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Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 12/7/2013
Three months after the job, doors finished with waterborne conversion
varnish are blushing. The culprit turns out to be ammonia in a household
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 12/06/2013
Founded in 1993, Western Dovetail provides high-quality dovetail drawers to the nation's cabinetmakers and woodworkers efficiently, accurately and with exceptional customer service.
Featured Project || Posted here 12/5/2013
This writing arm Windsor chair goes from raw material (rounds of wood) to
finished product in a very nice step-by-step...
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 12/04/2013
A world market leader for solid wood processing equipment, Weinig Group USA produces a variety of machinery including moulders, planers, knife grinders and many more items to increase business efficiency.
Building a Bandmill
Forum Discussion || Posted here 12/3/2013
The beginning stages of a built-from-scratch bandmill are documented in
this video series.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 12/02/2013
With a variety of machines to handle various material sizes and capacities, WEIMA's products include single-shaft and four-shaft shredders as well as granulators and briquette presses.
Scribing a Skirt Board
Forum Discussion || Posted here 11/30/2013
Scribing a skirt board to a set of installed treads and risers... without a
tape measure... Think it can't be done? Think again, my friend! The
excellent photos and instructions in this thread will make you a believer.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 11/29/2013
A family-owned business with over 300 dedicated employees, WalzCraft manufactures custom cabinet doors, drawer boxes, moldings and many other varieties of cabinet components and accessories.
Knife Weight Balancing
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 11/28/2013
Paired knives on a moulder should weigh within a tenth of a gram of each
other. Here's advice on measuring and achieving that.
Featured Poll || Posted here November 26th, 2013
Voting for the Woodworking Poll is still open so remember to cast your vote at WOODWEB's online poll, and view the voting results instantly:
Featured Project || Posted here 11/23/2013
Curved sides make this maple and rosewood tallboy and dresser project
one of a kind.
Techno CNC Systems
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 11/22/2013
Offering affordable, built-to-last all steel precision CNC routers for all aspects of manufacturing, Techno CNC Systems utilizes advanced engineering systems and superior quality components to help sign makers, woodworkers and general fabricators with their production needs.
Forum Discussion || Posted here 11/21/2013
Attaching a countertop to an existing kneewall is the goal here - the
installation must be clean, and the countertop can't wobble.
Wagner Electronic Products
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 11/20/2013
A world leader in moisture measurement technology, Wagner Electronic Products offers large lumber and wood products manufacturer's equipment as well as moisture meters for wood flooring and woodworking applications.
Forum Discussion || Posted here 11/19/2013
The Wood Doc steps up to answer a question on moisture meter selection.
Shop Gallery || Posted here 11/16/2013
In this video, Jason Straw, Woodworker, takes you on a virtual tour of his
shop, past the Japanese hand tools, into the machine room, where... you'll
never guess what's going on.
W. Moore Profiles
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 11/15/2013
Providing a wide range of products for the moulding, millwork and cabinetry industry, W. Moore Profiles offers raised panel tooling, moulder heads, shaper tooling, custom insert tooling, profile knives and much more.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 11/13/2013
In the business of developing a wide range of laser-based technologies since 1989, Vytek manufactures laser cutting, engraving and marking equipment for a wide variety of applications.
Featured Project || Posted here 11/12/2013
It ain't easy, designing and pulling off a handsome little kitchen to fit in a very
awkward (A-frame) space. But it can be done!
Drying Rack Design?
Shop Built Equipment Forum Feature || Posted here 11/9/2013
Do you have a good design for a four-sided door drying rack with casters?
If so, help a fellow finisher out and share your description and pictures.
Vortex Tool Company
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 11/08/2013
A manufacturer of high performance router and insert cutting tools for the woodworking industry, Vortex Tool Company produces tools with cutting edges in carbide, stellite, high speed steel and polycrystalline diamond.
New Forum Discussion Preview Feature
Site Announcement || Posted here 11/7/2013
At the main page of all WOODWEB's Forums, visitors can now see a preview of each discussion by holding their cursor over the link. Scan the first sentence or so before clicking, and decide if you're interested in reading more. Try this time-saver out at the CNC Forum.
Featured Poll || Posted here November 5th, 2013
Cast your vote at WOODWEB's online poll, and view the voting results instantly:
Forum Discussion || Posted here 11/5/2013
This shop is looking into adding a nested router to their operation, and
seeks advice from those that have gone before them.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 11/04/2013
Dedicated to anyone who works with wood veneer, Veneer Systems' goal is to provide the highest quality wood veneering tools, supplies and equipment.
Students Build Their Guitars
Forum Discussion || Posted here 11/2/2013
At one Rhode Island tech school, students can sign up to build their own
electric guitar. As one forum contributor says, "Just another reminder that
you catch more flies being relevant to your audience."
Walnut Tangent Handrail
Featured Project || Posted here 10/31/2013
Nothing newfangled about this walnut tangent handrail - it was designed
with geometry from the 1800s and built with solid wood.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/30/2013
Offering software solutions for CNC machines, Vectric products are easy to learn, precise, self-supporting and affordably priced, and include Aspire, VCarve Pro, Cut 3D, Cut2D, and Photo VCarve.
Sawmill Gallery || Posted here 10/29/2013
Berkshire Products of Sheffield, MA specializes in wide, natural edge slabs.
Check out the Wood-Mizer 1000 they use for oversize logs...
Shop Built Equipment Forum Feature || Posted here 10/26/2013
When this woodworker needed a new outfeed table for his table saw, he
fabricated one that would serve as a downdraft as well. Here's how it works.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/25/2013
One of the largest coatings manufacturers in the world, Valspar provides wood coatings, varnishes, furniture finishes and much more.
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