March 2015

woodshop_175News Desk

Combined home-building shows see big Vegas crowds.

WIC welcomes industry to San Antonio in April.

Society of Arts & Crafts hires new director.

WOOD MARKETS: Maples sales are strong in winter months.

Tools & Techniques

Festool offers new edgebander.

Pony Tools rolls out E-Z Hold clamp.

Grizzly debuts hybrid table saw.

Thermwood adds custom programming option.

Lumber lessons: Understand the rules and save big.


FINISHING: Airless sprayers. By Bob Flexner

PRO SHOP: Moving money. By Mark E. Battersby

THE CUTTING EDGE: Preparing to add a CNC router. By R.W. Lee


REAPING THE REWARDS: A gamble on an apprenticeship and a national show schedule has paid off for G. Keener & Co.

THE DAMAGE DONE BY DUST: Your dust control system needs to collect virtually all the residue in your shop in order for you and your employees to remain healthy.

SOMETHING IN THE AIR: Sprayed finishes are becoming more popular, so here’s a guide to what delivery system is best for you.