May 2008 Volume 80 Number 5
44 A new angle on saw efficiency
New angular saw helps cabinet manufacturer boost output and increase efficiency.
50 Toolmaker expands during challenging times
Carolina Specialty Tools expanded to other woodworking customers when the economy took a downturn. Now it’s grabbing
market share and increasing its bottom line.
56 Ikea’s Swedwood gears
up in Virginia
Swedish furniture giant’s first U.S.
factory starts production.
62 Composite panel
industry reacts to CARB ruling
The toughest production standard in the world for formaldehyde emissions will begin to go into effect in January 2009.
64 Conducting a wide sanding belt evaluation
A step-by-step way to improve sander performance.
68 Product focus: adhesive solutions
72 Achieving green certification
Manufacturer of upholstered seating chooses independent
certification for its products.
On the cover: Holzma HFL 33 angular saw system
Cardell Cabinetry, San Antonio, Texas
74 Ask George: Prepare for the future
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