June 2007

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Tool Test: Ryobi Cordless Sander

By Glen D. Huey Page: 25 From the June 2007 issue #162 Buy this issue now Random-orbit sanders are a staple for woodworking. Having a sander that’s cordless can be better in certain situations. The 18-volt Ryobi P410 is not the tool for everyday use, but it’s perfect for any time you need to...

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Tool Test: A Better Sanding Solution

By Glen D. Huey Page: 24 From the June 2007 issue #162 Buy this issue now Sanding accounts for a major portion of work in the shop. The dust produced can lead to bouts with chronic bronchitis, asthma or dermatitis. So you have reason to search for better sanding products. Mirka Abrasives Inc. has...

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Out on a Limb: Avoid Unworkable Workbenches

By Christopher Schwarz Page: 10 From the June 2007 issue #162 Buy this issue now In the summer of 2002 I got to visit Sam Maloof’s new workshop and home in Southern California and was floored by three things: the tactile perfection of his work, the delicious pork tacos he fed us and the...