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Featured Project

An expanding sapele conference table is on display at the Project Gallery.
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Hot Threads

A recently acquired construction borer will be set up for screw assembly
of cases, and its owner has questions on boring bit diameter and dowel
alignment. Got answers? Share them here:

Problem: low ceiling height above a new CNC machine, where dust collection
ductwork must go. Solution: a simple but ingenious flex hose arrangement that
could be adapted to other equipment with minimal clearance issues.

Drying troubles in unfamiliar tropical woods spark a conversation containing
some basic information from the Wood Doc on sound practices to prevent
splitting, cracking and moisture content.

When a frame veneering press produces panels that are warped, a host of
possible problems is investigated, and experienced advice is offered on
outfitting a press system that gives consistent quality.

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Knowledge Base Highlights

Should you charge for drawings? Strongly held and well-articulated views
on drafting, bidding, sales, costs, and how to charge for design work are
presented here.

For small-scale production on a budget, a furniture-maker reports good
results from a chain-saw mill.

A question about glue brands evolves into a discussion on operating a
glue-pot edgebander to avoid charring of glue and reduce the need for

Fitting crown moulding to a barrel-vault, wall-to-ceiling joint... Hope you
never have to do it? Just in case you do, the expert analysis, practical tips,
and great pictures in this article will help you wrap your head around the task.

This report from Steve Bratkovich at Dovetail Partners Inc. focuses on urban
forestry and its continuing transformation into a discipline that mirrors many of
the considerations and complexities of traditional forest management.

When factory-supplied simply won't do, constructing and attaching paintable
wood faces to an insulated steel garage door may be necessary. This article
includes advice on fasteners, adhesive, and door track hardware.

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    Edgewood Cabinetry

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    Video Pick

    Air Handling Systems features videos on ductwork for dust collection systems.
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