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Easy Table Saw Sled

A table saw sled (or cross cut sled) makes cutting wood against the grain safer, and much easier. There are lots of technical ways to approach making a table saw…

Table Saw Class

The table saw is a cornerstone of every shop, and in this introductory class you'll learn the fundamentals on how this powerful and versatile machine works. We'll start with the…

Why Do Lithium Ion Batteries Explode?

The University of Michigan explores why lithium ion batteries sometimes explode. Battery explosions and fires have become a real problem for electronics like smartphones and laptops.Continue reading at:Product Design &…

Showcase on Safety!

New Equipment Digest showcase of new safety equipment and PPEContinue reading at:New Equipment Digest

Frankie Forklift Video

Frankie Forklift and Friends would like to introduce two new items just in time for the holidays - a 26-page coloring book and a soft lovable Frankie Forklift toy. The coloring book introduces 18 new characters inspired by material handling equipment including Dudley Dump Hopper and Clarence Clamp Truck. The plush Frankie Forklift toy can join your kids when they read about Frankie's new adventures or just hang out with them for a nap.