Archives for January 2017

Why ask why?

Where would we be without the news? On Monday, for example, I learned that a world-renowned magician, David Blaine, famous for shooting himself in the face with a real rifle, made a slight error in Las Vegas last week, resulting in an ambulance ride and a news blast. Not to worry; he’s OK. Physically. But […]

Corner and edge finish sander

The DTS 400 corner and edge finish sander from Festool is designed for fine sanding small, angular surfaces that are difficult to reach. With a 5/64 in. (2 mm) stroke, the 2.4 lb sander is suitable for working on vertical and overhead surfaces. Step-less variable speed improves working results and the vibration-stop balancing makes work […]

Drawer system blends into surrounding material

The Nova Pro Scala drawer system from Grass Canada is said to feature an elegant, slim edge to create the appearance of a seamless piece of material. Offered in four heights, the system can be customized with factory made design strips. Soft-close technology is also said to provide a smooth closing action with a low […]

Pre-fabricated doweled drawer boxes

The D300 doweled drawer box has been introduced by Elias Woodwork as an economic option for cabinetry projects, the company says. By limiting some of the options, it says it has been able to make the drawer box more affordable. Only available with a clear lacquer finish, the drawer box comes unassembled to save on […]

Agile lift truck works in narrower aisles

The Combi-MR a multi-directional reach/lift truck introduced by Combilift that allows the operator to perform compact turns in confined spaces, creating the opportunity to reduce aisle width and increase storage space. It’s characterized by its extreme maneuverability and unique steering function, the company says. The multifunctional controlled joystick allows the operator to change direction and […]

Automated push feed saw station reduces scrap

The TigerSaw 1000 from TigerStop is an automated push feed saw station for cutting faster and more accurately than manual methods. It increases yield, accuracy and productivity at the best value point in the industry, the company says. The unit comes with an adjustable cutting envelope so users can set the envelope to the needed […]