The new breed

Wintersteiger calls the new DSG Notum its “next generation” of frame saws. Features include a magazine for continuous feed of wood blocks; a double planer; and a touch-screen display. The electrically controlled down-pressure system makes set-up easy and fast. The symmetrical saw frame puts continuous, even pressure on the saw blades for consistent precision. Cutting […]

Designed for big CNC jobs

One of Holz-Her’s newest CNC machine is the five-axis Multirex 7125 Flex. It’s built for a wide variety of demanding jobs such as cutting panel materials and solid wood. Machining length is 5.4 metres. With this length capacity, it handles even large door components easily, says Holz-her. Y-axis lengths are 1.4 or 1.6 metres. The 7125 has a […]

Four new axioms

Rockler has added four new Axiom AutoRoute CNC machines to its product offerings. They are designed for shops looking to upgrade from entry-level machines, or as a first-time purchase of a precision CNC unit. The units feature liquid-cooled motors for quiet operation. Universal router mounts accept a wide variety of common woodworking routers. All machines […]

Expanding capabilities

Thermwood has added new capabilities to its Cut Ready Cut Center. You can now have custom products programed into the machine, with Thermwood’s new Special Products program. The company will install definitions for all your custom products, in all their variations. If you make office furniture, Thermwood has also added a line of office furniture […]

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 […]

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 […]

Good, good, anti-vibrations

Fein Tools has launched its new MultiMaster 350 Q. It features a patented fast-change system, and a metal drive head with high load capacity. The MultiMaster has a two-by-1.7-degree angular range. The motor is 350 W, and the fan is a new design for optimal air flow. The MultiMaster also features new anti-vibration construction, with […]

Cutting it both ways

Festool calls its new Vecturo Oscillating Multi-Tool “the ultimate in versatility.” A wide variety of blades and the tool’s variable speed mean the Vecturo can easily cut, scrape or score virtually any material. Oscillating frequency is 10,000 to 18,500 opm. Amplitude is four degrees (two degrees left, two degrees right). Festool says the Vecturo makes accurate, […]

More accurate miter-saw cutting

Tigerstop says its new SawGear with Double MiterPro adds CNC accuracy when you are cutting boards to length with chop saws and double miter saws. The kit enables fast, easy and accurate changing of finished-part lengths. It eliminates manual moving of stops, Tigerstop says. SawGear is customized for major brands and models of double miter […]

Cutting thin

The DSG 200 thin-cutting frame saw is another new unit from Wintersteiger. It cuts up to nine blocks per pass, and has a cutting height of 15-3/4 inches (400 mm). The DSG 200 features a heavy-duty, 22 kW main drive; up to 50 saw blades per saw frame; a servo-controlled precision feed; and a solid […]