What’s New in Woodworking

Kreg® Precision Setup Bars

Kreg setup barsKreg ensures your project measurements are on-the-mark exact!

  • 3-in-1 bars act as a step gauge, depth gauge, and fence gauge
  • Fence gauge: makes positioning your fence quick and easy
  • Depth gauge: straddles your reducing rings for fast and easy bit height adjustments
  • Step gauge: Test the depth of your cut after each pass
  • Seven set-up bars: 1/8″ (.125), 3/16″ (.188), 1/4″(.250), 5/16″ (.313), 3/8″ (.375), 7/16″ (.438), 1/2″ (.500)
  • Each individual bar is made from soft aluminum designed to prevent damage to your router bit or saw blade in case they make contact during setup




Woodworking in the News

Between the lines tells the story: Waynesville woodworker carves into passion

Smoky Mountain News – Waynesville, NC

When you are in the presence of the woodwork by Ben Grant, you find yourself captivated by the contours of his pieces.

Each creation is intricate in nature, but with the same kind of smoothness you might see in a high-end car design, where there’s a sense of style, innovation and sharpness, but not one line or space is wasted — a complete creative statement.

A passion for woodworking

White Bear Press – White Bear Lake, MN

What started out as a hobby quickly turned into a dream job for White Bear Lake natives Dave and Allysa Nadeau. The pair started building custom furniture for their own home a few years ago and developed a passion for creating furniture for others. Their business, Lake Life Furniture LLC, offers durable pieces that are custom-built to each customer’s needs. It also allows the couple to spend more time at home with their daughters, Elsie, 3, and Nora, 1.

Man continues woodworking hobby after going blind

WBTV – Charlotte, NC

If you watch Billy Milburn while he’s working with wood in the shed behind his house, you learn very quickly that his lack of sight doesn’t slow him down very much. He uses table saws, planers, and most recently, a lathe to turn wooden bowls.