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The Woodworker  |  Sep 12, 2008  |  0 comments
Robert Sorby has introduced the first all new, British made lathe chuck for many years. In the recent past Robert Sorby has acted as chuck distributor and as a result has been able to put all the knowledge gained into the design and development of their own new chuck.

With most chucks – even those which carry British brand names – now emanating from Asia, Robert Sorby is using this opportunity to remind turners that top…

The Woodworker  |  Sep 07, 2008  |  0 comments
A new Project Table will be launched this Autumn by Dremel - one of the smallest tables on the market. Designed specifically for people working on detailed projects, it is compact and lightweight thanks to its optimized steel frame.

With a loading capacity of 45 kgs, it can be used indoors and out by keen hobbyists and small-scale DIYers alike.

Ben Plewes  |  Aug 12, 2008  |  0 comments

As most regulars here will already know, the forum search facility has been offline for some time now. Well, I'm pleased to report that's it's had a complete overhaul and is now fully functional and ready to use.

The Woodworker  |  Aug 05, 2008  |  0 comments

New sizes of Tungsten Carbide Tipped router cutters specifically designed for use by the tradesman have been launched by Trend.

Each cutter features 2mm micrograin carbide tips suitable for cutting abrasive materials, hardwood & softwood, fibreboard, plywood and particleboard. The cutter features an extra long shank and the cutter body is coated in PTFE to minimise resin build up, indicated by a distinctive black…

The Woodworker  |  Jul 16, 2008  |  0 comments
RAGE 185mm Multipurpose Circular Saw

Due to their specialist background in steel dry cutting technology Evolution have been able to develop a range of multipurpose saws aimed specifically at the construction industry and subsidiaries.

The Woodworker  |  Jul 11, 2008  |  0 comments
The GOP 10.8 V-Li Professional weighs just 1.1kg and has an operating movement of up to 20,000 oscillations per minute that allows precise cutting and sawing, with the same speed and removal rate of a corded tool.

The multisaw is powered by a 1.3 Ah lithium-ion battery and has a 195-watt motor. The batteries use Bosch "Premium Lithium-ion Technology" that provides extended battery life and run time due to ECP (Electronic…

The Woodworker  |  Jul 03, 2008  |  0 comments
Routing the scribe cut on the end of rails has always been a difficult operation, as a user made jig was required, so that the rail was held securely and at 90° to the cutter. Now Trend has launched a new Pushblock for scribing rails on a router table securely and safely.

Made from a heavy-duty plastic composition material to ensure a flat base, the Pushblock safely holds rails up to 30mm thick and 100mm wide, for the scribing cut when…

The Woodworker  |  Jul 03, 2008  |  0 comments

Trend has launched an addition to its range of Diamond Sharpening products. The Honing Guide ensures that a correct angle is maintained on chisels and plane irons when used with a diamond whetstone.

GetWoodworking  |  Jun 19, 2008  |  0 comments

You can upload images of any width and height to the gallery but their file sizes must be less than 250 Kb each. If you don't already have any image editing software on your computer, such as Photoshop or iPhoto, you can use the following free software downloads to change the size of your images:

The Woodworker  |  Jun 09, 2008  |  0 comments
Following the huge success of the first dedicated Silverline Power Tool Drag Race last year, a second event is being organised for Sunday 10 August 2008 at Haynes International Motor Museum.

Power tool drag racing requires competitors to take a hand-held power tool, turn it into a mean machine and race it down a 75ft track. Enthusiasm for power tool drag racing swept across America and is now gripping the UK. Competitors in the USA…

The Woodworker  |  Mar 10, 2008  |  0 comments

Stockport, Cheshire March 03 2008 – Amateur and professional guitar makers (luthiers) need access to special timbers and products which hitherto meant either importing them from the USA or travelling the breadth of the country to find what they need. Tonetech Ltd has launched an online store supplying the specialist timber, paint and other general luthier supplies.

The Woodworker  |  Mar 06, 2008  |  0 comments
The Joint-Genie system makes jointing easy, quick and above all accurate. It is the simplicity of this tool that is the root of its success. Joint-Genie almost completely removes the need for lengthy marking out yet will produce accurate joints over and over again. Made from hardened steel with stainless steel fittings all Joint-Genie products carry an unconditional lifetime guarantee.

Following the success and wide general acclaim of…

The Woodworker  |  Mar 05, 2008  |  0 comments
In response to the recent trend for very dark wooden flooring, Osmo UK have developed a high quality, solid wood flooring range that also follows the principles of sustainable forestry. Thermo-Wood plankwood flooring is an environmentally friendly alternative to rare, tropical wood. The thermo treatment is an innovative technological process that involves heating domestic timbers 200 degrees centigrade, which naturally darkens the wood without…

The Woodworker  |  Jan 31, 2008  |  0 comments
Here's the latest in child safe finishes from Liberon

With child safety always at the forefront of parents minds, ensure your home is child proof with the range of Liberon products which are EN -71 Part 3 Approved. EN – 71 Part 3 Approved is an assurance that any product with this accreditation is safe for use on items which children come into contact with such as toys, furniture and flooring, ensuring children are safe at…

The Woodworker  |  Jan 25, 2008  |  0 comments
BriMarc have been appointed the exclusive importers of Magswitch Featherboards, MagJigs & MagSquares, the ‘Turn off and on powerful permanent magnets’!

(We've just got some samples in to test, initial impressions are very good, full test coming soon in The Woodworker - Ed)

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