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Wizard II Giveaway
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have been made in our metal detector
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Little Wizard II Planer and Jointer Savers.
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Wizard II Jointer and Planer Saver is a portable,
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designed specifically for woodworkers.
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A furnituremaker breathed
new life into some scraps of exotic
pallet wood in this project. Read about
the interesting species
and techniques used to construct a one-of-a-kind sofa
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RouterCAD announces 3 great new products!
Express - gives you the ability to shape parts
and generate g-code and nesting.
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CNC Express - gives you the ability to design
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Jointing door stock
twice may be efficient from a woodworking
perspective, but it's inefficient
from a business perspective.
Cabinetmakers share their thoughts...
stain blotching can be quite a hassle. A finisher presents his
receives a number of tips to help him avoid this
problem in the future.
moisture content before and after planing sounds fairly
so much in this discussion. Find out why, and
get some advice from the Wood
In-house tool sharpening – is it
cost effective for CNC shops?
Pros discuss their processes and share sharpening
Ralph Hahn is the general manager of Canus Construction,
specializes in architectural millwork and metalwork projects, and
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The customer wants cabinet doors with hidden
hardware and positive latching
action. Here are some options for pairing latches
and hinges that won't work
against each other.
If you're using a chainsaw to rip logs into
rough thicknesses, you need
to maintain your machine well. Here's some detailed,
on chain selection, tooth grinding and sharpening for this
a tropical hardwood, is dense, heavy, and beautiful, but
prone to movement
and hard on tools...
In a specialized air-drying situation, a woodworker puzzles over
how to deal
with surface fungus growth.
Credit cards, controversial? They are in this rather spirited
whether a cabinet shop should accept them
article on vacuum pumps includes a nice explanation of the
principles of vacuum
pressure, and some tips on ganging
multiple pumps to the same hold-down table.
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Speed Sander features a demo video
of the Speedsander widebelt
in action. To view the video, click on the link
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Kentucky Forest Products
started out as a post mill, and has
added guardrail material, cabin timbers,
and lumber to their
product offerings. See the pole peeler, the Morgan band
saw, and more at:
Built Equipment Forum Feature
shop-built router table is a souped up version of the plan
in a wood magazine.
It's shiny, solid, and - according to its
builder - pretty darn sweet.
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