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The WOODWEB Update - #259
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In this issue:
Featured Project (Designer headboard)
"The Monster" is a headboard from a designer show house. Watch as the
puzzle pieces assemble into a rather complex whole:
Methods of constructing plank entry doors - from traditional to contemporary
- are under review at the Architectural Woodworking Forum. Add your own
Is it possible to come up with an accurate formula for lineal-foot cabinet
pricing? Woodworkers share their methods and warnings in this forum thread:
Climb cutting door rails on a shaper with a power feeder... Bad idea,
or, with careful setup, acceptable? Weigh in at:
The owner of a load of potentially valuable, freshly sawn, figured hardwood
wonders: Should he protect his investment by air drying, or trust his charge to an unfamiliar kiln dryer?
JOURNEYWERKS features cutlisting and estimating software videos for
custom cabinets, materials, and time takeoffs. To view the video, click
on the link below and scroll down to the JOURNEYWERKS video link:
Knowledge Base Highlights
A customer is dissatisfied with the finish on a butcher block shipped
cross-country, sparking this long saga of a woodworker's woes. Lessons
are offered on communication, contracts, and credit card company dispute
Here's a little advice on cleaning up burn marks in the rounded end of
a flute, and avoiding those burn marks to begin with.
Woodworkers go low-tech in this discussion of the differences between
low angle and high angle hand planes, and the appropriate uses for each.
When beetles wage war on a piece of newly-constructed furniture, questions
arise on heat treating in order to destroy the destroyers...
When the din of a dust collection system becomes deafening, it's time
to consider ways to build sound-deadening baffles and boxes that will
restore quiet to your shop. Here is a host of ideas:
Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory
The following companies recently created free web pages at the Woodworkers
Directory. Create yours at:
E. Jacobsen Furniture Maker, LLC
The T75 PreX is a high-end sliding table saw that sets new standards
for the woodworking industry. It is the first machine worldwide where
a cutting height of more than 200 mm is combined with a tilting range
of 2x 46 degrees. Thanks to numerous innovative solutions, the operator
has the freedom to execute each angular cut at the cross-cut fence and
at the rip fence exactly the way it is best for the task at hand or the
work piece to be machined. Learn more at:
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