STILL NEED TO MEASURE TWICE?: New digital templating tools are making tape measures and plywood templates obsolete.

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