February 2016

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News Desk


CMA brings back regional events.


Woodworking Industry Conference heads to Cancun, Mexico.


Rockler stores offer winter turning demos.


WOOD MARKETS: The trendy imports.


Columns


PRO SHOP: Time to maximize deductions. By Mark E. Battersby


THE CUTTING EDGE: Adding CNC to a small shop. By R.W. Lee


FINISHING: Using thinners. By Greg Williams


Tools & Techniques


Coatings manufacturers hear changes in the air.


“Tornado” nut brings dust collection under control.


Jet unveils cyclone dust-collector line.


Microvellum adds updates to modeling software.


Powermatic drums up new sander features.


Features


BETTER WITH AGE: Michael Humphries Woodworking has been around for 40 years, but has adapted to changes in styles and customer requests.


KICKING THE TIRES: A CNC purchase is about more than buying the machine. It’s about finding what works best for you.


TIPTOP COUNTERTOPS: The Southside Woodshop has built a reputation from Virginia to Montana for old-fashioned quality work.


MOISTURE METERS CAN MEAN ALL THE DIFFERENCE: Buying a reliable one can help you avoid post-production snafus such as cracks, crooks and cupping.