Woodworking information — August 23, 2022

Shaper launches two new merchandise for woodworkers in all places

August 23, 2022 — In the present day, the San Francisco-based woodworking and robotics firm Shaper Instruments introduced the launch of two new merchandise for the woodworking and fabrication industries: Studio, a simplified design device for craftspeople, and Plate—a common template and fixture for Shaper Origin.

Introduced at the moment on the Worldwide Woodworking Honest, Shaper Studio is a simplified 2D design device that goals to deal with the options that matter most to craftspeople, quick circuiting the trail from concept to manufacturing, and omitting the pointless and complicated options which have crept into one-size-fits-all design software program. Merely put, Studio helps customers spend extra time making and fewer time fussing with a pc. For $99 a 12 months, customers get limitless entry to fonts and art work, plus some actually highly effective modifying options like Studio’s ShapeShifter—an intuitive form mixture device that additional accelerates the design course of—together with the power to avoid wasting and export an SVG file, sync it on to Shaper Origin, or use it with different digital fabrication instruments like vinyl cutters or laser cutters. A Lite model of Studio with restricted entry to fonts and art work can be obtainable without spending a dime, and a 14-day free trial permits one to check out the absolutely featured product. Studio is web-based, making it simple to supply and edit designs in your telephone, pill, or pc.

Shaper Plate is Shaper’s newest accent to effortlessly join digital designs with bodily workpieces. When paired with Origin, Shaper Plate makes putting in {hardware} and different localized precision slicing operations quick and seamless. Plate takes benefit of Shaper’s {Hardware} Catalog, a set of Shaper-vetted digital {hardware} templates obtainable on ShaperHub. With Shaper Origin and Plate, putting in a hinge, door pull, or different {hardware} is as simple as discovering the file on the {Hardware} Catalog, aligning one among Plate’s 4 fence methods to a pencil mark, and utilizing Origin to precisely mill the pocket in simply the fitting spot. Built-in with ShaperTape, Shaper Plate accelerates an enormous number of Origin operations like putting in bow ties, nook rounding, machining cable move throughs, engravings, and extra.

Shaper Plate will formally go on sale September 14th. Within the meantime, attendees on the Worldwide Woodworking Honest this week can get a primary look and hands-on demo. For these Origin clients desperate to personal one of many first items, they’ll signal as much as get notified when Shaper Plate goes on sale and be first in line.

New clamping pads from Woodpeckers

August 16, 2022 — Woodpeckers new Joint Bridge Clamping Pads deal with a difficulty that has challenged woodworkers so long as there was glue. Irrespective of how rigorously you joint and airplane materials, once you put a gaggle of boards in your clamps there’s at all times just a bit little bit of twist, cup, or bow left and the faces don’t line up completely. Blame Mom Nature.  Stress within the boards is launched as you machine them. With every new floor you create, the boards are being pulled in new and totally different instructions. Woodworkers have handled this downside in tons of of various methods for hundreds of years…with combined outcomes.

Woodpeckers new Joint Bridges present a novel, problem-solving answer to this age-old downside. In a nut shell, they localize the stress to even out every joint individually. And so they do it with out getting inadvertently glued to your rigorously ready workpiece. These easy, economical clamping aids ship smoother, flatter panel glue-ups which require much less planing and sanding.

Extra improvements in retailer from Oneida Air Techniques at this 12 months’s IWF

August 18, 2022 – All the time on the forefront of mud assortment innovation and design, Oneida Air Techniques will probably be showcasing a number of new product ideas at IWF sales space B4735.

Increasing on their line of distinctive Good Increase® mud collectors with variable velocity fan motors, Oneida Air introduces a right-sized system geared towards small-to-medium-sized CNCs with as much as 6-in. inlets. To maximise suction on the mud producing device, Oneida Air’s Good Increase know-how mechanically optimizes CFM and static stress by adjusting the mud collector’s fan velocity (RPM). This enables the collector to ship as much as twice the airflow and stress of a normal mounted RPM collector.

Oneida Air has additionally developed two new configurations below their BenchTop model. The primary is a compact model for basic woodworking actions; the second is a stainless-steel, HEPA-grade unit for industrial use. Two years in the past the BenchTop DC was launched as a mud assortment answer for handheld instruments missing mud ports. When positioned behind the mud supply, the collector creates a secure respiratory zone by drawing the mud away from the woodworker.

Adjustments at RIKON Energy Instruments Inc.

Jack Bransfield, president of RIKON, introduced that he will probably be retiring in September. Jack has led the corporate since 2012 and has now determined it’s time to spend extra time with household and associates. Jack’s dedication, dedication, and contributions to RIKON will at all times be valued and remembered. Please be part of us in wishing Jack nicely in his future adventures.

Joe Taylor, vp, will take over as president. Joe has been with RIKON for over 10 years. Joe is skilled, profitable, and nicely regarded within the woodworking trade. His expertise and drive will proceed to make RIKON Energy Instruments a pacesetter within the woodworking trade.

Please be part of us in wishing Joe each success as he assumes his new place as President of RIKON.

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