Tilt your drawers

Accuride’s new AL4190 Tilt Track System provides access to drawers or top trays installed at shoulder level or higher. It uses wheels and rollers to extend the drawer, and an aluminum channel guides the back of the drawer upward as it slides out. This action tilts the drawer downward for easy access to contents. Tilt […]

Ride the train of real-world design solutions

We designers typically start doing what we do once we have a clear idea of a problem that needs solving. These may be very tangible and public issues or they may be more vague and personal. But the addressing of a problem is what gets us moving toward an outcome: a result or solution. It provides us […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Making short work of long panel cuts

Hendrick Manufacturing’s new HC6 PL Panel Saw cuts panels up to 12 feet long. The heavy-duty, high speed computerized saw cuts to both four- and six-inch depths. It has a 25 hp, variable-speed motor (20 hp with four-inch depth cut; 25 hp with six-inch depth cut). It features quick blade change, dual fully-automatic crosscut side […]