AWFS 2015 Tools to Talk About

I’m just back from the Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers show ( in Las Vegas where there were many woodworking products worth talking about – too many in fact, to include all of them here. I’ve narrowed the list below to include just a few that elicited a “Cool!” from me, and I...


New Tool News from the AWFS Show, Las Vegas

The 2011 AWFS Fair is underway in Las Vegas (the big show ends Saturday, July 23) and I’ve picked through the aisles looking for innovative new products. I’ve found several, so here’s a look at what’s coming from various manufacturers. Bosch Random-orbit Sander Kills Vibration I’ve known more than one woodworker who’d wear gel-filled...


LWIF Wrap-up, or Last Week in Festool

With so many posts about new products from Festool bombarding this column last week, I thought it best to write one more to wrap-up the entries. And luckily for me, Festool delivered another product to get the ball rolling. How about a classic designed systainer full of first aid supplies? At first you’ll wonder...