A new hope in Ohio

ohio_carvingPut two guys together with a CNC router and you have everything you need to create a robust business. At least that’s the way it happened at Chmura Custom Woodworks in the Cleveland suburb of Independence, Ohio. Well, that’s almost the way it happened.

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New Products

DeWalt compact reciprocating saw

DeWalt compact reciprocating saw

DEWALT has a new compact reciprocating saw, model, DCS367, as part of its 20-volt Max cordless product offerings.

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New Products

Tools & Machines

Bessey Tools debuts new IBeam clamp

Bessey Tools debuts new IBeam clamp

Bessey Tools added its version of an I-beam style clamp, called the IBeam, to fill a product void after Pony Tools suspended operations in May 2016.

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Tools & Machines

Wood Markets

Butternut sales buoyed by its lighter tone

Butternut sales buoyed by its lighter tone

Butternut [Juglans cinerea], also known as white walnut, is a hardwood used for paneling, furniture, cabinetry and some millwork. It’s a softer wood that works well and is easy to machine, although the real appeal is its wavy grain pattern that res...

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Wood Markets

Editor's Picks

Ahead of the curve

Ahead of the curve

Have you ever tried using “lattice” or “living” hinges to bend wood? As anyone who has looked into adding a laser to a CNC knows, you can do that with a laser. Today’s lasers don’t just engrave. They can also cut all t...

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Sleek and simple

Sleek and simple

The old catchphrase “minimalism” seems to be making the rounds again. About 30 years ago, it described architecture that exuded Northern European starkness — aluminum and plastic with the remnants of a modified Bauhaus influ...

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Living in Tomorrowland

Living in Tomorrowland

Technology is advancing at a mind-boggling speed. For example, an impressive number of cars can park themselves now and driverless vehicles are just about here. In the workplace, the odds are that most of your own car was made and...

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Home on the range

Home on the range

Cole Custom Cabinets of Casper, Wyo., does everything but grow the trees, as the owners like to say. The one-stop shop designs, builds, finishes and installs custom cabinetry and countertops for kitchens and baths, casework for ot...

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Features

Joinery jigsaws

Joinery jigsaws

British writers first began using the term “joiner” in the 14th century to describe people who fixed wooden parts together. It wasn’t until 1678 that the word “joinery” emerged, but the practice itself dates to the ancie...

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Northern niche

Northern niche

Don Johnson is a custom cabinetmaker with more than 35 years of experience who prefers to work alone.

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A new hope in Ohio

A new hope in Ohio

Put two guys together with a CNC router and you have everything you need to create a robust business. At least that’s the way it happened at Chmura Custom Woodworks in the Cleveland suburb of Independence, Ohio. Well, that’s a...

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