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Featured Project

A hall table carved from African mahogany is detailed here, from on-the-bench
to in-the-photo-booth.

Hot Threads

After an employee's thumb has a close encounter with a table saw blade, the
SawStop gets credit for the fact that this shop accident ended with a bandaid,
instead of an ambulance...

Radiused corbels for a pergola present a unique challenge in the design and
machining steps of this project. A simple system is sought.

A drum sander that can't keep its paper on is giving its new owner fits. He's down
to his last scrap of sandpaper... along with his last ounce of patience. What gives?

This staircase was supposed to be stained in the shop, but... Oops! It's already
installed. Advice on job-site finishing is requested.

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Wood Humor

Video Pick

TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company features videos of the process and
equipment used to make radius cabinet doors, and to provide their ASAP
Service for custom cabinet door orders. To view the videos, click on the
link below and scroll down to TaylorCraft's video link:

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    Knowledge Base Highlights

    For an updated list of the articles most recently added to the Knowledge Base,
    click here:

    A close look at hard numbers for logs and various sawn lumber products teaches
    some valuable lessons about how sawmills can make - or lose - money.

    Cyclone dust collection myths are dispelled in this article on suspending filter
    bags above a machine.

    The lost art of chair seat caning is revived in this article on refurbishing old pieces
    of furniture. Plenty of advice here, from craftsmen who've done a little or a lot.

    Veneering a large pie-cut table top presents an intimidating set of challenges. A
    careful look at the design stage is taken here.

    A construction conundrum: how to build a cabinet with adjustable shelves, inset
    into a wall, with doors that open out and slide back into recesses next to the

    This set of cabinet doors has seen better days. A cost effective approach to a
    simple kitchen makeover is sought, whether it involves refinishing or refacing.

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    Stiles Machinery:

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    Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

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    Industry News

    Charles G. G. Schmidt & Co., Inc. is pleased to announce the addition
    of the Cope-Eze to their line of tooling and machinery. Cope-Eze is an
    air operated aluminum fixture for holding wood parts while coping on a
    shaper. Learn more at:

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