Keller Dovetail Jigs Celebrates 35 Years of Jointmaking Simplicity

July 23rd, 2011
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David Keller gives Woodworker’s Journal Magazine a quick demo of his time-tested dovetailing system at the 2011 AWFS Fair.

Belt Sander Races

July 23rd, 2011
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Woodworker’s Journal Magazine gives you an up-close view of the 2011 AWFS Fair Belt Sander Races, one of the most popular events in the show.

General International Ushering in Cutting Edge Technology with New CNC System

July 22nd, 2011
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Steve Stevenson shows Woodworker’s Journal Magazine the ease of operation of the company’s new smaller scale CNC machine, debuted at the 2011 AWFS Fair.

Whiffen Outlines Vison and Objectives of Delta Power Equipment

July 22nd, 2011
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Bryan Whiffen, president of Delta Power Equipment, shares recent developments, product line and goals of the venerable Delta brand with Woodworker’s Journal Magazine at the 2011 AWFS Fair.

General Tools All-in-one Mortise & Tenon Jig Demonstrated

July 22nd, 2011
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Woodworker’s Journal Magazine watches a working demonstration of a new low-cost Mortise & Tenon Jig system from General Tools & Instruments at the 2011 AWFS Fair. Burt Weinstein, inventor of the breakthrough product, builds a sample joint.

New Bosch Random-orbit Sander Features “Floating” Grip

July 22nd, 2011
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Bosch’s new ROS65VC Random-orbit Sander features a unique Vibration Control suspension system that floats the multi-position handle above the motor unit on foam supports. Jim Stevens explains the sander’s many new features to Woodworker’s Journal Magazine at the 2011 AWFS Fair.

Williams & Hussey Molders Continue Proud Millwork Tradition

July 22nd, 2011
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Williams & Hussey president Steve Carter puts a molder through its paces for Woodworker’s Journal Magazine at the 2011 AWFS Fair.

Etching Made Easy with Epilog Laser

July 21st, 2011
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Debra Salley explains the versatility and capabilities of Epilog Laser’s product line at the 2011 AWFS Fair to Woodworker’s Journal Magazine.

Rockler Unveils Many Shop Innovations

July 21st, 2011
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Bench Dog Ultra Push-blocs, trim router table, Dust Right Vortex Dust Separator and many other products head up Rockler’s new offerings at 2011 AWFS Fair. Rockler’s Steve Krohmer demonstrates each for Woodworker’s Journal Magazine.

Nova’s Mini Comet Lathe Accepts Grinding, Sanding Attachments

July 21st, 2011
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Teknatool’s Joel Lattimer gives Woodworker’s Journal Magazine a guided tour of the company’s new Comet mini lathe and add-on attachments at the 2011 AWFS Fair.

Apollo Showcases New 1050 VR HVLP Sprayer

July 21st, 2011
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John Darroch demonstrates Apollo’s new five-stage HVLP sprayer to Woodworker’s Journal Magazine at the 2011 AWFS Fair.

Faster Laminate Trimming Thanks to CMT’s Radiused Router Bit

July 21st, 2011
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CMT’s Stan Zinger explains the merits of their new “File-Free” Flush Trim Laminate Bit to Woodworker’s Journal Magazine at the 2011 AWFS Fair.

Moisture Readings Made Easy with Wagner Pinless Meters

July 21st, 2011
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Chris Marshall from Woodworker’s Journal magazine examines the features of Wagner’s electromagnetic moisture meters at the 2011 AWFS Fair.

Powermatic Fades to Black for 90th Anniversary

July 21st, 2011
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Barry Schwaiger introduces seven classic Powermatic machines with novel gold-on-black paint scheme to celebrate company’s 90th anniversary year at the 2011 AWFS Fair. He discusses other anniversary benefits as well to Woodworker’s Journal Magazine.

Laguna Scales Industrial CNC Down to Small-shop Size

July 21st, 2011
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Torben Helshoj, president of Laguna Tools, shows Woodworker’s Journal Magazine the capabilities of a new downsized but full-featured CNC machine at the 2011 AWFS Fair.

Two Kreg Products Speed Shelf Pin Drilling, Panel Clamping

July 21st, 2011
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Brad Lilienthal previews Kreg Tool’s new shelf pin hole-drilling jig and workbench clamping system to Woodworker’s Journal Magazine at the 2011 AWFS Fair.

Amana Overviews In-Groove Insert Bits

July 21st, 2011
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In-Groove CNC insert cutters are overviewed by Amana Tool’s Frank Misiti at the 2011 AWFS Fair. Woodworker’s Journal Magazine takes a closer look at this innovative and cost-effective tooling solution.

Fein’s MultiMasters Go Cordless

July 21st, 2011
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Fein Tools expands their multi-tool line with two new lithium-ion cordless versions. Woodworker’s Journal Magazine was offered a sneak peak of both models at the 2011 AWFS Fair.

Quick-Change Chucks Highlight Festool’s New CSX Compact Lithium-Ion Drills

July 21st, 2011
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Festool’s Rick Bush demonstrates the new 10.8-volt Lithium-Ion CXS Cordless Drill for Woodworker’s Journal Magazine at the 2011 AWFS Fair.

SawStop Overviews Its Product Line

July 21st, 2011
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SawStop’s Matt Howard provides a visual tour of the company’s four current table saw models to Woodworker’s Journal Magazine at the 2011 AWFS Fair.

Rikon’s Full Featured 14″ Bandsaw, Dust Extractor

July 20th, 2011
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Rod Burrow unveils feature-packed 14″ steel-framed bandsaw, plus a new dust extractor with 4-in. hose, to Woodworker’s Journal Magazine at the 2011 AWFS Fair.

Get Ready for Hot Coverage from AWFS!

July 18th, 2011
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Can you imagine braving the searing desert heat and high-rolling crowds to go to Las Vegas in, of all months, July?! Would you do it for woodworking?

Whatever your answer may be, that’s exactly where we’re headed, this Wednesday through Saturday (July 20 to 23) so we can bring you the best of what’s new and cool in woodworking tools and supplies at the 2011 Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers (AWFS)! It’s the biggest, busiest trade show going for woodworking, and it happens every other year in none other than the City of Glitz and Gold! Come along with us as we take you into the booths of some of the best woodworking suppliers, through our ongoing video blogs from the show floor. We’ll also bring you other updates of new product news in text blogs and tweets, plus show more show coverage in our regular eZines and the December 2011 print issue of Woodworker’s Journal Magazine.

If you’d like to check out our previous coverage from the 2009 show, click here.

Yep, there’s no question the temps will be sizzling, but hopefully so will the new-product news we’ll discover at the show. And you can be there, too, without sweating a drop. Keep coming back each day for fresh show coverage! If it’s there to be had, we’ll find it and bring it all back to you.

Catch you from AWFS,
Chris Marshall
Field Editor