Product Reviews

Painter's Pyramids

Painter's Pyramids

The simple design masks the usefulness of these plastic pyramids. Trust Lee Valley to come up with a modern approach to an age old problem—how to elevate your project for finishing without damaging the wood or marring the finish. The new painters’ pyramids do just that. In the past, woodworkers […]

by September 15, 2009 Product Reviews
Flexible Super Glue

Flexible Super Glue

Gorilla brand super glue is less brittle than ordinary cyanoacrylate (CA) glue. It should be no surprise that Gorilla Glue, a relative newcomer to the adhesive market, has developed an instant glue. The new Gorilla brand Super Glue boasts an impact tough hold. Gorilla Glue adds rubber particles to the […]

by September 15, 2009 Product Reviews
Liquid Fusion Glue

Liquid Fusion Glue

Duncan Enterprises, the manufacturers of Aleene’s® Tacky Glue, developed a urethane glue that is stronger than traditional wood glues, but does not create a foam when curing like popular polyurethane glues. Duncan Enterprises, the manufacturers of Aleene’s® Tacky Glue, developed a urethane glue that is stronger than traditional wood glues, […]

by September 15, 2009 Product Reviews
Olson Mach Series Blades

Olson Mach Series Blades

Premium performance at standard pricing The new Mach Series scroll saw blades by the Olson Saw Company provide a middle ground between Olson’s Precision-Ground-Tooth (PGT) design and ordinary scroll saw blades. The Mach Series blades, like most scroll saw blades, are milled, which makes them more economical than the “ground” […]

by September 15, 2009 Product Reviews
Lee Valley Tape Tip

Lee Valley Tape Tip

While Lee Valley’s Tape Tip is a simple little device, it is a surprisingly useful tool. While Lee Valley’s Tape Tip is a simple little device, it is a surprisingly useful tool. Two tiny rare-earth magnets secure the tip to an ordinary tape measure. The tips shine when it comes […]

by September 15, 2009 Product Reviews
Perfect Cutting Angles – Every Time

Perfect Cutting Angles – Every Time

Wixey Digital Angle Gauge – An easy tool to duplicate table angles. The Wixey Digital Angle Gauge allows you to set the scroll saw table to an exact angle time after time. The angle gauge was designed for use with table saw or radial arm saw blades, where it is […]

by September 15, 2009 Product Reviews
Hobby Clamps

Hobby Clamps

Lee Valley has introduced a new clamping system designed for irregular shapes. Some scrolling projects require you to be a contortionist to clamp them properly. Scrollers use a variety of items, ranging from tape to rope, weights to pure brute force, but Lee Valley has introduced a new clamping system […]

by September 15, 2009 Product Reviews
Microplane Sanding Discs

Microplane Sanding Discs

Microplane has developed a set of stainless steel sanding discs that attach to random orbit sanders. Microplane has developed a set of stainless steel sanding discs that attach to random orbit sanders. The discs use the same cutting technology used in the Microplane rasps. Instead of a disc covered in […]

by September 15, 2009 Product Reviews
Light Reduces Strain on Eyes

Light Reduces Strain on Eyes

The BlueMax High Definition Lamp makes a big difference when you’re scrolling by providing bright, shadow-free light. Full Spectrum Light It’s hard to explain how the light is different from ordinary light. The only word I can think of is “clean.” Colors pop out under the light, and the contrast […]

by September 15, 2009 Product Reviews
Minwax launches new finishing products

Minwax launches new finishing products

Minwax has a new polyurethane finish and two new stain colors Minwax, one of the most popular and well-known wood finish manufacturers, has developed three new finishing products: two colors of stain, and a new polyurethane formula. Gunstock and Red Chestnut bring the Minwax interior stain palette up to 21 […]

by September 15, 2009 Product Reviews