The Wood Gal

Monday, June 15, 2009 | Reader Comments | Reviews

The Wood Gal


In the spirit of Father's Day, we would like to introduce you to Ruth Walker, who learned her craft from her father and ultimately discovered a better way of doing her work thanks to Festool power tools. Here's her story...


Ripping Precision: Review of Festool Parallel Guides

Thursday, June 4, 2009 | Reader Comments | Guide Rails | Reviews | Saws

Parallel Guides


In the edition of SysNotes earlier this month, we featured an article on Brice Burrell's review of the new Festool Parallel Guides. We mistakenly did not include a direct link to the review. If you had difficulty locating the review, you can view it online at the following location.

Webpage Brice Burrell's Review of the Festool Parallel Guides


Women In Woodworking

Thursday, June 4, 2009 | Reader Comments | How-To | Reviews

Not Just For Men


We recently met with Rue Ann Flanders, President of the Women's Woodworking Guild of Indiana (WWGI), to talk about the emerging role of women in woodworking. WWGI consists of a group of women in the central Indiana area who share an interest in working with wood in various capacities. They share skills within their group and seek to learn new skills from sources outside of the group. The guild has been involved in many community programs including Habitat for Humanity, art displays at the Indiana Art Center, participation in the Indiana Woodworking Show and more. WWGI can certainly serve as a model in other communities where women seek to find peers with whom to share their passion for woodworking.


Price Reduction on TDK Cordless Drills!

Thursday, June 4, 2009 | Reader Comments | Cordless Drills | Promotions

TDK Cordless Drills


Effective immediately, Festool has reduced the published catalog prices on all TDK cordless drill models. There's no better time to upgrade to a new Festool cordless drill. At participating Festool dealers while supplies last, see your local Festool dealer for details.