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Shop Built Equipment Forum Feature

With a rolling rack like this one, just the right clamp will always be
close at hand...

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Featured Project

When you think "wooden boat," we'll bet this built-for-speed machine
isn't what comes to mind... In competition, it should run close to 85 mph.

Hot Threads

Lock joinery is the method of choice in this discussion on columns and
finished end construction. The best tools and techniques are under review.

A few years after the fact, a client's veneered furniture feels rough. Is it
veneer checking, and if so, can the pieces be saved?

Using automotive acrylic to protect an entry door sounds a bit out of the
box, but it's worked for some. Find out why, and read about other
recommendations for protecting exterior millwork:

When the GC demands a breakdown of all charges on a job, this shop
owner feels he needs to justify his overhead. How should he break it

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    Knowledge Base Highlights

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    When using local hardwood to produce framing lumber, consider
    standard dimensions before you saw, as you may have to mix
    material from your woodlot with stock from the lumberyard.

    Here's some advice, along with show-and-tell examples, for
    machining curves with a CNC. Start out with a simple drawing
    to import; end up with an impressive length of wooden rope...

    This cautionary tale will teach you the hard lessons learned by a shop
    owner whose buildings caught fire without having to go through
    it yourself.

    It's widebelt sanders versus drum sanders in this debate, focused
    on the small shop. While widebelts come out on top, if you don't
    have the funds for one, a carefully chosen drum sander will do the
    job too.

    A shop owner shows off his shop-rigged solution for combined
    table-saw blade safety and dust collection.

    Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

    The following companies recently created free web pages at the
    Woodworkers Directory. Create yours at:

    Schmidt Precision Wood Products Inc.

    Preservation Plank Floors

    Upton's Millwork Services

    Closet Factory

    Video Pick

    Veneer Systems Inc. features a case clamp demonstration video showing
    an operator control panel and unload/set upright control station. Also
    covered are loading table, base air jets, recirculating ball screw, multi
    -direction rollers and photocell. To view the video, click on the link below
    and scroll down to the Veneer Systems video link:

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