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GetWoodworking  |  Jun 18, 2009  |  0 comments
  These new products are easy to assemble and dismantle with only one lever movement, without having to remove the benchtop tool. Large pneumatic tyres provide for easy movement on uneven construction site terrain.   The new mobility concept from Bosch consists of two products for interior fitters, floorers, window fitters, joiners and exhibition fitters who work with blue Bosch benchtop tools. The transport and work…

GetWoodworking  |  May 07, 2009  |  0 comments
  The power has been increased from 850 watts to 1000 watts, and the motor now has full wave electronics, which allows better feedback of its speed and a more stable rpm.   Ergonomic improvements have also been made to the spindle lock and handles. The spindle lock has been re-engineered and moved to the front of the router, which makes it more accessible for left or right-handed use. The handles now have a soft grip…

GetWoodworking  |  Apr 01, 2009  |  0 comments
Peter Wood will be starting a green woodworking course  at Warwickshire College's Leamington Spa workshop on the 30th April 2009.   The course is designed for students with basic woodworking skills and will provide access to a fully equipped workshop with experienced supervision. The aim of the course is to make a greenwood Windsor chair.    The course starts on the 30th April and will continue to run on…

GetWoodworking  |  Mar 30, 2009  |  0 comments
Here's a quick look at two new router models from Makita.   The new RP1801X is a 1,650watt router and the RP2301FCX has 2,100 watt of power. Both will run up to 22,000rpm with no load and the full plunge depth has been increased to a useful 70mm. The depth of plunge is easy to adjust with finger-twist adjusters placed by the right hand control handle. The ergonomic design of the control handles gives a positive grip.  …

GetWoodworking  |  Feb 19, 2009  |  0 comments
  Bahco has launched its next generation ERGO Handsaw System.

Designed for professionals, serious craftsmen and DIY enthusiasts, the ERGO Handsaw System employs a revolutionary handle design, which enables users to interchange 10 different blades in a matter of seconds. Marian Wells, Managing Director of the Bahco brand in Europe, says: "This is the final word in hand saw technology. Not only does it look…

GetWoodworking  |  Feb 12, 2009  |  0 comments
  Following the success of the original Trend Routabout, the unique floor access routing template, Trend has now launched a smaller diameter version, ideal for plumbers and electricians.  

A 108mm diameter opening can be cut in the floor, allowing access to junction boxes or cables and is ideal for making repairs to accidental damage made to the floor during house construction. The floor can be made good in seconds…

Ben Plewes  |  Jan 28, 2009  |  0 comments
One of the problems we've had is the lack of forum alerts for new posts. Well, as of today (28th Jan) we have a new forum email alert system in place which gives you the option of choosing which threads to receive email alerts on. To activate the alerts for any thread on the site simply add it to your favorites.   When you post a new message on a thread you should also notice a check box below the main text box which…

The Woodworker  |  Dec 12, 2008  |  0 comments
• 90Nm impact driver with up to 3000 blows per minute • 2-speed drill driver will drill 10mm in steel • 10.8v Lithium-Ion 1.3Ah batteries with intelligent charger.

Makita has introduced a “matched pair” of stylish yet very practical 10.8 volt power tools and the Makita LCT204W kit consists of a two-speed drill driver and an impact driver that delivers 90Nm of torque, capable of driving home a M12 bolt.…

The Woodworker  |  Dec 10, 2008  |  0 comments
The sander weighs only 1.3 kg and its design provides a variety of grip positions. Bosch say these factors make very comfortable use of the tool whether working overhead, on shaped or curved pieces or vertical surfaces. The GEX 125-1 AE has an integral dust extraction unit in the form of the Bosch micro-filter, capable of retaining even the smallest particles. The system provides over 80 per cent dust collection and its transparent dust…

Ben Plewes  |  Dec 04, 2008  |  0 comments
We recently kicked off a new series in Good Woodworking magazine (issue 208) called Notes from a small workshop. The series started with a look at my basement workshop and how best to get around many of the problems found in small workshops. We’ve also featured a good number of pictures and comments from GetWoodworking.com members which has transformed the articles from a one way dialogue to a much more interesting and inclusive read.…

The Woodworker  |  Dec 04, 2008  |  0 comments
Trend, the UK market leader in routing technology, is launching a light duty plunge router which is ideal for the hobbyist or as a second router for the craftsman where weight and size are important.

Available from September, the T4EK is a 230v 1/4” shank portable plunge router with a variable speed from 11,500 to 32,000 RPM and an impressive 850 watt motor, and weighs in at only 3.5kg. For on-site use there is also a T4ELK 115v…

The Woodworker  |  Dec 04, 2008  |  0 comments
The V-System 2000 has a 2 hp U.S made Baldor Motor and provides 990CFM (1682m3/hr)@ 2.5” of static pressure. The V-System 3000 has a 3 hp U.S made Baldor Motor and provides 1,285 CFM (2183m3/hr) @ 3” of static pressure.

Oneida Air Systems has redesigned the cyclone for the V-System line. The streamlined cyclone body combines the standard barrel and cone into one piece. The new cyclone design results in extremely fine…

The Woodworker  |  Nov 26, 2008  |  0 comments
Tyrrels Wood, near Pulham Market in south Norfolk has a secretive new inhabitant this winter. A traditional, woven ‘Green Woman’ sculpture has been hidden in the depths of the wood and is just waiting to be found.

Sculptures, carvings and representations of a ‘Green Man’ – or woman – have been around since pre-Christian days; a face or figure emerging from foliage that represents the natural cycle…

The Woodworker  |  Nov 24, 2008  |  0 comments
Veritas DX60 Block Plane This block plane is one of the finest planes we have ever made. It is made to exacting standards and features newly refined stainless steel hardware. The knobs and wheel have elegant elliptical knurled edges for a firm grip. The lever cap has been extensively redesigned to integrate cleanly with the plane body and provide an almost continuous hand contact surface, with tactile cues for…

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