Clamp for gluing panels

When used in conjunction with bar clamps, Larry’s Clamp helps to flatten boards when making glued up panels. Using two hands to hold and operate this air operated unit, fingers are safely out of the way when activating the clamp. Five hundred pounds of pressure ensures flat and even panels. Units are available in 18, […]

Sharpening kit for turners and carvers

DMT Diamond Machining Technology has announced its new Sharpener Kit for Turners and Carvers. Driven by customer demand, the kit provides craftspeople with a practical and convenient combination of diamond sharpening products for curved and small edges. The kit for comes in a carrying pouch that can be hung from a peg board or folded for drawer storage, and features four continuous diamond surface sharpening products in […]

Clamps apply even, non-marring pressure

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has introduced two new sizes of its Bandy Clamp work accessory. Large Bandy Clamps feature a jaw opening that will fit the edge of standard 2x lumber (2x4s, 2x6s, etc.), which makes them useful for edging thick tabletops, countertops and other projects involving thick stock, the company says. Small Bandy Clamps […]

E-letter: What’s not to love?

So, here comes Valentine’s Day, and what’s not to love? Sure, the world’s politico-economic environment has more knots in it than one of my dry-fly backcasts on a windy day, but such things never change. I have mentioned before that I beat the Valentine’s Day Guilt Month 25 years ago with what I consider to […]

Something has to give

I got into an exchange recently with a friend of a friend, and he made the claim that Britain’s Opium Wars with China were between the Chinese and “British colonizers.” I’m not sure what he meant by “colonizers,” but to me colonizing means packing up your bags and moving, lock, stock and barrel, to a new […]

Electronic lock gets an upgrade

Weiser has announced its latest electronic deadbolt, the Powerbolt 2. The unit eliminates the need for keys and can store up to six unique codes — including single-entry codes — so family, guests, neighbours or a dog walker can access a home at certain times as permitted. The Powerbolt 2 is easy to install and […]

Hex right angle impact driver

Milwaukee Tool has expanded its M12 lithium-ion system with the introduction of the M12 ¼ in. hex right angle impact driver. The 12 V right angle impact driver features a 1.4 in. (3.6 cm) head diameter and driving speed of 2,425 rpm. Featuring a Milwaukee designed impact mechanism, the new tool delivers 600 in. lb […]

New door styles

WalzCraft has introduced the Adventure Series door and drawer front styles. The series allows the pairing of a square-edged stile or rail with a detailed profile to transform the look of a simple door. This unique look works well in transitional spaces and is great for adding subtle or bold detail to custom cabinetry. The […]

Laser-etched squares

Empire Level has introduced Hi-Vis Laser Etched products to its Squareline. The line will include a 7 in. (17.8 cm) and 12 in. (30.5 cm) Hi-Vis Laser Etched Rafter Squares (e2994 & e3992), and a 16 x 24 in. (40.6 x 61 cm) Hi-Vis Laser Etched Framing Square (e1190). Each square features permanent laser etched […]

Manual edgebander with glue pot

Casadei Busellato has introduced the ALA 10, a manual edgebander with an integrated glue pot. Advantages of the unit include the flexibility to edgeband virtually any type of panel, such as straight panels, shaped panels — concave and convex, and round panels. High flexibility tanks, interchangeable copiers and the front extension support allows work even […]