Our friends Chuck Bender and Glen Huey started their website, 360woodworking.com. 360Woodworking.com is an informative website where "Tech meets Tradition." It offers a wide range of information, including woodworking techniques, online classes, and a host of other features.
The American Woodworker Magazine has been a friend to Micro Fence since our early days when Rodale Press still owned it. Today's editorial staff has continued the tradition with a warm review of our Micro Plunge Base which you can see on our What's New page. Thanks to Tom Casper for letting us re-produce the article on our site and to Brad Holden for writing about our newest tool.
The Noden Adjust-A-Bench is award-winning woodworker Geoffrey Noden's response to his need and yours - for a solid, stable work surface that changes height quickly and with ease. Check out Geoff's new Inlay Razor system... one of the most unique concepts we've seen in a long time (which just happens to feature the Micro Fence® Edge-Guide and Center Bar & Levelers Kit)
Author of many woodworking articles and router books, perhaps the most notable being "Woodworking With the Router" which we think is one of the most comprehensive texts ever published on the subject. Bill has been a friend and supporter for many years. We always feel good when we see a Micro Fence appearing in one of his articles. Check out his complete credits by clicking on his name above.
Clermont's Ultimate Tool Supply: The Canadian Festool Source: Burnaby, BC
Dan Clermont opened his store about 3 1/2 years ago featuring Festool tools and a rare hands-on approach for customers to try out tools before they buy. His showroom offers a wider range of manufacturer's products that now include the Micro Fence System. We look forward to a long-term relationship to make our tools more accessible in Canada.
Noted woodworker/artist/TV Personality David Marks has opened a school to share his skills in a variety of techniques. His current inlay class is featuring our new Portable Three-Axis Mill and Edge Guide. Check out the curriculum on his website. A unique artist/craftsman teaches unique approaches to woodworking that will advance your craft.
Dover Designs, LLC
Don and Jean have created a new company with the knowledge and history of 90 years in the Inlay business. Marquetry, wood lines, filigree, wood inlay, however you refer to it, Dover Designs has a pattern to meet your needs.
Festool is a German manufacturer of high-quality power tools for professionals. Find innovative and unique tools for sawing, sanding, routing, drilling and planing with highly efficient dust extraction. We currently fit all of the Festool routers, including the 1000, 1010, 1400, 2000, 2200 and the newest MFK 700.
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The Furniture Society is a membership based non-profit corporation. Their mission is to advance the art of furniture making by inspiring creativity, promoting excellence and fostering understanding of this art. The Society, based in Asheville, NC, has an international membership comprising furniture makers and designers, educators and students, museum and gallery professionals, journalists and editors, collectors and enthusiasts, and the interested public. Built on a tradition of volunteerism, the Society provides a range of programs including annual conferences, exhibitions, publications, scholarships and awards of excellence. All programming is guided by the Society's core values: opportunity, education, inspiration, community and contribution.
Matt Furjanic has been making inlay banding commercially for the last six or seven years. You'll find some very unique patterns at very reasonable prices. A great source for inlays and other fine wood crafted products.
Learn about the Keller Dovetail Jig.
Seasoned woodworker, author, and teacher, Kelly Mehler operates a well-equipped school at his Berea, Kentucky shop using Micro Fence products on all his routers. Check his website for class descriptions and schedules. One of the more personable and well-qualified instructors we know, Kelly taught for many a season with The Woodworking Shows and now shares his knowledge at this charming rural setting in the Bluegrass hills of Kentucky.
The unique ornamental milling machine for routers with a wide range of options that offer unique woodworking capabilities. The Anderson brothers, Tracy and Andy have been friends and entreprenurial peers since Micro Fence started in the early 90's. Good folk, good products.
Author, Inventor, and Teacher. Industry expert in the development of routers and router accessories. Pat's unique approaches to routing will make you think and certainly expand your capabilities when using the router.
Rich met Steve Shanesy back in the early 80's when Steve first started woorking wood for a living and moved into the industrial complex where Rich had his shop. Many years later, as Rich began to develop the Micro Fence, Steve became the editor of Pop Wood and was instrumental in building it into the popular publication it is today.
Port Townsend School of Woodworking
The Port Townsend School of Woodworking offers weekend and one or two week courses on woodworking, cabinet making, furniture making, historic preservation and traditional woodcrafts. Seasoned professional, Jim Tolpin, the proprietor of the school has written more than a few articles and books on professional woodworking, one of which, (Built-In Furniture), included some of Rich's work. Jim's knowledge and natural integrity are sure to make any learning experience at his school a beneficial one
A great forum for to discuss woodworking, hosted by our friend Ellis Walentine.
The catalog for router tables, supplies, and accessories.
Our friends Richard and Kathy Hummel in North Royalton, Ohio make some of the finest router tables and accessories available anywhere. Rich has invested in CNC machinery to manufacture high precision components that add up to very high quality products that are innovative and functionally superior. Their catalog includes a widee variety of tools for router tables, measuring devices, supplies, and accessories.
The West Coast choice for keeping up with the woodworking community. Our dear friends Ron and Pam Goldman make a great team to publish and edit a magazine that's informative and inspirational.
As one of the first magazines to feature Micro Fence on it's cover, we've always had a soft spot for the Journal. It's particularly nice to see it doing so well with it's e-zine and print editions as well.
Woodworking in Action
A new interactive dvd publication from noted woodworker Graham Blackburn featuring woodworking articles, techniques, interviews, and reviews.
The Woodworking Shows is one of the last surviving live events in the country for woodworkers of all skill levels. Rich will be teaching an inlay seminar this year in about twenty cities.