Manufacturers used the 2006 International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta to unveil a number of new products due out in time for the holiday shopping season. More than 22,000 attendees showed up for an early peak at these tools, including our team of editors, who captured some of the more notable releases on video. Below is a round of tools that caught our eye.

VIDEO COVERAGE FROM IWF 2006

Grizzly 12-in. Cabinet Saw Grizzly Goes Big With New Tablesaw

Riving knife, 12-in. blade, and 5 HP motor among features on moderately-priced Extreme series cabinet saw.
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Freud Combo Blade Freud Introduces New Combination Blade

All-purpose tablesaw blade tackles softwood, hardwood, plywood, and melamine in a variety of cutting operations.
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Laguna Bandsaw Fence Laguna Bandsaw Fence Aimed At Resawing

Multi-functional fence adjusts for drift and includes find adjustment helpful for cutting thin veneers.
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Rikon 14-in. BandsawRikon's 14-in. Bandsaw

Extra resaw capacity and large table among thoughtful features aimed at woodworkers.
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Delta Drill Presses Delta Updates the Drill Press

Six-inch quill travel and variable speed top features list on two new drill presses for woodworkers.
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Hoverpad Mobil Base Hoverpad Mobil Base

General International distributes air-powered mobile base that floats tools on a cushion of air.
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