Say Goodbye to Shop-Made Corner Radius Jigs.
Your project is near completion but you still need to radius the corners. It could be anything from an elegant tabletop to a simple cutting board. Time to make a template jig, but now you’ll spend additional time making the jig than doing the work it’s intended for. There’s a better way!
Japan Woodworker has added high quality Silky garden saws to its Japanese hand tool product line to give customers a variety of dependable choices for their gardening and outdoor cutting projects.
During the Woodcraft Vendor Trade Show 2012, we spent some time with Scott Phillips of The American Woodshop at the Kreg Tool Company booth.
Our recent adventure takes us to Claremont, North Carolina, manufacturing home of the Whiteside Machine Company. With over 50 employees, their accumulative knowledge is over 200 years of experience just from the tool grinders, brazers, and blasters alone. Whiteside is the largest USA router bit manufacturer to date, while additionally supplying the woodworking industry with 100% Made-In-The-USA, high quality and value rated carbide tipped and solid carbide cutters.
If you read the blog on the Bosch Glide Miter Saw, then I hope you will check out the perfect mate for that saw in the new Bosch Gravity Rise Miter Stand. The miter stand, Woodcraft part number 841931, will be available on woodcraft.com in October.
What makes this saw special is not only that it’s made by Rob Cosman, a guy who cuts thousands of dovetails every year, but also that it was designed after years of teaching—and listening to—woodworkers who have taken Rob’s dovetailing seminars.
Powermatic introduced 2 new power tools at the IWF show. Woodcraft will soon be adding these to our Powermatic inventory for you the customer. First is the new PM2800, 18″ Variable Speed Drill Press. This new drill press was designed with the woodworker in mind. The twin LED lights are designed to eliminate cast shadows on the workpiece often produced by conventional lights. The twin lasers will pinpoint the bit entry on the workpiece. The expandable work table is the industry’s largest in this class. The single handle speed changer allows you to run the full range of speeds without ever touching a belt. The front mounted digital readout displays the exact speed the spindle is running. It also features a larger motor than any other drill press in its class for maximum torque. Controlling speeds from 250 rpms to 3000 rpms is as easy as turning the handle. This beefy unit will handle anything you can mount to it with it’s sturdy base, 6″ spindle travel in one rotation, and some other features you won’t want to be without.
The newest blade from Forrest Manufacturing is the 10″ Ply Veneer Worker with 70 Teeth, and is specifically designed to work with man-made materials in the plywood, vinyl clad, composite and veneer arena. Each tip is made from super hard, long life micro-grain carbide, and the ATB (35° Alternate Top Bevel) produces the smoothest cut ever seen in a hand-straightened saw blade. The 10° face hook allows for easier feed on table saws, and sides are chamfered to eliminate heat buildup and chip clearing. This thin (3/32″) kerf blade is 10″ in diameter and has a 5/8″ arbor. This blade is also available in standard (1/8″) kerf. For use on table saws and saws with slides. Made in the USA.