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The Woodworker  |  Sep 24, 2008  |  0 comments

With house sales grinding to a halt, why not spruce up your current property instead? But if you don't fancy wielding a paintbrush for hours, help is at hand from Bosch power tools with the latest additions to its Fine Spray Gun range. The new Bosch PFS guns create brilliant coats of paint on smooth or heavily textured surfaces alike - three times faster than a paintbrush!

The Woodworker  |  Sep 20, 2008  |  0 comments
Record Power release the new TS200-C sawbench.

This sawbench has been designed with the small cabinet or furniture maker in mind. With Record Power’s characteristic solid build quality and specifications often found on machines in a much higher price bracket, the TS200-C gives fantastic value for money, great versatility and accuracy in a compact format. One of the greatest benefits of this machine is the 10” blade,…

The Woodworker  |  Sep 19, 2008  |  0 comments
Record Power is proud to announce the launch of the BS300E 
Economical Bandsaw.

Recognising the need in the marketplace for a high quality bandsaw at a budget price, we have developed a high quality, solidly built but economic version on the BS300X, the UK’s best selling mid range bandsaw.

The Woodworker  |  Sep 18, 2008  |  0 comments
Metabo are proud to launch the 2nd generation PowerMaxx, the PowerMaxx PRO Li, a 7.2V lithium-ion drill/driver.

Metabo produced its first generation PowerMaxx to provide a professional high quality package to home owners and the trade. Perfect for kitchen/shop/bar/office fitters, workshops, garages and builders the aim was to design a tool that allowed the user to gain access to awkward spaces whilst still providing the power they…

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.