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Wixey digital gauge has a built-in level

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 March 2011 00:00

18_wixey_01Wixey introduced its new Digital Angle Gauge with level, model WR365, in January, designed to quickly and accurately adjust angle settings on saw blades, machinery tables and jointer fences.

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Sidewinder router lift invites change

Monday, 14 March 2011 00:00

15_sidewinder_01Woodcraft Supply is offering the Woodpeckers Sidewinder 420 Router Lift, which combines instant elevation change with remotely operated, micro-adjustments to reduce the time it takes to change a router bit, while providing a tool-free method of height adjustment. The elevation change is more than 4-1/2", the size of the aircraft aluminum plate is 9-1/4" x 11-3/4" and there are three ring openings of 1", 1-3/16" and 2-5/8" as well a the bit opening of 3-9/16".

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Porter-Cable offers small job-site router

Monday, 14 March 2011 00:00

14_portercable_01When it comes to routers, much like clamps, woodworkers can never have enough. The biggest one gets more or less permanently attached to the router table, while the all-purpose 2-1/4-hp routers are often scattered around the shop with dedicated setups.

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Bosch upgrades modular router series

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 March 2011 00:00

16_bosch_01Bosch has introduced its new 2-1/4-hp modular router series, model MR23EVS, for fixed and plunge applications. Product manager Jim Stevens says the router features about three-dozen upgrades and is the first professional modular router system with a power switch on the base handle.

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Dust Router gathers everything in sight

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 February 2011 00:00

17_dustrouter_01In the world of woodworking product development, one idea usually leads to another. After creating the Dust Cutter, a dust collection system specifically for table saws, Keen Products' president Dick Keenan started getting customer requests for another aftermarket kit to fit router tables. He went back to the drawing board and came up with the Dust Router, introduced at IWF 2010 in Atlanta, capable of capturing dust from the top and bottom of the table.

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