Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category

Keller Dovetail Jigs Celebrates 35 Years of Jointmaking Simplicity

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

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

Belt Sander Races

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

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

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

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

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

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

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

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

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

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

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

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

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

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

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

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

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

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

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

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

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

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

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

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

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

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

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

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

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

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

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

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

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

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

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

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

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

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

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

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!

Monday, July 18th, 2011

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