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Chuck Leibbrand fills the roll of both arborist
and sawyer in his
business, Palisade Tree Service. In this recent interview with
WOODWEB's Brett Hagstrom, Chuck emphasizes the importance
of preservation and recycling of quality trees.
Drying pressure treated southern yellow pine
is much like drying
green lumber, but a few extra precautions must be taken. The Wood
Doc weighs in with specifics, including environmental considerations.
The curved sheets of plywood in this free
form railing project present
a challenge: how to stiffen and stabilize? Advice is shared, including
a couple of sketches.
When a set of shelf blanks came out of the
vac bag bowed, this
cabinetmaker realized he'd glued up unbalanced panels. Maybe it's
the MDF that's causing the problem... What do you think?
Does learning AutoCAD seem like a daunting
task? Check out the
startup advice offered here. There may even be something for long
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Oak, cedar, locust, or pressure treated...
Which is the best for
building fences? Rot resistance and longevity are considered here.
Furnituremakers take a look at some ready-to-assemble
that might be used in high-end cabinetry and furnishings.
Here's some advice on getting nice results
in a solid surface cove
joint, and developing an efficient, streamlined process for the future.
"If the women don't find ya handsome, they
should at least find ya
handy." This is just one of many in an epic collection of woodshop-
worthy quotes. New inspiration is just one click away:
Believers in direct mail say it hits the
target harder and more
accurately than general advertising. Others are opting for social
networking, Google adwords, and other nontraditional media.
Can good table engineering be determined
via a formula? In this case,
stresses applied to a heavy table in use are considered, along with
appropriate dimensions and construction details.
A dining table goes from pencil sketch to
finished project in this post.
Salvaged old growth redwood, paired with a custom-tailored design,
make for a good looking product.
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Charles G.G. Schmidt Co. features a video
of Larry’s Clamp, a board
flattening and panel gluing tool, in action. To view the video, click
the link below and scroll down to Charles G.G. Schmidt Co.'s video link:
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