It doesn’t need to be a sticky situation

sticky2Have you heard the one about the cop who tells a homeowner that her dog has been chasing a guy on a bike?

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New Products

Drillnado

Drillnado

DRILLNADO is a dust collection product for the drill press that surrounds the drill chuck and bit, collecting about 98 percent of wood dust and debris, according to a company study.

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Tools & Machines

You just can’t live without bits, blades and cutters

You just can’t live without bits, blades and cutters

Clifton, N.J., is known for being the childhood home of David Chase, the creator of “The Sopranos.” It’s also home to Forrest Mfg. (www.forrestblades.com), which has been a mainstay of the woodworking industry for more than half a century....

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Wood Markets

Bright days continue for black walnut sales

Bright days continue for black walnut sales

Used for making fine furniture, cabinetry, flooring, musical instruments and more, black walnut is selling regularly, but the price is concerning both sellers and buyers, according to hardwood dealers interviewed by Woodshop News.

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Editor's Picks

Men of steel

Men of steel

Take one craftsman with an established shop, add a businessman who owns another shop and mix thoroughly. It’s been a recipe for success at National Woodwork in Pittsburgh.

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Updating a classic

Updating a classic

In one form or another, Rainier Woodworking Co. has been making cabinets for Puget Sound customers since 1957. Scott Reader bought the Tacoma, Wash.-based shop in 2001 and has established an efficient nested-based manufacturing op...

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The damage done by dust

The damage done by dust

We breathe in two types of wood dust — organic and inorganic. The former can be spores or fungi released by deteriorating lumber, pollens, seeds, oils, plant toxins, pesticides and so on. Inorganic dust in the woodshop is primar...

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Passionate in Portland

Passionate in Portland

Do what you do best. It’s the simple advice that’s often the best advice and it seems to be working out pretty well for Mike Redmond at Creative Woodworking NW in Portland, Ore.

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