Video: Air compressors and their many woodworking uses

Compressed air and vacuum systems are vital to the woodworking industry. Whether you are manufacturing furniture, building cabinets, or processing lumber, air is used to power pneumatic tools and equipment such as:

Air compressor ๐Ÿ›  small hand tools including sanders, nail and brad guns, staplers
๐Ÿ›  moulders
๐Ÿ›  conveying equipment
๐Ÿ›  CNC routers
๐Ÿ›  edge banders
๐Ÿ›  paint spraying equipment
๐Ÿ›  laminating equipment
๐Ÿ›  material handling equipment
๐Ÿ›  finishing systems



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Larry Adams is a Chicago-based writer and editor who writes about how things get done. A former wire service and community newspaper reporter, Larry is an award-winning writer with more than three decades of experience. In addition to writing about woodworking, he has covered science, metrology, metalworking, industrial design, quality control, imaging, Swiss and micromanufacturing . He was previously a Tabbie Award winner for his coverage of nano-based coatings technology for the automotive industry. Larry volunteers for the historic preservation group, the Kalo Foundation/Ianelli Studios, and the science-based group, Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST).