Planers

AW Extra 7/25/13 – Precision Planing Jig

Precision Planing Jig Achieving exact thickness is really important when making splines to reinforce box corners. The splines have to fit perfectly in the saw kerfs—a few thousandths of an inch one way or the other can make a big difference. I cut my spline material on the tablesaw, making it...

Joint Rough Lumber with a Planer

Joint Rough Lumber with a Planer I came across some wonderful oak boards for a small table I wanted to build. The problem was the boards were too wide for my jointer and I didn't want to rip them any narrower. I solved my dilemma with this planer sled that allows...

Choosing Hand Planes

Choosing Hand Planes Match the size to the job — that’s the key Hand planes come in a bewildering variety of sizes. Why are there so many? I’ll help explain this mystery by dividing the field into four groups, in order of size: block planes, smoothing planes, jack planes, and leveling...

JET’s Bench Power Tools

JET's Bench Power Tools Cramped for workshop space? JET® offers woodworkers a solution with its BENCH™ top line of power tools that includes 10- and 12 in. miter saws, 10 in. jobsite table saw, 10 in. band saw, 8- and 10 in. planer/jointers, and a 12 in. variable-speed drill press. When...

The Powermatic Limited Edition ONYX Series

The Powermatic Limited Edition ONYX Series Powermatic® spotlighted its Limited Edition ONYX Series of woodworking machinery at AWFS, commemorating the brand’s 90th anniversary. These seven exclusive stationary power tools, available only through December 2011, sport a distinctive black ONYX finish with gold trim, plus the Powermatic 90th anniversary emblem. Each stationary...

Eight New Tools and a Combo Pack

Eight New Tools and a Combo Pack Ridgid launches X4 a new generation of cordless tools that are compact and lightweight without losing any of the power! The new X4 5 PC 18V Lithium-Ion Combo Kit include best-in- class features on all the tools in the kit. The heavy-duty 5 PC...