Product Reviews

Best Ever Picture Screws

Best Ever Picture Screws

Lee Valley’s new picture screw offers a strong grip Lee Valley has designed a screw to be used specifically for hanging items on walls. The screw, which features a very small core, but large threads, will hold up to 20 pounds when screwed into drywall. There is an integral 3/8″-diameter […]

by September 15, 2009 Product Reviews
Nail Brads Without an Air Compressor!

Nail Brads Without an Air Compressor!

Black and Decker Firestorm Cordless Brad Nailer Many experts suggest attaching blanks for stack cutting with small nails or brads. While air-powered brad nailers have been available for years, and corded nailers have been out nearly as long, price and inconvenience have kept many from getting them. Black & Decker […]

by September 15, 2009 Product Reviews
Cold Heat™ Hot Glue Gun

Cold Heat™ Hot Glue Gun

The cordless Cold Heat Glue Gun is useful in the shop and home alike. Cold Heat, famous for the instant heat soldering guns, has applied that technology to hot-melt glue guns. The Cold Heat Hot Glue Gun, with its tip enclosed in a high-temperature rubber sleeve, is a cordless hot […]

by September 15, 2009 Product Reviews
Dremel® Workstation

Dremel® Workstation

The Dremel Workstation turns your rotary tool into a drill press and stationary grinder Dremel has adapted it’s drill press into a complete drilling and grinding station. The workstation is designed to hold any of the standard Dremel rotary tools, and, when combined with Dremel’s three-jaw chuck, it is perfect […]

by September 15, 2009 Product Reviews
Sandflee

Sandflee

The 9″ Sand Flee by RJR Studios is the perfect addition to a small scrolling shop The 9″ Sand Flee portable drum sander is the perfect addition to a serious scroller’s shop. Comprised of a precision-machined sanding drum set into an adjustable, machined-flat table, the 9″ Sand Flee, a scaled-down […]

by September 15, 2009 Product Reviews
Seyco’s SeeSander

Seyco’s SeeSander

The SeeSander lets you see exactly how much material you are removing when sanding. With traditional sanders, you can’t see how much you’re removing, so you sand, check the piece, sand some more, check the piece, and hope you don’t sand too much. The new SeeSander by Seyco solves this […]

by September 15, 2009 Product Reviews
Dremel Scroll Saw Review Model #1800 Scroll Station Put To The Test

Dremel Scroll Saw Review Model #1800 Scroll Station Put To The Test

Dremel’s new tool, the Scroll Station, combines a traditional scroll saw with a disc sander and a flexible shaft tool. It is meant to be a complete tool to take scrolling projects from start to finish. Product Notes: The Scroll Station works best when cutting material ¾”-thick or less All […]

by September 2, 2009 Product Reviews
Excalibur Scroll Saw

Excalibur Scroll Saw

EX21 Put To The Test Excalibur has totally redesigned the scroll saw with their new EX21. The biggest change is in the mechanism to change the cutting angle. Instead of tilting the saw table to the right or the left, the saw arm tilts to the right or the left. […]

by September 2, 2009 Product Reviews
Hawk G4 Scroll Saw

Hawk G4 Scroll Saw

The Hawk G4 combines size, power, and a choice of blade-feeding methods. With a 26″-deep throat, the G4 is one of the largest scroll saws available. The size allows you to cut large projects that would require the use of spiral blades on smaller models. The American-made saw can cut […]

by August 27, 2009 Product Reviews
Osage Orange

Osage Orange

Bright yellow hardwood is excellent for scroll sawing Osage orange is readily recognized by its distinct yellow color. Unfortunately, the vibrant color usually turns a light brown when the wood is exposed to oxygen and sunlight. You can take steps to preserve or at least prolong the vivid yellow color, […]

by August 25, 2009 Product Reviews