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Sunhill Machinery adds line of jointer feeders

Thursday, 05 February 2009 15:38

Sunhill Machinery, a manufacturer and importer of woodworking machines, is now selling the Joint-Mate line of jointer feeders from Co-Matic Machinery Co. of Taiwan. Billed as the first jointer feeders in the world, the three models are designed to provide consistent results, production efficiency and added safety. A variable-speed jointer feeder is available for 6" and 8" jointers, while four-speed jointer feeders are offered for 8" to 14" jointers and 12" to 20" jointers.



Remote pods expand clamping capabilities

Thursday, 05 February 2009 15:37

For years, the Micro Fence Vacuum Center Assembly has provided the pneumatic clamping ability for the company’s ellipse jig and circle jig. The company recently introduced a switch and remote 4-1/2" x 4-1/2" pods to the system, which expands the clamping capabilities to include larger work pieces of a variety of materials.



Porter-Cable drills offer power options

Written by Jennifer Hicks Thursday, 05 February 2009 15:33

Porter-Cable recently launched a new line of corded and cordless power tools and accessories designed for the professional user.



More granite on Steel City 14" band saw

Friday, 06 February 2009 00:00

Steel City Tool Works is sticking with its theme of “Welcome to the Stone Age” with the introduction of a granite lower wheel on its Deluxe 14" band saw. Granite was first introduced as the top surface for the company’s 10" table saw, and later added as the material for the beds and fences of its 6" and 8" jointers. Within the last year, the 14" Deluxe band saw started sporting a granite table.



Hitachi marks event with miter saw redesign

Written by Jennifer Hicks Friday, 06 February 2009 00:00

Hitachi Power Tools has updated its two 8-1/2" sliding compound miter saws, models C8FSE and C8FSHE, to commemorate the company’s invention of the tool 20 years ago.



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