As managing editor, one of my duties is to pull together the “Letters” column for each issue, so please send in your questions or comments for me, the other editors or even for magazine contributors. We’ll do our best to provide answers as soon as we can. As I worked on the upcoming August issue, … Read more
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In cleaning up the shop this past weekend, I came across the prototype for the Krenovian wall cabinet I built for the April issue and was reminded of how helpful it was in working out and hopefully improving the design – even though I failed to mention it in the article (I’m wordy as it … Read more
Congratulations go out to Robert McCollum of Lockport, N.Y., who won our Festool Giveaway. He won a Kapex Sliding Compound Miter Saw, and a CT 26 Dust Extractor for his shop. Robert is both a hobbyist and professional woodworker. He makes furniture and cabinets for local businesses as well as children’s toys for sale … Read more
By Steve Shanesy
From the February 2012 issue #195
Buy the issue now.
Until Colt came out with its aggressive Forstner
bits a while back, this was a sleepy tool category. Now, Festool has introduced its own
aggressive bits and taken the tool’s capability
to another level. ZOBO bits have a unique feature – interchangeable centers in the cutting end.
If you’re looking for a tool manufacturer, chances are they are in Las Vegas this week for the bi-annual woodworking show known as AWFS. We have Publisher/Editor Steve Shanesy reporting from the show – read his power-tool related post here. While a huge show where your competition is setup in a booth right next door … Read more
A mighty small and mighty compact drill.
By Glen D. Huey
According to Apple’s Steven Jobs, “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” If you ask me, he could have been talking about Festool, which is, in my opinion, the most innovative tool company out there.
There’s going to be a some unruliness at this year’s Lie-Nielsen show held at the Popular Woodworking Magazine shop on April 15th and 16th. I know this because I plan to cause the ruckus. Lie-Nielsen’s show is about hand tools – the company, as well as the other exhibitors at the show, make fantastic tools … Read more