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
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