August 2015

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News Desk


Festool ‘keeps it in the family’ for 90th anniversary.


AWI prepares for convention in Utah.


Minwax honors ‘Do Good with Wood’ winner.


WOOD MARKETS: Restrictions make exotic woods even more desirable.


Tools & Techniques


Mozaik Software rolls out ‘paperless shop’ app.


DeWalt updates features on its sander line.


Slicing and dicing, lasers put work in a new light.


Hitachi unveils first oscillating multitool.


Anver offers air-powered vacuum lifters.


Columns


FINISHING: After the fill. By Greg Williams


THE CUTTING EDGE: A visit to a sharpening shop. By R.W. Lee


Features


PASSION IN PITTSBURGH: Bruce Berman’s furniture shop draws clients from Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia — a region he has always called home.


GREEN EQUALS GREEN: Coatings manufacturers are finding that environmental compliance can go hand-in-hand with profits.


GAINING AN EDGE: Investing in the right edgebander for smaller shops requires some due diligence with an array of options to be considered.