Kevin Ireland

Nexabond 2500

Two New Takes on Old Technology

To wrap up my new product coverage of AWFS, I’d like to talk about two new takes on technology that’s been around for years. The first is an instant glue that could be a godsend for production woodworkers and a nice innovation for us home shop craftsmen as well. An Instant Glue For Heavy...

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Are These Machines the Future of Woodworking?

It’s always fun to attend shows like the recent Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers event in Las Vegas. Not only do you get a look at new or improved products that are ready to launch, you have a chance to see what’s on the horizon. Yesterday I got a glimpse at two machines...

1-Glue Bottle Applicator Kit

More New Products from AWFS

This year’s AWFS show is clearly a showcase for innovative design. Today I saw two amazing computerized machines that could be game changers, as well as some clever incremental improvements over on products already on the market. I’ll detail the game-changers tomorrow but I wanted to catch you up on a few other interesting...

New Products from AWFS 2013

When I attended the International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta last year, it was a relatively slow time for new product releases, but manufacturers have made up for that this year at the Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers (AWFS) show in Las Vegas. I saw several dozen new products that are worth a look...