In this issue:
Duane Slaymaker of The Wood Shed operates
a portable Norwood sawmill
in Strasburg, PA. Here's a recent interview with Duane:
What's the best way to glue up this large
raised panel wainscoting? The
goal is to avoid expansion problems.
With a job for custom oak stair treads coming
up, this woodworker
seeks advice on an efficient, professional method for making tread returns.
Basic steps for cutting quality rails and
stiles are under discussion here:
Thin, light striations in a white, gray and
silver glaze is what the designer
has requested for this writing desk with fluted legs, molded panels and
ribbon carving. Any advice for a frustrated finisher?
Web Marketing 101
A good reminder for all website owners -
have people from all age groups
test your site, especially if your customers span all ages. Watch how
they interact, and make adjustments accordingly.
Seniors as Web
Recent Additions to
the Woodworkers Directory
The following companies recently created
free web pages at the
Woodworkers Directory. Create yours at:
stevens master woodworks
Pinetree Furniture Makers
Knowledge Base Highlights
See a complete list of the most recent additions
to our Knowledge Base at:
An extensive discussion on chisel and plane
iron sharpening walks
through the basic and advanced aspects of creating a shaving-sharp
edge on your hand tools.
A sawmiller and wood turner shows off a highly
irregular Norway maple
log and the remarkable figure in the wood it produces.
Problems with vacuum pump operation in vacuum-bag
may be traceable to a leak in the bag.
Is there a reliable way to strip and paint
RTF doors that are delaminating
badly, or is it wiser just to buy new MDF doors and start from scratch?
Rough sawing produces lumber of variable
thickness that has to be
planed to finish dimensions. But how much variation is normal — and
what causes it?
A movement-free joint, a flush surface, and
a stable finish are the
technical challenges. Are they surmountable?
The curves on this bombe chest of drawers
were constructed with
bendy ply and pine strips.
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