Welcome to the 2013 Association of Woodworking and Furnishings Suppliers® blog!
Look for video or photo updates every day during AWFS2013.
The most recent will be right up top but you can scroll down for the latest from the show!

Steel City Toolworks to Offer Sub-$1000 15-in. Planer

July 30th, 2013 by
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Among many new stationary and benchtop machines to come this year, Steel City’s David Campagna gives Woodworker’s Journal a first look at new budget-conscious 15- and 20-in. heavy-duty planers, unveiled at the 2013 AWFS Fair.

Franklin International to Repackage Instant Bond Accelerator

July 30th, 2013 by
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Woodworker’s Journal gets a sneak peek at Franklin’s new aerosol Accelerator at the 2013 AWFS Fair. Scott McCartney explains end-user benefits of “rattle can” update, plus other Instant Bond CA formulations.

Accuride Introduces Their 115RC Slides

July 29th, 2013 by
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Accuride, a leader in drawer slide technology, has some creative products for all sorts of storage solutions. Here Claudia Tuttle tells us about a remarkable flexible system.

Micro Fence Tweaks Micro Plunge Base

July 27th, 2013 by
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Sub-base of Micro Fence’s Micro Plunge Base has been redesigned to offer improved visibility, while other features and pricing remain the same. Richard Wedler, Micro Fence founder, shows product changes to Woodworker’s Journal at the 2013 AWFS Fair.

New Excalibur Cast-iron Router Table to Fit Most Table Saws

July 27th, 2013 by
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Retrofit a 16 x 27-in. cast-iron router table, fence and telescoping legs to most table saws with a new Excalibur kit offered by General International. Pat Magro gives Woodworker’s Journal a complete overview at the 2013 AWFS Fair.

CNC Shark Software Improved with Virtual Zero Update

July 27th, 2013 by
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CNC Shark’s forthcoming Diamond Edition machine to feature improved zeroing technology. Virtual Zero also offered as an optional update for previous CNC Shark models. Tim Owens explains the enhancement to Woodworker’s Journal at the 2013 AWFS Fair.

Rockler’s Interlock State Park Lettering Kits Improve Router Signage

July 26th, 2013 by
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New font, industry-first kerning spacers and online plans bring CNC quality sign-making capabilities to home-shop routing. Woodworker’s Journal gets a close-up look at Rockler’s State Park Kits at the 2013 AWFS Fair.

An Applicator for Every Gluing Need in Rockler’s New Kit

July 26th, 2013 by
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Four easy-to-clean applicator heads, funnel and glue bottle should make gluing tasks easier. Rockler’s Dan Wenning shares new Glue Bottle Applicator Kit with Woodworker’s Journal at the 2013 AWFS Fair.

Rockler’s New Rolling Utility Ladder Makes High Storage More Accessible

July 26th, 2013 by
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Success with Library Ladder system prompts Rockler to offer new stamped steel Utility Ladder Hardware Kit for garage, shop or home. Dan Banasik demonstrates ladder’s functionality for Woodworker’s Journal at the 2013 AWFS Fair.

Perfect Match Stain Marker Simplifies Finish Touch-Ups

July 26th, 2013 by
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Syringe-style applicator allows end user to fill Stain Marker with any color of project stain. Product’s inventor Harry Bainbridge demonstrates loading, uses to Woodworker’s Journal at the 2013 AWFS Fair.