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The WOODWEB Update - #258
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A brainstorming session on shop cost reduction is just ramping up at
the Business and Management Forum. You'll find plenty to ponder... and
maybe something to add:
Just how much should a cabinetmaker concern himself with moisture content?
More than he knows, perhaps. In this thread, relatively high humidity
in Tacoma, and its effect on moisture content, is explored.
When wide belt sanding, followed by a polishing procedure, produces what appear to be ripples
on zebra wood panels, the finisher is puzzled. Suggested causes and fixes are starting to roll in:
Advice is sought on straight line rip saws - specifically, which one
to buy, and why?
Her-Saf features assorted panel router videos including a template system,
depth control feature, eccentric nut material thickness adjustment, and
lock clamp. To view the videos, click on the link below and scroll down
to Her-Saf's video link:
Knowledge Base Highlights
What can go wrong in door construction? This article counts the ways,
and provides some solid advice on achieving success with stave-core construction
for a plank door.
The Wood Doc presents the benefits of rough-sawing to fine tolerances
in order to get more board feet per log. Skeptics inspire him to argue
his point well.
Hiring a sub rather than an employee for shop work... Smart cost- and
time-saving measure, or truly risky business that could land you in big
trouble with the IRS?
A rock solid finish that can stand up to spilled milk, finger paint -
and even a little teething - is sought in this article. Here is a host
of thoughts on the topic:
The WOODWEB detective team tries to determine if one of the group has
found a large American Chestnut log in a firewood pile.
Installing three-piece crown moulding solo calls for some pretty slick
tips and tricks. Learn from the pros:
Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory
The following companies recently created free web pages at the Woodworkers
Directory. Create yours at:
The Furniture Man
Mastercam gives you the effect of classic hand-carved art using your
CNC machine. Mastercam X4 Router now includes engraving as a standard
part of its powerful design and NC programming package. Highlights include
standard chiseling, embossed images, combined chiseled/embossed images,
and inverse embossing for mold work. Learn more at:
A sleek, compact kitchen shows off what bamboo does well... Whether you
like this look or not, you'll likely find the close-up shots of integrated
pulls and other construction details interesting. And while you're there,
don't miss this builder's "Plywood Occasional Chair" post.
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