Woodworking Tools and Woodworking Machinery Article Archives

Gentec converters offer 3-phase access

Written by Jennifer Hicks Tuesday, 22 September 2009 18:36

16_gentec_01What better place than Las Vegas - land of a gazillion light bulbs - for Gentec to exhibit its 3-phase converters at the AWFS fair?



Pytha pitches 3-D CAD software in U.S.

Written by Jennifer Hicks Tuesday, 22 September 2009 18:33

15_pytha_01Company says its design program can add another dimension to the enhancement of cabinetmaking projects



Ridgid 10" table saw is recalled

Tuesday, 22 September 2009 18:03

06_tablesaw_01One World Technologies Inc. of Anderson, S.C., in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, voluntarily recalled a Ridgid 10" table saw, model R4511. The table saw's arbor shaft can fail when used with a stacked dado set, which can be ejected from the saw, posing a potential laceration hazard to consumers.



Festool offers one-handed planer

Thursday, 27 August 2009 00:00

17_festool_01For the first time, Festool has unveiled a one-handed planer to the market, its model EHL 65E. In the past, the company has showcased its two-handed planer, the HL 850, but now some of the attributes of the larger tool have been incorporated into the one-handed planer.



General adds longer stroke to new drill press

Written by Jennifer Hicks Wednesday, 26 August 2009 20:32

19_drillpress_01General International introduced a new 17" drill press with an extended stroke, tilting table and adjustable spindle tension, model 75-260 M1, at the AWFS fair in July. But the extra-long 6" stroke is the most significant feature as it provides for better drilling capacity, says marketing manager Norman Frampton. Most drill presses of this size have a 3" to 3-1/2" stroke.



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