Looking sharp

DMT’s new DuoBase with MagnaBase Adapter may come in handy when you need to sharpen chisels or other manual cutting tools used during finishing or assembly work. It holds sharpening stones securely and enables fast, easy grit changes. The DuoBase works with all six-by-two-inch stones as well as all of DMT’s Duosharp and Dia-Sharp bench […]

Small-shop storage solution

If yours is a small or niche-work shop, you may find this new storage solution from Rockler handy. The company has added an 18-inch Shop Stand Apron to its line. The apron is made with rugged hardware and durable polyester weave material designed to withstand the rigors of constant shop use, Rockler says. With 33 […]

Dust collecting in stages

If you need dust-collecting power and capacity, General International’s 10-805CF 1-1/2 hp, portable two-stage dust collector may fit the bill. It features a six-inch inlet and two four-inch inlets; a 30-gallon chip collection drum; 778 cfm airflow capacity; and remote control. It can be operated from anywhere on the shop floor. General says the collector’s […]

Scoping out hazards or hard-to-reach areas

General Tool’s new PalmScope is the world’s first full-featured, pocket size video inspection system, the company says. About the same size as a smartphone and weighing in at half a pound, General thinks you will find this unique video scope handy for a wide range of applications in your shop. Uses range from routine equipment […]

In a tight spot

Do you have a heavy load to move in the shop? According to General International, its model 50-035 heavy-duty mobile base is up to the job. With its sturdy, all-steel construction, the 50-035 is designed to hold machinery and other square or rectangular objects that weigh up to 1,000 pounds. This base is equipped with […]

Sweeping magnetism

Master Magnetics, also known as the Magnet Source, offers a complete line of magnetic sweepers featuring push-, hang- or trailer-type styles. These high-powered, permanent-magnet assemblies, ranging from 12 to 96 inches in width, are designed for the fast and efficient removal of hazardous scrap-metal debris from warehouses, loading docks, parking areas, runways, manufacturing and shop […]