In this issue:
Bet you wish you had a couple of these sawhorses...
Solid walnut, with
Advice is sought on an efficient sequence
for finishing, fitting, and hanging
some sapele doors (and their accompanying jambs and casings).
What should this buyer look for in a construction
boring machine? The
Cabinetmaking Forum chimes in with recommendations:
Materials for an exterior curved stair are
under discussion at the
Architectural Woodworking Forum:
With a goal of matching the color and grain
pattern in this clean,
contemporary kitchen, the builder explores engineered veneer and other
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Building an automatic blast gate with a pneumatic
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Here's a heaping helping of advice for a
first-timer about to recoat some
kitchen cabinet doors with an opaque finish.
When drying in a dehumidifier kiln, beech
needs an aggressive schedule,
similar to oak or hard maple.
A craftsman struggles to find a way to apply
veneer to a heavily profiled
sheet of MDF with deep, regular grooves.
The Wood Doctor explains why southern pine
supposedly dried to 18%
moisture content would still support mold after being stacked inside a
dry house under construction.
Knife grinding equipment and techniques are
discussed with a woodworker
who wants to reproduce historic mouldings for custom work.
Sycamore? Beech? Mulberry? The forum takes
a look at some old wood
found in a barn, destined to be made into guitar bodies.
Featured Forum Technical
Dave Rankin is President of Moulder Services,
Inc., a company he formed
in 1986 to provide operator training and repair for all types of moulders
profile grinders. He is also the current Director of Technical Education
Grinderman's Association, a non-profit group he founded in 1997 to promote
education and training of moulder and grinder operators, and is the editor
their publication, "The Profiler." Dave holds a PhD in Safety Engineering.
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