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Laguna Tools updates its Fusion saw

Written by Jennifer Hicks Tuesday, 16 July 2013 00:00

lagunaLaguna Tools has updated its Fusion 10” table saw, which comes standard with either a 36” or 52” rip capacity. It features a 1-3/4-hp motor and operates on 110-volt power.

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Bioformix unveils new wood adhesive

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 15 July 2013 00:00

bioformixBioformix introduced Nexabond 2500 instant wood adhesive in May, a water-free glue that speeds up project completion by reducing assembly time and allowing for sanding and finishing in minutes, according to the company.

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DeWalt delivers with its gyroscopic screwdriver

Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 15 July 2013 00:00

dewalt1Every now and then, a new tool comes out that’s just plain fun to use. The first thing anyone’s going to do with DeWalt’s new gyroscopic screwdriver is watch it run left and right with a corresponding wrist turn. Then another 15 minutes will pass as you make it run faster or slower. At some point, you’ll finally put a bit in the chuck and start practicing with actual screws.

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Virutex speeds up stair layout process

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 15 July 2013 00:00

virutexVirutex’s new template for closed and open stair treads, model PFP, eliminates the need for woodworkers and carpenters to design the full stair layout, leading to quick and precise construction of a staircase, according to the company.

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Do hand tools have a place in today’s shop?

Written by John English Sunday, 14 July 2013 00:00

handtoolsJim Krenov was a hand tools guy. In his waning years, despite macular degeneration, he spent a lot of time building bench planes. With his sight failing, he enjoyed the tactile nature of the exercise.

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