Quality Control Taiwanese Style
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Synopsis: Options for light- and medium-duty tools, such as contractor's tablesaws, miter saws, and benchtop planers, are mostly limited to Taiwanese machines.Fine Woodworking's Anatole Burkin visited 16 woodworking machinery factories in Taiwan to see how modernized manufacturing methods and quality-control measures have improved Taiwanese tools.
The country's low-cost labor pool attracts manufacturers; more of the factories are turning to automation, but many tasks are still hands-on.Inspectors spend a lot of time overseeing product quality.And China, where labor is even less expensive, is exporting more woodworking tools all the time.
Burkin includes a checklist of what to ask when buying a new tool to ensure you get the quality you're after...