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This custom dining table combines a live
edge claro walnut slab with a
reclaimed hickory barn beam trestle, blued steel details and forged lags.
Contact cement is no good for veneer, and
even worse when solvent-based
finishes will be applied. Here are ideas on how to correct a bad situation.
The builder of this circular lamination wants
to determine grain orientation
before his cedar is milled. Weigh in at:
The vice president of this cabinet company
would like to make his shop
more efficient... starting with prelaminated sheetgoods. Help him sort
the details so he can make a case to the higher ups:
Adhesion issues arise during the coating
of a maple/cherry bartop. Which
part of this finish schedule is to blame?
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Web Marketing 101
Some interesting musings here on how people
use each device. However,
I disagree with his assessment that "task rich" sites can't use a responsive
design. Mobile users do complete complex tasks using their phones, and
growing numbers. Ask anyone running an ecommerce site, and you'll be
surprised the percentage of orders they are getting from mobile devices.
Shared by Jim Roberts of Roberts WebForge.
Design vs. Task-Oriented UX Design
Knowledge Base Highlights
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A handful of expert tips on reducing tearout
on problematic wood in a
moulder or shaper.
Here's some good advice on door construction,
with particular reference to a
door built with sapele and including horizontal glass panels.
Lumber and surface preparation may be more
important than glue choice
for good performance. But this discussion does shed some light on glue
characteristics as well.
Craftsmen discuss using Festool's loose tenon
tool for building doors.
Woodworkers wax poetic as they discuss the
practical considerations, the
historical ramifications, and the spiritual significance of evolving technology
in the field of door construction.
The purple color of some walnut boards is
natural. Here's more background
with comments from the Wood Doc and others.
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 Veneer System's video link:
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