Mereen-Johnson will demo two machines for the show
April 23, 2021 | 6:15 pm CDT
Diehl SL30 ripsaw

Mereen-Johnson says the Diehl SL30 features a 10-hp arbor motor, 14-in. or 16-in. blade diameter and a fixed arbor.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Mereen-Johnson will demonstrate two machines under power at Wood Pro Expo Florida. Both of the machines -- the Diehl SL30 ripsaw and the Mereen-Johnson 1105 CNC Dovetailer – will be featured in the Running Machine Program, a series of free tech-ed programs on the show floor.

Mereen-Johnson says the Diehl SL30 is the most affordable machine its ripsaw line. It features a 10-hp arbor motor, 14-in. or 16-in. blade diameter, a fixed arbor and fixed feed speed of 60 fpm. It can handle stock thicknesses up to 2-1/2 in. with a maximum glue line of 5 ft. It utilizes Diehl’s unique undercutting principle provide a quality cut and simplifies dust collection.

Mereen Johnson CNC dovetailer
Mereen-Johnson 1105 CNC Dovetailer

The Mereen-Johnson 1105 CNC Dovetailer is designed for high-production drawer box operations. The machine features a large touchscreen and simple setup procedures, as well as a 5-hp motor driving five spindles. The cartridge-type spindles are individually replaceable with a wrench and are equipped with sealed double angular contact top and bottom bearings that never need lubricating. 

See the ripsaw and dovetailer at Mereen-Johnson’s booth #340, June 9-10 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. Learn more at

About the 2021 Closets Conference & Expo and Wood Pro Expo Florida
The Closets Conference & Expo is the annual national event for closet and home storage professionals. It is co-located with Wood Pro Expo Florida (WPE), a regional marketplace for the woodworking professionals. The events are organized by Closets & Organized Storage and FDMC magazines respectively, each part of Woodworking Network. The twin-billing event is scheduled for June 8-10, 2021, at the Palm Beach Convention Center in Palm Beach, Fla. 

The Closets Expo and WPE both lead off with a separate full-day conference on June 8, followed by the two-day expo, June 9-10, featuring woodworking machinery and supplies. Additional educational programming is offered on both days of the expo. Tours of local manufacturing plants and the popular Top Shelf Design Awards networking reception are also key components of the event.

For information about exhibiting, and sponsorship opportunities, contact Laurel Didier, publisher of Closets & Home Storage. For inquiries about WPE, contact Harry Urban, publisher of Woodworking Network. 

More 2021 Woodworking Network events
Wood Pro Expo Lancaster, Oct.14-15, 2021, Warehouse at the Nook, Lancaster County, Pa. -- Annual woodworking trade show and conference

Executive Briefing Conference (EBC) Sept. 8-10, 2021, The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colo. -- Annual forecast of economic, technology and design trends for the North American woodworking industry.

Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo (WMS), Nov. 4-6, 2021, International Centre, MIssissauga, Ontario -- Canada's national woodworking show.


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Rich Christianson is the owner of Richson Media LLC, a Chicago-based communications firm focused on the industrial woodworking sector. Rich is the former long-time editorial director and associate publisher of Woodworking Network. During his nearly 35-year career, Rich has toured more than 250 woodworking operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia and has written extensively on woodworking technology, design and supply trends. He has also directed and promoted dozens of woodworking trade shows, conferences and seminars including the Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo, Canada’s largest woodworking show.