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Porter-Cable adds cordless brad nailer and crown stapler

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 December 2015 00:00

porter_cablePorter-Cable added a cordless 18-gauge nailer and narrow crown stapler that both run on the company’s 20-volt Max lithium-ion battery platform, thus eliminating the need for a compressor, air hose or replacement fuel cartridges.

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Nova unveils drill press with ‘smart’ motor

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 December 2015 00:00

nova1Nova has put a new twist on the drill press with its 18” DVR model, featuring a Digital Variable Reluctance “smart” motor. Developed by DVR Technology Developments in affiliation with Teknatool/Nova, it will be available in January 2016.

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Take a load off: Use machines for moving

Written by John English Monday, 14 December 2015 00:00

load1Man and machine — these are two areas of concern when handling materials in the woodshop. First, a manager needs to train people to lift properly so they avoid injury. Once that’s done, he or she can take a look at various machines and mechanical aids that help an employee lift and move parts or projects around the shop.

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Bosch turns the table with new miter saw

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 December 2015 00:00

boschBosch has introduced its new 12” dual-bevel slide miter saw, model CM12SD, featuring a front-mounted bevel control and increased cutting capacity.

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3M adds versatile Ultra Flexible sandpaper

Written by Jennifer Hicks Sunday, 13 December 2015 00:00

sanding1Looking for a better way to sand contoured shapes and difficult-to-reach areas? 3M offers a solution with its new Ultra Flexible abrasives, available in sheets and rolls.

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