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The WOODWEB Update - #253
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In this issue:
Featured Sawmill (Foxwalk Log and Timber)
Foxwalk Log and Timber of Menomonie, WI specializes in log homes. See
what they make with a mill and some rather large white pine at:
Announcement from WOODWEB
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Simple test routines for CNC accuracy are under review here. Have one
that works? Add it to the list:
How much room does 20,000 board feet of stickered lumber take up? This
recent question at the Sawing and Drying Forum has garnered answers from
a handful of pros, along with the Wood Doc...
A small gremlin with a monkey wrench: that's who is being accused of
creating feed problems with this four-head moulder. If you've got a better
idea of what's to blame, do share:
A cupped countertop presents two pertinent questions: why did it happen,
and how can it be corrected?
Delmac Machinery Group features videos including a Celaschi Progress
with rotary tool changer, an OMAL RF F1 Hardware Insertion Machine, a
Busellato Flexa Edgebander with solid wood edging and a Fravol SMART 6
Edgebander with single motor corner rounding unit. To view the videos,
click on the link below and scroll down to Delmac's video link:
Knowledge Base Highlights
WOODWEB's Carl Hagstrom and Wood Doc Gene Wengert supply a scientific
and practical explanation of wood moisture content and seasonal movement.
Here's a thoughtful, in-depth discussion of vacuum pump capacity and
the factors that influence pump effectiveness:
How to fit strips of wood to a steel rail on a steel staircase? Here's
some advice on using the steel as a form for clamping flexible strips
for laminated glue-up.
Fences, cutters, and more: a handful of ideas for cabinet door production with
a shaper are presented here...
Fight water with fire, some finishers say. A burning question on repairing
water damage is answered here with a technique as much party trick as
it is professional secret...
Here's how to improve dust collection for a table saw, especially when
using a zero-clearance throat plate next to the blade.
Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory
The following companies recently created free web pages at the Woodworkers
Directory. Create yours at:
Border French Woodworking & Carpentry
Taghkanic Woodworking LLC
Quickscrews introduces a new line of #6 screws in square drive. The screws are offered in lengths starting at 1/2" and go up to 1-1/2". They all feature the type 17 point and are all available in a zinc-plated finish. Some sizes are also available in a nickel-plated finish. Learn more at: http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/industrynews.pl?read=638187
The angles in this gun cabinet installation may cause you to scratch
your head, but the puzzle pieces do fit with impressive precision...
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