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Outsourcing Poll

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Featured Project

A well-produced video of trestle table construction has generated
some work for this cabinetmaker. See why right here:

Hot Threads

Spinning blades aren't the only hazard in a wood shop. Don't forget the
danger that you breathe: dust. Here are two discussions that emphasize
the importance of clearing the air before it's too late:

A question about documentation and support for an old Martin shaper
leads to an interesting look back in equipment history...

If sorting through the wide world of CNC router bits is daunting, get
a little help from your friends... at the CNC Forum:

A newer, bigger dust collector is needed as this expanding business
moves into a larger facility. Advice is requested on a system that
won't cost a million bucks to operate, and a warning is given on how
to *not* require the services of the fire company:

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Featured Member Profile

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Knowledge Base Highlights

Keeping a razor-sharp edge on hand tool blades means proper
maintenance of honing stones. Consider this advice:

Two extra (and unwanted) holes in a sink cabinet bottom...
and 10 good ideas for fixing or hiding them.

Here are some well-informed opinions about whether to use
engineered core, a solid teak core with teak veneer, or simple
laminations of solid teak when building a teak door.

It's tough to find one software application that can quickly create
a visual during a sales meeting, but also generate construction drawings
suitable for fabrication in the shop. Here is some insight into software
capabilities, and some nice example drawings.

A shop-rigged table saw sled... Sound nuts? This feedback on the
idea includes the options of buying a sliding table attachment, or
stepping up to a professional-grade slider.

You're a woodworker skinning doors with metal. Feel a little out of your
element? Here's an in-depth discussion of materials and techniques
that might help you out.

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    Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

    The following companies recently created free web pages at the
    Woodworkers Directory. Create yours at:

    Handmade Woodworks

    All American Woodworking

    Florida Home Decor

    Haas Woodwork Inc

    Video Pick

    Benz Incorporated features videos demonstrating a single
    sided right angle unit, a double sided right angle head and
    bottle holder building with an aggregate. To view the videos,
    click on the link below and scroll down to Benz Inc.'s
    video link:

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