Sliding table saw provides low vibration levels

The Altendorf F45 from Akhurst has a redesigned machine frame that is said to combine unprecedented torsion resistance with extremely low levels of vibration. The smooth-running sliding table remains the benchmark for precision cutting with minimal maintenance, the company adds. Users can decide what features the unit will have, including the choice of a wide […]

Portable circular plunge cut track saw

The TS REQ portable circular plunge cut track saw from Festool is said to compare with advanced table saws, miter saws or panel saws. The unit has micro-adjustable depth controls and a flat housing for flush-cutting against walls or adjacent surfaces. When used with Festool guide rails, users can achieve perfectly straight and splinter-free cuts, […]

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 […]