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Shining a Light on Student Furniture

Shining a Light on Student Furniture

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Sometimes a little inspiration is all you need to get yourself into the workshop. Highlights from the 2013 AWFS Fresh Wood competition should serve just that purpose!

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The Importance of Good Materials

The Importance of Good Materials

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The right kind of scraps can make a distinctive turning--or a disaster

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AWFS: Steel City benchtop tools cost less and save space

AWFS: Steel City benchtop tools cost less and save space

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Steel City rolled out a "Blue Line" of cost-saving benchtop tools, planning to add more models soon. Tools like these make woodworking accessible to almost anyone, regardless of cash or space.

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Shop Talk Live 37: SawStop Portable in the Works

Shop Talk Live 37: SawStop Portable in the Works

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We report live from one of the biggest woodworking machinery shows in the nation, and get the inside scoop on SawStop's long-anticipated portable benchtop model.

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AWFS: Wide drum sander will tame big slabs and more

AWFS: Wide drum sander will tame big slabs and more

SuperMax's new 25-50 open-sided drum sander is the widest on the market, with enough muscle to support a 49-in.-wide slab up to 4 in. thick, and enough finesse to sand 1/32-in.-thick veneers.

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AWFS: A Mobile CNC You Bring to Your Workpiece

AWFS: A Mobile CNC You Bring to Your Workpiece

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The folks at Shopbot are dubbing their latest innovation a "universal digital power tool," ushering in a whole new tool category yet to be fully fleshed out. These are untested, exciting...

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AWFS 2013 Tool and Machinery Roundup

AWFS 2013 Tool and Machinery Roundup

Catch all the latest breaking tool and machinery news from AWFS Las Vegas

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AWFS: A Super-Glue for Furniture Makers?

AWFS: A Super-Glue for Furniture Makers?

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A group of chemists have developed a new cyano-acrylate glue that sets up slower, for woodworking, but promises to change the craft.

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AWFS: New Veritas plane for shooters

AWFS: New Veritas plane for shooters

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If you are a big fan of shooting boards, used to precisely fit parts, you'll like Veritas' big shooting plane, engineered for the job.

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AWFS: Laguna tablesaw, bandsaw hit the value sweet spot

AWFS: Laguna tablesaw, bandsaw hit the value sweet spot

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Laguna's new 14-in. bandsaw looks to be a perfect blend of capacity, features, and price for most woodworkers. And they've upgraded their hybrid tablesaw to hit that same target.

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AWFS: Safer Spur Center for Turners

AWFS: Safer Spur Center for Turners

FWW contributing author teams up with Rikon to release a safety conscious spur center

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AWFS: Novas Quick Change Lathe Chuck is a Game Changer

AWFS: Nova's Quick Change Lathe Chuck is a Game Changer

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Nova introduces the era of warp speed jaw changes

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AWFS: Bench Dog shelf-pin jig is an unbeatable value

AWFS: Bench Dog shelf-pin jig is an unbeatable value

If you only occasionally need a shelf-pin drilling jig, but are serious about your furniture, you can not beat Bench Dog's $20 system.

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AWFS: Rikon rolls out two market-leading machines

AWFS: Rikon rolls out two market-leading machines

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Rikon is about to roll out a big-capacity bandsaw and a segmented-cutterhead jointer-planer at market-leading prices.

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AWFS: Rockler Takes Glue-Tech to the Next Level

AWFS: Rockler Takes Glue-Tech to the Next Level

Rockler expands its line of handy silicone glue brushes with an entire array of accessories

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AWFS: Space-saving router table makes no compromises

AWFS: Space-saving router table makes no compromises

Router tables that bolt onto the edge of your tablesaw are nothing new, but Excalibur's cast-iron version makes no compromises.

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Teen Woodworkers Battle it Out for International Title

Teen Woodworkers Battle it Out for International Title

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Two high school woodworkers battle it out for a chance to hit the World Skills Championship in Leipzig, Germany.

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AWFS Tool News: Pinnacle Bench is Ready to Work Out of the Box

AWFS Tool News: Pinnacle Bench is Ready to Work Out of the Box

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It's not all about power tools here at AWFS. In the Woodcraft booth they are showing off one of the new Pinnacle Cabinetmaker Workbenches. I have to admit, when I first saw the photos of the premade...

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AWFS Tool News: Jet, Powermatic, and Delta Retool their Brands

AWFS Tool News: Jet, Powermatic, and Delta Retool their Brands

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As you might imagine, the prolonged recession has been a nightmare for manufacturers of stationary machines. Buyouts have consolidated the industry, with Black & Decker/DeWalt buying...

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AWFS Tool News: Oneida Hot-Rods the Common Shop Vac

AWFS Tool News: Oneida Hot-Rods the Common Shop Vac

Oneida unveils a new high-end shop vac system. But is it worth the price?

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