February 2015

wsn175_0215News Desk


Fine Furnishings shows see attendance gains.


‘The American Woodshop’ returns for 22nd season.


WOOD MARKETS: Red alder maintains its regional appeal.


Tools & Techniques


Festool puts you in control with Vecturo OS 400.


SawStop rolls out new job-site table saw.


Veneer use opens design opportunities.


Biesse America expands edgebanding system.


Virutex offers combo miter/table saw.


Columns


THE CUTTING EDGE: CNC tooling; feed and speed considerations. By R. W. Lee


FINISHING: Stain application. By Bob Flexner


PRO SHOP: Keeping the stock high and dry. By John English


Features


UPDATING A CLASSIC: Armed with an MBA, Scott Reader bought Rainier Woodworking Co. in Tacoma, Wash., and turned it into a 21st century operation.


BRAVE NEW WORLD: For woodshops thinking of upgrading their CNC capabilities or just entering the field of automation, these are exciting times.


LIVING ON THE EDGE: ‘Live edge’ stock offers several challenges that require some thought and planning.