In this issue:
A creative and unique wood carving is one way this contributor showcases
appreciation for his daughter:
Combustible Dust Poll
Virtually all pro shops have a dust collection
system ... do you
consider combustible dust an important issue, and if so, what
precautions are you taking? Voting is still open and 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
Calculating sales commission can be complicated. Read about
how these business owners break down the sales process and
steer this shop owner in the right direction.
A J-hook coming undone is causing a door
seal failure with this
interlocking threshold installation. Thorough advice
is shared to
help keep the J-hook in place and the seal working properly.
A large commercial bid is on the table for
this questioner, who has
previously completed a number of residential and
commercial bids. See how the following advice may help him
this new, and large, bid.
A number of options regarding a job-site air
for solvent application are available to this finisher. Can he
settle on a choice and properly vent the finish fumes?
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Here's a detailed thread about how to handle
a problem with a
soft, dentable finish applied over a beautiful one-of-a-kind custom
A veneer jobs shows checking after nine months
in service. What could
be the cause?
Contractors discuss ways to get heavy materials
up to and down from
an upper-floor loft in the shop. Included is a participant's video.
Based on a Paul Downs column in the New York Times,
thoughtful thread about how to optimize your workforce for skill,
teamwork, efficiency, and morale.
Cherry is photosensitive and prone to blotching,
so trying to
overcome the natural differences in color between pieces by
sealing and tinting has low odds of success.
Read how wax or a specialty lubricant can improve the
performance of a jointer or planer.
Featured Forum Technical
Dr. Gene Wengert is Professor Emeritus in Wood
Department of Forestry, at the University of Wisconsin (Madison).
He frequently contributes to trade journals serving the primary lumber
industry, and is president of The Wood Doctor's Rx, LLC,
through which he provides
educational and consulting services to lumber
Visit the Sawing and Drying, Value Added Wood Processing and
Drying Forums at:
Delmac Machinery Group features assorted videos
including two edgebander
videos. To view the videos, click on the link below and
scroll down to Delmac
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