New & Notable: Issue 6

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This article is from Issue 6 of Woodcraft Magazine.


(prices are approximate)




Identify Yourself

Woodworking T-Shirts

Catchy slogans and vibrant colors on heavyweight preshrunk cotton T-shirts. $15-$17 woodcraft.com




Cut Comfortably

Hitachi C12LSH Sliding Miter Saw

Dual compound sliding saw introduces compact slide system that requires zero rear clearance. Also features top-mounted LCD scale and laser marker. $650 hitachipowertools.com


Cut Cordlessly

DeWalt DC385K Cordless Reciprocating Saw

This cordless reciprocating saw  has a stroke length of 1-1/8" and a four-position blade clamp for increased versatility. $200 dewalt.com





Find Your Angle

Kreg Jig K3 Master System

A three-drill guide block fits into a bench-top base and a separate smaller, portable base for easy drilling of accurate, clean-cut pocket holes. $150 kregtool.com 


Measure Miters

Starrett Pro-Site 7" Protractor

All the accuracy and features of Starrett’s 12" model in a smaller size. Two scales for use in any position, machined aluminum legs and adjustable friction pivot. $50 starrett.com




Color Your World

Jumbo Acrylic Acetate Pen Blanks

Rich colors and patterns in a material that cuts easily and polishes to a liquid finish. $4 each  woodcraft.com


See Blue

True Blue e70 Box Level

Levels available in 24", 48" and 72" have signature blue liquid and guaranteed accuracy to .0005" in all 10 working positions. $35-$70 empirelevel.com






Bond With Wood

Titebond Melamine Glue

Ideal for bonding melamine and vinyl-coated products to wood and other porous materials, it also offers higher heat resistance than regular wood glue. $25/gallon titebond.com




Smooth and Shape

Auriou Rasps & Rifflers

Fine-grade carbon steel is forged and shaped by hand, then stitched to the edges and tips. Small, sharp teeth make for effortless cutting and long life. $40-$100 woodcraft.com

Measure Without Tape

Brumley Tools Trim-Gauge

Use this handy multipurpose tool for fast, accurate trim installation, to establish reveals, adjust power tool settings, as a level or depth gauge and much more. $12 trimgauge.com






Off the Wall

Craftsman “Clean-N-Carry”

This 5-hp wall-mounted unit stores up and out of the way, but is easily removable for shop vacuuming chores. $99.99 sears.com/craftsman





Drill With Precision

Woodcraft Drill Press Laser

Laser technology lets the operator drill with increased accuracy using this battery-powered unit that mounts to a variety of bench and stationary drill presses. $40 woodcraft.com




Resuscitate Your Bits

Drill Doctor Drill Bit Sharpener

Revamped Drill Doctor features one-piece alignment system and longer jaws for increased precision to sharpen a large range of popular bits. Available in three models including the DD500X, shown here. $130 drilldoctor.com




Corral Your Cords 

Cable Clamp

Say goodbye to your cord clutter with this handy cable clamp available in several sizes to collect your cords neatly in a compact space.$1-$2 cableclamp.com



Stop the Slamming

Blum Tandem Drawer Slides

Blum’s Blumotion slides control drawers so the last few inches of travel are gentle and quiet. Available in 15", 18" and 21" versions. $47/pair blum.com

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