Tools & Equipment

Not all resins are equal – here are three products specifically designed for general coating, deep casting and use on smaller art pieces.

The Nova Comet II DR midi-lathe is a popular unit on the Australian market but is now back with ‘refreshed’ aesthetics and a constant read system that provides live speeds.

The set is capable of cutting dados up to 24mm in width which is substantial for a set this size.

Damascus, white high carbon steel and fine timbers are handcrafted into chisels designed for specific uses.

This machine has been designed and appointed to suit the home user, and considering the price range, it has some handy features.

Visual impairment creates a range of challenges for woodworkers. In this article Duncan Meerding looks at some of assistive technologies which are available.

Sawing is the primary machining process – but how do you know which circular sawblades to buy? Knowing their features and functions is paramount.

Well engineered and well finished, the Nova Orion offers digital control and variable speed – but what sets it apart from others on the market?

Assembling and customising a kit is an option worth considering for would-be guitar makers. Three kits reviewed by Raf Nathan.

A small cabin building project was the perfect opportunity to test the power and convenience factor of two Bosch cordless circular saws.

Tool collector and historian, Kevin Chamberlain writes about Chinese traditions of furniture and tool making in Australia.

New upgrades to router tables include a lift and dedicated power unit.

A new range of premium-build heavy-duty dust extractors is now available in Australia.

Bow Products have updated their unique Featherboard design and also released some other new safety gear lines.

Available soon from Carbatec, the new Nova G3 Pro-Tek and SuperNova2 Pro-Tek chucks have advanced features to enhance chuck performance.

Donald Powell looks at different types of mallets and their uses.