In this issue:
New Forum Discussion
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so before clicking, and decide if you're interested in reading more. Try
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Shop Built Equipment
Do you have a good design for a four-sided
door drying rack with casters?
If so, help a fellow finisher out and share your description and pictures
It ain't easy, designing and pulling off
a handsome little kitchen to fit in a very
awkward (A-frame) space. But it can be done!
Is it damaging to run the motor in a nice
Oliver 270-D at a higher voltage
than intended? Weigh in at:
This modern kitchen design is complete...
with the exception of an
appropriate range hood. Any ideas?
At one Rhode Island tech school, students
can sign up to build their own
electric guitar. As one forum contributor says, "Just another reminder
you catch more flies being relevant to your audience."
This shop is looking into adding a nested
router to their operation, and
seeks advice from those that have gone before them.
Recent Additions to
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Arnold Wood Turning
Web Marketing 101
Here's some good research into design elements
that cause confusion
or are just hard to use. Remember to design your site with the end user
mind - you are not the primary user of your site. Shared by Jim Roberts
Navigation Approaches that Can Increase Cognitive Strain
This issue of the WOODWEB Update is
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Knowledge Base Highlights
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Painters on site typically don't seal door
bottoms, so door makers
recommend priming with shellac or epoxy.
A table project involving MDF surfaces applied
to a hollow torsion box
and veneered raises complex questions about how to balance the
Here's an informative discussion of the hows
and whys of buying and
using a small moulder to make short runs of custom profiles.
Here's a good look at the hows and whys of
grinding knives on the
Advice on remediating curved lumber after
resawing, with a discussion
of why "tension set" occurs and how the effect can be reversed.
When parts are coming out slightly undersized,
start with a few basic
Frame or Frameless Poll
There's still time to vote! Which style of
cabinet does your shop fabricate...
frame or frameless? Current results for the poll will be displayed
immediately after voting, and you may return and view results at any time
by clicking the "Vote Now and View Results" link.
This poll is sponsored by
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Pocket Cutters, Frame Assembly Tables, and More
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