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Canadian toolmaker JessEm has introduced a substantial sequel to their popular Mite-R-Excel table saw miter gauge. Impeccably made, this drool-worthy accessory is flush with well-designed features, and is one of the best accessories you can get for your table saw. 

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New tools typically come with a few hex keys required for assembly and adjustment. If you collected and organized those Allen wrenches, you could probably get by without a dedicated set in your shop. The problem is that those cheap versions often strip easily and are too small to use comfortably. This set from Wera Tools solves all that. 

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The benchtop jointer market is chock-full of 6" machines, but not many 8" models. RIKON Power Tools has addressed this lack with their new 20-800H 8" jointer. 

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Not all of my assets for successful woodworking live in my tool cabinet. I hold this insulated tumbler on par with both my block plane and pocket square when it comes to shop efficiency.

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Since using fellow editor Paul Anthony’s Adjust-A-Bench some years ago, I’ve suffered a bit of bench envy. So I jumped at the opportunity to test Adjust-A-Bench inventor Geoff Noden’s new Craftsman Hardware Package. 

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Bora Portamate has introduced a new power tool edge guide, along with a line of accompanying accessories. 

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This handy telescoping tool grabs bits, bolts, washers, nuts, or any of the many things that slip from the grip of my buttery fingers. I don’t recall buying it; I think I simply found it my toolbox years ago, and have been thrilled to have it ever since. 

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Triton’s newest benchtop sander offers two capable sanders in one convenient, clever package. It’s essentially an oscillating spindle sander with the added functionality of a small, stationary belt sander. 

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Like many woodworkers, I often pulled my old bevel-down Stanley #151 “gull wing” spokeshaves into play to help shape and smooth curved workpieces of all sorts, using the flat-sole version for straight or convex surfaces, and the radiused-sole model for concave shapes. 

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Rikon has a new “contractor saw,” but this designation doesn’t do the tool justice. Instead of hanging the motor off the back of the saw and relying on a long V-belt to transfer power to the blade arbor pulley (standard contractor saw configuration), Rikon has located the motor inside a fully enclosed cabinet. 

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