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Laguna Tools Acquires SuperMax Tools

Irvine, California – September 18th, 2017: Laguna Tools announces it has completed the acquisition of St. Joseph Tools, LLC d/b/a SuperMax Tools. Based in Saint Paul, Minnesota, SuperMax designs and sells award winning drum, brush and combo sanders for the woodworking and metalworking industries.


Laguna Tools’ Lasers are “A Cut Above”

Irvine, CA – Whether you want to cut, engrave, burn, etch, mark, bore, print or machine, Laguna Tools has a Laser Machine to meet your needs. With our selection of five SmartShop C02 lasers, nine SmartShop Fiber Lasers, and the SmartShop SV – a Fiber Marker, you can select the ideal machine to provide the high quality finish you desire.  

Breathe Easy with Laguna Tools Clean Air Dust Collectors

Irvine, CA – No one likes to clean. But when it comes to dust particles, consider both health and safety reasons for adding the right dust collector to your tool arsenal. Whether you are a hobbyist woodworker or manage a professional shop, Laguna Tools Clean Air Dust Collectors will help you breathe easy.  

Laguna Announces Floating Shoe Spindle for Lockdowel H-Clips

Irvine, CA – Laguna Tools is proud to announce an exciting floating shoe spindle option for craftsmen utilizing the H-clip system from Lockdowel. The consistent ride of the new spindle allows fabricators to create cabinets, closets, and furniture with greater efficiency and lower labor costs.

Laguna Tools to Highlight SmartShop®Fiber Lasers at Fabtech Expo

Irvine, CA – The Laguna Tools SmartShop® Fiber Lasers, designed to bring a new level of precision to sheet metal cutting, will be on display at the company’s booth, C14127, during Fabtech, November 16-18, Las Vegas, NV.

Laguna Tools to Feature The Smartshop® Level 3 CNC Plasma Machine at Fabtech Expo

Irvine, CA – The Smartshop® Level 3 Plasma CNC from Laguna Tools  will be on display along with several fiber laser CNC machines at the company’s booth, C14127, during Fabtech, November 16-18, in Las Vegas, NV.

Laguna Tools Receives an Investment from Hudson Ferry Capital

Irvine, CA – Laguna Tools, Inc. is pleased to announce that it received an investment from Hudson Ferry Capital, a New York-based private equity firm, on March 31, 2016. Hudson Ferry Capital partners with entrepreneurial owners and managers to make investments in established privately-owned lower middle market companies. The management team of Laguna Tools has retained a significant equity ownership in the company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Laguna Tools Introduces New Lock Dowel Boring/Inserting Machine at IWF Atlanta

A new boring/inserting machine exclusively for use by cabinet manufacturers that use Lock Dowel fasteners will be introduced by Laguna Tools at IWF Atlanta, Booth 4813. The fully-automatic machine is expected to revolutionize the manufacture of cabinets of all types.

Laguna Tools to Introduce New SUV CNC at IWF Atlanta

A new CNC machine that combines the features of the widely used SmartShop® II with new capabilities that add to its speed, strength and ease-of-use will be introduced by Laguna Tools at IWF Atlanta, Booth 4813.

Laguna Tools Introduces New Options for IQ CNC during IWF Atlanta

Options add capability, versatility to widely used machines

Laguna Tools to Introduce New Dust Collectors at IWF

A new line of cyclones will be among several new machines introduced at IWF Atlanta, Booth 4813, by Laguna Tools.

Laguna Tools Revo 18|36 Lathe Now Available in 110V Model

Laguna Tools, Inc., today announced the introduction of the Revo 18|36 lathe in a 110V 60 Hz 1.5HP model. The new addition brings all of the features of the original Revo 18|36 without the need for 220 V power. The unit is priced at $2,399, a $100 savings over the original unit.

Laguna Tools reaches new milestone with the release of the New SMARTSHOP III

Laguna Tools has reached a new milestone with the release of the New SMARTSHOP III CNC machine. Developed in partnership with FANUC, the SMARTSHOP III is powered by the most reliable, most advanced CNC control Technology in the automation industry.

Laguna will introduce its SmartShop|MT CNC with two new options at AWFS®

Laguna Tools, Inc., today announced that the company will introduce its SmartShop|MT CNC with two new options at booth 7411 in the AWFS® (Association for Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers) Fair in July in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Laguna Tools introduces new Revo 18|36 lathe at AFWS®

Laguna Tools introduces new Revo 18|36 lathe at AFWS® New lathe incorporates design and details with special appeal to bowl turners.

Laguna Tools® to introduce latest Bandsaw Innovation at AWFS®

Laguna Tools® to introduce latest Bandsaw Innovation – LT 14BX at the AWFS® Fair, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Laguna Tools to Hold– Grand Tent Sale

Laguna Tools, Inc., today announced that the company will hold a massive “Tent Sale” as a farewell to its current location. The sale is scheduled for 7:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. on Friday, March 13th and Saturday, March 14th, 2015 at what will then be Laguna Tools’ previous location, 17101 Murphy Ave, Irvine, CA 92614.

Laguna Tools to Move to Larger Facility

Laguna Tools, Inc., today announced the company will move to a new plant and offices on March 1st of this year. Although the new facility, located at 2072 Alton Parkway, Irvine, CA 92606, is only a mile from the existing Laguna Tools headquarters, it will allow the company to consolidate operations that were previously conducted at two separate facilities.

Laguna Tools is Excited to Introduce the New REVO 18|36 Lathe at IWF 2014

The advanced design of the REVO 18|36 lathe has been years in the making. Its headstock has been engineered with a cone shaped nose that allows unique access to the back of the bowl while turning.

Laguna CNC Smartshop III Press Release

Laguna Tools has recently announced the introduction of the NEW SmartShop 3 CNC Machining Center, developed to introduce an advanced technological platform for the next generation of Laguna CNC Machinery.

Laguna CNC Plasma Press Release

Laguna’s new CNC Plasma Cutter has been engineered to provide you with an extremely rigid platform capable of performing the most demanding jobs at a low initial investment cost. Designed for operational simplicity and incorporating features that ensure extremely accurate results, Laguna’s CNC Plasma cutter is a “game-changer.”

Laguna Tools Announces a New Composite Fabricator CF16 CNC for the ACM Industry

Laguna Tools of Irvine, CA has recently announced the new Composite Fabricator CF16 CNC Machining Center developed specifically for the ACM (Aluminum-Composite-Material) fabrication industry. “We felt really good CNC machining solutions for ACM fabricators had some limitations that we could easily overcome,” said Laguna Tools President Torben Helshoj, “and we were able to include our newest CNC innovations in this exciting new product offering.”

Laguna Tools Names Stoppenbrink New Chief Operating Officer

Stoppenbrink said, “I am excited to bring my experience to Laguna Tools. It is a great company and a highly respected brand name within the machine tool industry. I look forward to working with Catherine and Torben to further strengthen an already robust management team, as well as grow revenue and profits. Together we will take the company to the next level.”

Laguna Tools Announces $25,000 in Product to be Given to Aid Wounded Veterans

Laguna Tools announces $25,000 in product to be given to Aid Wounded Veterans in 2014, CNC and woodworking machine manufacturer makes contribution through trade association fund; urges industry-wide participation.

Laguna Tools Launches Online CNC Forum

Laguna Tools is proud to announce the debut of an online forum devoted strictly to their CNC machines. The new discussion board,, will allow Laguna CNC users around-the-world, along with Laguna Tools’ CNC experts, to share information and learn more about their machines, whether their interests are technical, operational, or software-related.

Massachusetts Student Wins Laguna Tools Cnc School Contest

The winning essay, chosen from several hundred entries, was submitted by Luke Grant, a senior at the North Adams, Massachusetts, Drury High School. His essay centered on his desire to create molds that could be used to shape fiberglass or carbon fiber into body panels for an entry in the Tour De Sol solar power vehicle rally.

$1,000 CNC School Competition

Laguna Tools Announces First Annual $1,000 CNC School Competition Showcasing Creativity in Today’s Woodworking Educational Programs.

Free CNC Educational Woodworking Workshop and Open House

Laguna Tools, a leading innovator of advanced and affordable woodworking equipment for professionals and serious hobbyists, will present a free CNC Educational Workshop and open house, December 13 and 14, from 9:00am to 3:00am in Irvine, California.

New 110-volt, Hobbyist-Friendly Bandsaw from Laguna Tools to Debut at the AWFS

A new Laguna Tools Bandsaw designed for serious woodworking hobbyists at an affordable price will debut at the AWFS Fair in Las Vegas, July 24-27.

Laguna Tools calls new multitasking SmartShop MT CNC a woodworking breakthrough

Laguna Tools, a leading U.S. innovator of woodworking machines for industry professionals and serious hobbyists alike, recently announced the addition of a multitasking, cost-effective new router platform to its product lineup – the SmartShop MT CNC.

Bringing a Contractor Saw and Cabinet Saw Together - Laguna Tools Fusion

The new Fusion table saw is a premium light duty table saw. Unlike other hybrids, the trunnion is not attached to the tabletop, but mounted onto the frame like a real cabinet saw, to ensure the tabletop stays flat.

Laguna Tools CNC Color Portfolio for Woodworkers to Debut at the AWFS

A free, downloadable color portfolio featuring the latest in CNC (computer numerical control) Woodworking technology will debut at the AWFS Woodworking Fair in Las Vegas, July 24-27, according to Laguna Tools – a leading creator and distributor of woodworking equipment for both professionals and serious hobbyists.

Sawdust Will Be Flying at Laguna Tools' 2013 AWFS Woodworking Fair Display

Visitors to the 2013 Association of Woodworking & Furnishing Suppliers (AWFS) Fair will find live demonstrations, sawdust flying and the sounds of blades whirring at booth #7512 where Laguna Toolsis promising a “show within a show” as it fires up everything from cutting-edge bandsaws to game-changing CNC machines, July 24-27 in Las Vegas.

Announcement of Steve Alvarez as Director of Sales, CNC Division

Laguna Tools, a leading innovator of woodworking equipment for both professionals and serious hobbyists, recently announced the appointment of Steve Alvarez as Director of Sales in the company’s burgeoning CNC Division.


Laguna Tools is excited to announce the return of our annual March Machine Madness Sale. We are cleaning out our warehouse and offering dramatic mark-downs on demo machines, as-is merchandise, and our entire inventory of overstocked items. Plus, our fiscal year-end brings extra-incredible value to Laguna customers with special pricing, free shipping and discounts up to 60% on a number of quality products.

IWF 2012 - LT 14 SUV Bandsaw

Named ‘Best in Class’ by Wood Magazine, the LT 14 SUV Bandsaw from Laguna Tools gets even better! (See it at Booth #5547)

Laguna Tools Loans Band Saw to Madison College

Students in the Cabinetmaking & Millwork program at Madison College now have a new option when it comes to band sawing. Laguna Tools recently provided the program with a 16” heavy duty band saw for program use.

IWF 2012 - Revo Lathes

New Revo Lathes get Rave Reviews from Professional Woodworkers and Serious Hobbyists. (See it at Booth #5547)

IWF 2012 - Limited-Time Show Discount

IWF Limited-Time Show Discount! Take 10 Percent Off on All Products at Laguna Tools Booth #5547!

IWF 2012 - Step Up to CNC Technology with IQ

Step up to CNC technology with newly redesigned and affordable ‘I.Q.’ (tabletop) CNC Router from Laguna Tools. (See it at Booth #5547)

IWF 2012 - SmartShop continues to be top choice of professionals

The popular 4×8 SmartShop CNC from Laguna Tools continues to be the difference-maker between just getting by – and increased profitability – for small to medium size woodworking operations in today’s challenging economy.

IWF 2012 - Customer Registration Up a Record 98 percent

Laguna Tools’ IWF 2012 Customer Registration Up a Record 98 percent, as Products to be Displayed almost all Pre-Sold!

IWF 2012 - New Resaw King Blade

New Resaw King Bandsaw Blades Cut Down on Waste, Improves Performance and Lasts Longer! (See it at Booth #5547)

IWF 2012 - B&R IWF Release

Laguna Tools’ CNC Machines + B&R Controllers = Stability, Ease-of-Use, Security & Profitability!  (See the machines working at Booth #5547)

IWF 2012 - Action Packed booth

The Action will be Non-stop at the Laguna Tools IWF Booth #5547!