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Festool Edge Bander KA 65 Conturo Review

Festool Edge Bander KA 65 Conturo Review

As a carpenter who specializes in custom cabinetry and built-ins, I find a new tool’s versatility to be one of my top priorities. I don’t often add a tool to my shop if it can’t perform more than 3 or 4 functions. My router, for example, has 4 different base attachments. This allows me to […]

Rockler 3-Piece Silicone Glue Application Kit

When Using Glue-ups in Joinery is Best

Using glue-ups in joinery is the preferred solution for tables and other surfaces requiring strong adhesion. We asked our Pros for some thoughts on when using glue-ups in joinery is best. Joinery, whether utilitarian or decorative, must always be dependable. Joint failure is annoying at best and dangerous at worst. A carpenter’s skill level, available […]

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 […]