Curved cuts are usually reserved for a jigsaw or router, but now you can add a circular saw to your arsenal of curve-cutting tools. According to the maker, the Arcus 71/4-inch Saw Blade can cut curves with radii from 15 inches on up. Its secret is a slightly dish-shaped, tempered blade — plus 24 V-shaped C6 teeth. The demonstrations I saw were quite impressive. The inventor cautions users that the C6 carbide is brittle and should be protected when the blade's not in use. Also, the blade is thicker than normal, so it won't fit every circular saw; contact the maker for product.comatibility. It costs $40. Arcus, 502/495-2959, www.arcusblade.com
For years, Gorilla has had a firm grip on the polyurethane wood glue market, but a couple of worthy.cometitors showed up at this year's show. Macco Adhesives, for example, launched Liquid Nails Rhino Ultra. This glue sets up in 40 minutes (20 if the mating surfaces are dampened) and offers a high-viscosity formula that allegedly makes it less...
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