Airing it out

airing1Why would a woodshop want to add pneumatic capabilities?

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New Products

Eagle America eight-piece CNC router bits sets

Eagle America eight-piece CNC router bits sets

EAGLE AMERICA has introduced two new eight-piece CNC router bits sets made in the U.S.

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New Products

Tools & Machines

Company says synthetic wood will last for decades

Company says synthetic wood will last for decades

At the 2015 AWFS fair, exhibitor Accsys Technologies caused some buzz with its Accoya wood, a modified wood product meant to last for decades in about any indoor and outdoor application.

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Tools & Machines

Wood Markets

White and red oak see boost in popularity

White oak and red oak appeal to consumers in different ways. Sometimes it’s the color or working properties that influence the buying decision. Lately, it’s about the type of cut made at the sawmill, according to hardwood lumber dealers interview...

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Wood Markets

Editor's Picks

Men of steel

Men of steel

Take one craftsman with an established shop, add a businessman who owns another shop and mix thoroughly. It’s been a recipe for success at National Woodwork in Pittsburgh.

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Updating a classic

Updating a classic

In one form or another, Rainier Woodworking Co. has been making cabinets for Puget Sound customers since 1957. Scott Reader bought the Tacoma, Wash.-based shop in 2001 and has established an efficient nested-based manufacturing op...

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The damage done by dust

The damage done by dust

We breathe in two types of wood dust — organic and inorganic. The former can be spores or fungi released by deteriorating lumber, pollens, seeds, oils, plant toxins, pesticides and so on. Inorganic dust in the woodshop is primar...

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Passionate in Portland

Passionate in Portland

Do what you do best. It’s the simple advice that’s often the best advice and it seems to be working out pretty well for Mike Redmond at Creative Woodworking NW in Portland, Ore.

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