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The WOODWEB Update - #254
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In this issue:
Featured Project (Wooden bathtub)
Ever see a wooden bathtub? If not, now's your chance. This one is parota,
with a vanity to match.
A wainscot paneling discussion asks forum participants to join in with
pros and cons on two closely related construction styles. Add your thoughts
A cabinet shop owner marvels at the "outrageous" rates charged by professional
finishing shops, and wishes he could afford to subcontract the finish
Swirl marks left in the sanding stage seem to magically appear after this cabinetmaker
applies his stain. This is the last production problem that stands between
him and a perfect door...
Delta features a video showing assorted Delta machines in operation.
To view the video, click on the link below and scroll down to Delta's
Knowledge Base Highlights
Sticky spots got you down? Here's a nice handful of workable methods
for preventing bleed-through from pitch pockets in softwood lumber.
The advice in this article on gluing up a table top when the outside boards are "live edge"
aims to help you incorporate nature's lovely - and challenging - irregularities.
This lively discussion features plenty of background information on traditional
glues and modern adhesives for use in varying situations.
So your client is worried you'll croak before his cabinets are done,
and his deposit will follow you into the afterlife. Preposterous, or practical?
Here's a look at life insurance, performance bonds, and similar workarounds
for the risk that you may check out unexpectedly.
A particularly stubborn black stain on an antique oak table has this
finisher fretting. Advice to ease a worried mind follows...
Fan capacity, kiln size, and the size of the lumber pile are all items to consider
when loading a dehumidifying kiln. The Wood Doc and others offer suggestions.
Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory
The following companies recently created free web pages at the Woodworkers
Directory. Create yours at:
Baker Furniture and Stairs
M & B Cabinetry & Woodworks
North Road Technologies LLC announces that it has acquired the assets
of Nyle Corporation in Brewer, ME. The acquisition will keep existing
staff, locations and product lines intact and will position the combined
company for substantial growth in the development of Energy Saving Heat
Pump products. Learn more at:
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