In this issue:
A spiffy mudroom is a must-have for this
home. See the design process
and finished product:
Are you using social media for your business,
and if so, which forms
do you participate in? Let us know by voting in our latest poll. Current
results for the poll will be displayed immediately after voting, and you
may return and view results at any time by clicking the "Vote Now and
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Constructing a full size door by itself is
a tough task. Including a window
in the door - an even tougher task. Does the advice shared provide
clarity for the questioner, or open the door for more questions?
Spraying high gloss finish on a table, sanding,
and polishing - what
could go wrong? In this case, squiggle marks showed up.
Choosing cutting knives for a CNC can be challenging.
advise on the use of a custom bit vs. HSS loose knives for edge
bevels on a thick maple countertop.
Selecting a project designer seems fairly
straightforward - lay out the
project and details, and let the designer go to work. This woodworker
is finding out there's a little more to it. Check out the strategies
being suggested on how to select and work with a designer.
Business Poll Comparison:
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2011 and 2013 poll comparison and find out how the outlook stands
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Putting in a Sub-Zero? Cabinet installers
feel your pain, but the big,
heavy units have their defenders too.
Here's a long and thoughtful thread about
how to create and implement an
effective marketing and sales strategy - online and elsewhere.
The capabilities of chainsaw mills are laid
out in this discussion, from the
point of view of some sawyers who have become smarter over time.
Want to keep the weather from finding its
way around an exterior door?
Read this expert advice.
Here's a long and complex (but very informative)
thread that starts off with a
wood identification problem, moves into a discussion of wood pore structure,
and then takes off on an interesting tangent about quartersawing, flatsawing,
and other methods for piecing out a log.
The fix for some closet doors that developed
a bow along the long stile
could include some innovative hardware - or not.
Featured Forum Technical
Curt Corum is the technical sales manager
for Air Handling Systems. He
has delivered problem-solving solutions to small shops as well as major
corporations. Curt served as technical advisor for the installation of
collection systems for TV shows "The New Yankee Workshop" and "This
Old House." Curt has authored, co-authored and served as technical advisor
for articles published in leading wood industry magazines. He developed
extensive seminar on woodworking dust control, which he has presented
the Mid-Atlantic Woodworking Show and New England Expo.
Visit the Dust Collection, Safety and Plant Operation Forum at:
Air Handling Systems features assorted videos
related to dust collection
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