Here (or there) to stay

heretostay1During World War II, the United States built ships in Denver. Well, OK, they built components there. The actual assembly was done 1,300 miles away at Navy yards just north of San Francisco.

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New Products

AirPro Dust Nut

AirPro Dust Nut

NAP GLADU, a cutting tool manufacturer, offers the AirPro Dust Nut, featuring a turbine action that creates an updraft at the cutting tool tip, evacuating dust and chips directly into the router’s collection hood before they have a chance to settle...

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Tools & Machines

Bosch unveils breakthrough with flesh-detecting saw

Bosch unveils breakthrough with flesh-detecting saw

The rumor began to swirl last summer. A manufacturer was close to bringing a saw to market with flesh-detecting technology to rival SawStop. And they were true as Bosch introduced the Reaxx jobsite table saw, model GTS1041A, in March. The saw will be...

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Wood Markets

Cherry sales stay on a steady course

Cherry sales stay on a steady course

Sales of cherry are described as steady and stable, according to lumber dealers interviewed by Woodshop News. Translation: Demand hasn’t increased or decreased, prices are about the same and there’s plenty for anybody who needs it.

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Editor's Picks

Men of steel

Men of steel

Take one craftsman with an established shop, add a businessman who owns another shop and mix thoroughly. It’s been a recipe for success at National Woodwork in Pittsburgh.

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Updating a classic

Updating a classic

In one form or another, Rainier Woodworking Co. has been making cabinets for Puget Sound customers since 1957. Scott Reader bought the Tacoma, Wash.-based shop in 2001 and has established an efficient nested-based manufacturing op...

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The damage done by dust

The damage done by dust

We breathe in two types of wood dust — organic and inorganic. The former can be spores or fungi released by deteriorating lumber, pollens, seeds, oils, plant toxins, pesticides and so on. Inorganic dust in the woodshop is primar...

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Passionate in Portland

Passionate in Portland

Do what you do best. It’s the simple advice that’s often the best advice and it seems to be working out pretty well for Mike Redmond at Creative Woodworking NW in Portland, Ore.

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