Custom


CATEGORY:         SORT BY:  

Welterweight Boxers Spar on 36 Plywood Panels from Everlast

By Bill Esler Posted: 05/02/2015 5:09PM

Tonight, two welterweight boxers step onto a rope-ringed canvas covering 36 plywood panels and foam for a $300 million purse. Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s bout is the 20th on the boxing ring, made by Everlast.


LEED Puts Little Emphasis on Materials That Last Generation

By Brooks Gentleman Posted: 04/29/2015 9:04AM

The design community, manufacturers, and construction processes must consider the life of the building if we are truly going to incorporate sustainability in our industry. More emphasis is placed on material recycling than on perform whether it performs over the long haul.


With Accoya Wood and Sunken Pine We Restored Hundreds of Windows

By Brooks Gentleman Posted: 04/27/2015 8:35PM

For the Minnesota State Capitol building, built in 1905, we restored hundreds of windows to their original state using Accoya, a treated wood, for exteriors, and century old pine recovered from a lake to match interiors.


All About White Wood, Sap Wood and Spalted Wood

By Scott Wunder Posted: 04/27/2015 8:12PM

A question I get about white woods is, “What white woods do you have?” They really are asking, “What species do you have that has a wide enough sap ring to produce white boards?” It starts a discussion about where white woods come from.




No Voodoo: Segmented Platen Machine Set Up Simplified

By Adam West Posted: 04/24/2015 7:52AM

There seems to be a huge amount of voodoo involved in setting up segmented platen sanding machines. Techs and the folks running them just don’t understand the concepts, so they just play with the settings until something looks okay.


Stop! Don’t Buy That Wide Belt Sander Until You Read This!

By Adam West Posted: 04/22/2015 7:32AM

His rebuilt wide belt sanding machine might have taken the belt usage down to $800 a month, but it could not produce the quality of scratch over time that the new machine could. This “X” factor isn't easily calculated but represents far more savings than mere sandpaper.


How To Make a Jig for an Inside Corner Glue Scraper

By Kevin Turgeon Posted: 04/19/2015 6:04PM

I made this quick jig for removing dried glue from an inside corner. It's at an angle and reversible to get all the way to the bottom of a box. Because the glue will soak into the wood fibers just scraping at the surface won't prevent it from impacting finishing.


Selling Al Capone's Gnarled Wood & Tree Root Chairs

By Bill Esler Posted: 04/18/2015 11:32AM

A pair of gnarled wood and tree root chairs from Al Capone's northern Wisconsin hideout is among items by be auctioned by Wright Chicago auctioneers, in conjunction with Blackman Cruz, a Los Angeles dealer.


Prev 1 2 3 4 5 .. 111 Next

Search our database for woodworking equipment, supplies and services:

Select a category:


Feedback Form
Feedback Form