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The WOODWEB Update - #260
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In this issue:
Hot Threads (A sampling of current forum discussions)
Video Pick (MLS Machinery USA, Inc.)
Knowledge Base Highlights (The latest additions to this growing resource)
Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory (Create your free web page today)
Industry News (Hermance Machine plans 2010 Summer Exposition)
Featured Technical Advisor (Dr. Gene Wengert)
A mission style door entry set is detailed
in pictures at the Project Gallery. See the sapele parts being assembled,
and then installed:
Conserving space while increasing the capacity of a dust collection
system is the goal. Can this shop owner install a collector above
a wide-belt sander?
The groove that develops on the cutting edge of a router bit when cutting melamine is a source
of frustration for this shop. After trying various brands of material
and tooling, the problem persists.
Eager out-of-state buyers inspire a lumber supplier to ship his stock
around the country. The issues involved with shipping lumber nationwide are
A set of damaged cabinet doors needs refinishing... Or replacing? Finishing
pros run through the possibilities:
MLS Machinery USA, Inc. features assorted videos of boring machines,
edgebanders, finishing equipment, lathes, material handling, routers,
sanders, sawmill equipment, and veneer equipment. To view the videos,
click on the link below and scroll down to the MLS Machinery video link:
Knowledge Base Highlights
Here's a handful of tricks for using scribe moulding to fudge the gap
between a set of frameless upper cabinets and a ceiling soffit that's
out of whack.
A shop owner who's investing in a CNC router gets advice on re-organizing
the rest of his shop to take best advantage of the new equipment.
Convenient spraying of an extra-large surface is covered in this article,
including tips on building special racks and a video of a finisher in
The best method of assembling a square and sturdy cabinet carcass is
the subject of great debate in this article.
Applying a waterborne clear finish to mahogany, a finisher runs into
a maddening white discoloration that he can't explain...
Bottoms up! Here's a little advice on building a bar, starting at the
conceptual phase, and including a few pictures of completed projects.
Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory
The following companies recently created free web pages at the Woodworkers
Directory. Create yours at:
Pendulum Swing Sets of Redlands
Boykin Pearce Associates
Wood Jars and Home Decor
Hermance Machine Company is celebrating their 108th year in business
by hosting an interactive and educational machinery exposition June 23rd
and 24th in their 80,000 square foot remodeled facility in Williamsport,
PA. A new format will be employed that includes hands-on instruction,
as well as individualized direction for machinery selection and proper
configurations. Learn more at:
Featured Technical Advisor
Dr. Gene Wengert is Professor
Emeritus in Wood Processing, Department of Forestry, at the University
of Wisconsin (Madison). He frequently contributes to trade journals serving
the primary lumber processing industry, and is president of The Wood Doctor's
Rx, LLC, through which he provides educational and consulting services
to lumber processing firms. Visit the Sawing and Drying Forum at:
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