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Manufacturer: Rockler

Rockler Convertible Benchtop Router Table

Rockler Convertible Benchtop Router Table

If you happen to be in the market for a compact, versatile, and portable router table, Rockler has a solution. The Rockler Convertible Benchtop Router Table not only functions on top of the bench, but you can also reconfigure it for wall-mounted use, as well as collapse it down for storage or transport. But wait, […]

Dust Right Wall Mount Dust Collector: Model TADC-34WN

Dust Right Wall Mount Dust Collector: Model TADC-34WN

For jobsite use, we talk a lot about portable dust extractors. If you’re not mobile, dust extraction can become a semi-permanent setup in your shop. One of the advantages is a lot more CFM (air volume) than you get with most portable units. Take the Dust Right wall mount dust collector. Their model TADC-34WN is capable of […]

Rockler Bench Dog Soundshield Safety Glasses

Rockler Bench Dog Soundshield Safety Glasses

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has announced the addition of the Rockler Bench Dog Soundshield Safety Glasses to their selection of safety equipment. The glasses combine protective eye lenses with specially designed earplugs that are tethered to the frame by cords. This keeps your eye and ear protection in one unit. Rockler Bench Dog Soundshield Safety Glasses feature […]

Review9.4(out of 10)
Loox LED light bar kit

Loox LED Light Bar Kit from Rockler

My NON walk-in pantry has a light at the top of its 10′ inside ceiling. It’s way up there, and I hate changing out the bulb. For years I’ve wanted to go LED, but then something came in from Rockler that got my attention—the Loox LED Light Bar Kit. This is a 22″ LED light bar kit […]

Rockler Carbide Turning Tool

First Look: Rockler Carbide Turning Tools

Rockler is introducing a new product designed to help keep you at the lathe longer and spend less time sharpening. The Full Size Rockler Carbide Turning Tool features a carbide disk that stays sharp longer than traditional steel blades. As the exposed edge gets worn down from use, simply loosen the screw, rotate the blade, […]

What is Shellac

What is Shellac – You Won’t Believe It

I was a soccer player in high school and college, and while we took our share of shellackings from higher ranked teams or squads from superior divisions, we were generally on the giving end. Even Calvin and Leah, my 7 year old twins, know what a shellacking is – it’s the we’ve used to describe […]

Rockler Nexabond Wood Adhesive Preview

Rockler Woodworking has announced its distribution Nexabond Wood Adhesive by Bioformix, a glue that gives do-it-yourself woodworkers the benefits of cyanoacrylate glue, but offers a longer open time to make adjustments to joints. Rockler tells us that the volume of glue is reduced by only having to apply the glue to one of the joint […]

Rockler Ready2Rout Electronic Router Fence

Once again on the cutting edge of making woodworking more exact and enjoyable, Rockler has developed the Ready2Rout Router Table Fence. How does this make woodworking better for us? It’s the industry’s first electronic router fence. Yes, you read that correctly, Rockler has brought computer technology to the router fence. The Ready2Rout itself is an […]

Rockler Storage Pouches and Aprons

Sometimes an idea is unveiled that makes me wonder, “Now why didn’t I think of that?” This is definitely one of those times. Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has introduced its new Portable Storage System. This series of pouches and aprons offers the user the convenience of organizing tools based on task. Rockler has designed pouches […]

Rockler CNC Shark Routing System

Rockler CNC Shark Black Diamond Routing System

Seeing this tool made me think that it might be a good idea to lock myself in a garage for a couple weeks and rework all the signage in my neighborhood. The new CNC Shark Black Diamond Routing System from Rockler Woodworking and Hardware is a CNC routing system that uses software, including  zeroing capability, […]