Archives for March 2015

New signatures to the line

WalzCraft has added more than 70 new cabinet door and drawer-front designs to its Signature Series. In all, there are now over 300 Signature Series designs. They range from traditional to contemporary. Doors and drawer fronts are available in over 100 wood species, and in over 50 stain or paint finishes. www.walzcraft.com  

Handles from the Highlands

Du Verre has launched a new line of cabinet hardware with a flavour of the Scottish Highlands. The company says its new Argyle line is a simplified version of the traditional, timeless Scot motif that plays on the strong graphic pattern of small diamond shapes. Argyle knobs and pulls come in three finishes and four […]

Winging it

Festool has a new product you may find helpful when you’re marking layout lines on walls for cabinetry, or need to support trim mouldings during installations. The company says its CT Wings are ideal for additional support when you’re installing long items or using a level or long straight-edge to mark layout lines. The CT […]

More cutting, less effort

When you need to use cutting pliers in the shop or on an installation, Irwin Tool has expanded its Vise-Grip line of cutting pliers with new Max Leverage Diagonal Cutting Pliers and Max Leverage End Cutting Pliers. The two new pliers use Irwin’sPowerslot technology. The company says this provides twice the cutting power with half […]

Easy parts identification

Parts labelling can be easier and more efficient with the InnoAgg Labelling Aggregate that’s new from C.R. Onsrud. The self-powered label printer has an HSK-63F tooling interface. It can be added to any of the CNC routers in C.R. Onsrud’s line. When it is not in use, the InnoAgg label printer can be stowed in […]

New series router

From C.R. Onsrud comes the new M-series CNC router. It replaces the Mate Series. The fast unit features all-steel construction. The M-series router has a 12 hp motor with a 24,000 rpm high-speed drill spindle; HSK-63F spindle taper and tool holders; and one-inch collet capacity. Z-axis clearance exceeds 10 inches. The Z-axis stroke is nine […]

E-letter: Competition and consequences

The news broke on 60 Minutes March 1 that Lumber Liquidators is suspected of selling engineered wood flooring with unsafe levels of formaldehyde from three Chinese mills. You can click on the link to see the story in the Financial Post if you are interested. Our links are tested and safe. So are Lumber Liquidators’ […]

Five-axis router

If you’re looking at upgrading your CNC router, Multicam has introduced its new 8000-series, five-axis CNC router. Multicam says the machine offers the most standard features in its class. These include a 12-position automatic tool changer; automatic tool calibration; a one-piece, stress relieved steel frame; and a unique Ram-Z-Axis assembly. The company says the 8000’s […]

I prefer glazed

There’s a new glaze from Elias Woodwork. Its Ceruse Glaze accentuates wood grain, especially in quarter- and rift-cut oak, the company says. Ceruse creates a unique look that blends modern grey colours with a rustic touch of vanilla glaze in wood pores and grain. Doors are shown in red oak, quarter cut, select, natural stone stain, and […]