The value in veneer

veneer1Merriam-Webster defines veneer as “a layer of wood of superior value or excellent grain to be glued to an inferior wood,” or “any of the thin layers bonded together to form plywood.”

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New Products

Rikon wet sharpener

Rikon wet sharpener

RIKON offers a new 8” wet sharpener.

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New Products

Tools & Machines

Adobe Illustrator add-on gives design preview

Adobe Illustrator add-on gives design preview

Image Paint, from Amazon Canvas, is a new software program for designing and producing wood inlay and marquetry features. The add-on for the graphics editing program, Adobe Illustrator, provides an accurate rendering of the final design along with th...

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Tools & Machines

Wood Markets

Hard maple sales have seen better days

Hard maple sales have seen better days

Hard maple’s popularity has waned, according to hardwood dealers interviewed by Woodshop News who describe current demand as average at best.

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Wood Markets

Editor's Picks

Buoyed by a backlog

Buoyed by a backlog

Andy Sutherland, owner of New Hampshire Woodworks in Manchester, N.H., had a ready answer to a question about running a successful custom shop:

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Airing it out

Airing it out

Why would a woodshop want to add pneumatic capabilities?

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Center of your universe

Center of your universe

They’re called either combination, multi-purpose or multi-function machines. Their most obvious advantage might not actually be their best feature.

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Kicking the tires

Kicking the tires

Making a sizeable investment in CNC capabilities isn’t just about buying a machine. It’s also about new techniques and new partners in production; presale education and post-sale technical support; floor space and dust collect...

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