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Red grandis eucalyptus is being considered for exterior
shutters and/or screen doors, but twisting and warping
are potential issues. Check out what folks have to say
about using eucalyptus.
Lean manufacturing was thought to be called a 5S program.
This questioner has seen it referred to as 3S. Folks weigh
in with explanations.
This poster is only getting a 15 sheet yield on melamine
before chipping starts to occur. Readers offer suggestions
regarding bits and melamine suppliers.
A question about moulder chatter is asked and then
answered by this woodworker - turns out a dull bottom
head was causing
the problem. The Wood Doc and
others weigh in on the importance of keeping knives sharp.
This Marquetry Cribbage Board and Box was
posted at the Project Gallery:
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Tim OBrien Woodworks
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Buying a heavy-duty used machine can be a better value
than buying a less powerful new unit.
Rubbing out finish on a flat surface is one thing, but
working with a complex shape can be tricky. Here's
Here's a discussion of whether a table-top maker should
invest in a single-head belt sander, a two-head belt sander
or a stroke sander.
After installing a new helical insert cutterhead, adjustments
are typically needed for the machinery to run properly.
WOODWEB participants share their stories of lightning
strikes on trees.
Better Vacuum Cups features a product
demo. To view the
demo, click on the link below and scroll down to the Better
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