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The sad fact is that
some eastern hemlocks are succumbing to
an insect called the wooly adelgid.
But this project, a timber
frame for charity, uses a few of these lost trees
for a good
cause. Don't miss the links to John's other timber frame projects.
there a gremlin in your electrical panel? No, says this frustrated
owner, but some suppliers may use supposed power
surges as a scapegoat for
the faulty equipment they sold you.
lack of adequate dust suction has been blamed for the poor
finish this planer
is producing, but the machine's owner insists
he's got enough air. Help sleuth
out the real cause of these
infuriating little wood-chip dents:
innocent question about the duties of a shop manager promises
at the Business Forum. Add your own ideas
about this position's responsibilities:
agrees: regular machinery maintenance is a must. But how
far do you go? There
are many levels of upkeep, from simply applying a little
fresh grease, to replacing
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Knowledge Base Highlights
Thinking of selling lumber out of state?
This discussion about
shipping rates takes an interesting detour into sales
roller hold-down system is a big help for machining stacks
of material. But
can that capability be added to an existing
you were Homer Simpson, you'd exclaim, "Doh!" You
sprayed your conversion varnish...
without any catalyst.
one, woodworker zero. Another's misfortune serves
as a (painful) reminder to
stay safe around power tools. http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/MiterSaw_Kickback_Injury_Story.html
New scratch-resistant melamine facings have
created a localized
wear problem in tools used to cut the material. Do you
need to change
your tooling, or your technique? Here are some thoughts.
When you offer both your own custom-made cabinetry
and a less
expensive line of factory cabs, pricing and selling strategies become
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Colonial Saw features
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the Striebig Evolution and Control
machines, grinding machinery
applications, Lamello glue systems, and more.
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Vonhagen built his own sliding table saw, and
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