Archives for February 2013

Back to the future

General International has made available the limited edition EX-21AK scroll saw, which is a special version of the EX-21 and is now being produced to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the production of the first Excalibur scroll saw back in 1982 (originally manufactured by Sommerville Design). This special limited run was produced using the machine’s […]

A tip of the hinge

The convenience of extra sink-front storage has been added to the luxury of silence with Rev-A-Shelf’s easy-to-install soft-close tip-out hinge — designed for use with all four of the company’s tip-out trays. This hinge’s unique soft-close piston eliminates slamming, and the 50-degree opening allows for complete accessibility to items stored within. This product is capable […]

Guiding light

Line lasers help improve production and accuracy by providing clear guidelines for the positioning of parts and material. To this end, Carter Products is now offering the ZA Cableless Series of line lasers that incorporates a combination of precise German engineering, ease-of-use and cost effectiveness. This line of lasers is designed to meet the needs […]

Raise a glass

The back-painted glass line from Element Designs is available with any of the company’s line of aluminum-frame doors, as well as in individual pieces for use in a variety of casework and furniture applications. This product is available in four standard colours — white (pictured), black, red and grey — on low-iron clear or acid-etched […]

Heavyweight lathe

According to Powermatic, there are cars, and there is Lamborghini; there are violins, and there is Stradivarius; there are wood lathes, and then there is the 4224B, which is claimed to expand the boundaries of what a lathe can be. At 950 lbs., the 4224B is a heavyweight piece of machinery designed to handle a […]

The right mix

Franklin Adhesives and Polymers is now offering the latest in mixing/dispensing systems that accurately combine and dispense Franklin’s two-component Advantage EPI adhesives. Although compact, this mixing system is claimed to offer all the features of a large machine. It eliminates direct handling of isocyanate and takes the guesswork out of adding the correct amount of […]

The right-angled stuff

Bosch Power Tools has expanded its right-angle drill line-up with the new ADS181, 18-volt cordless drill, which is claimed to deliver best in-class chuck capacity, performance and ergonomics. This drill is designed for carpenters, installers, remodelers and other wood professionals. Its ½-inch ratcheting, auto-lock chuck allows users to tackle a maximum range of applications, from […]

The final leg

Outwater says that its new designer series of ultra-sleek cast-aluminum furniture legs are intended to add elegance and refinement, not to mention a final touch, to any style of furniture. Available in Satin and Brite Chrome finishes, and in heights ranging from four inches to 291/2 inches, these furniture legs are manufactured incorporating rubber foot […]

Sink one’s teeth into

Delta has introduced its premium line of scroll-saw blades — under the Super Sharps sub-brand. These blades are made of high-carbon spring steel, which provides longevity and performance. The blades also feature teeth that are set to both sides, with a raker tooth inserted to ensure optimum tracking — with no drifting — for more […]

Concave cut-out

According to Vauth-Sagel, the flowing, organic shapes that have been featured in other living spaces are now making their way into the kitchen, too. This is where the Recorner Maxx comes in, which the company says is revolutionizing storage-space utilization in all corner cabinet variants, including base, wall and tall cabinets. Instead of using a […]