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Why Determining Moisture Content In Wood Is Critical

Posted: 04/02/2015 2:04PM

Wood absorbs or loses moisture and will swell or shrink depending on the climate of its surrounding environment. How much, depends on the species, orientation of the growth rings/woodgrain and the moisture content.


3D Design Software Powers Up Wood Manufacturing

By Bill Esler Posted: 04/01/2015 4:20PM

With new technological advances, designers and woodworkers are increasingly gravitating toward 3D software as an option.


How to Prevent Comdust

Posted: 04/01/2015 4:04PM

Combustible dust continues to make headlines. One of the top health and safety issues in the woodworking industry, it impacts companies of all sizes. Find out how to prevent it.


Risks, Facts and Repercussions of Construction Accidents

Posted: 01/14/2015 3:16PM

1 in 5 workplace fatalities occur in construction. That's the highest rate of all industries! This infographic breaks the information available down further.




Cabinet Software for Design and Manufacturing

Posted by Karen Koenig | Posted: 09/08/2014 12:50PM

3D software’s popularity for design and manufacturing continues to grow.


Preventative Maintenance Tips for Woodworking Machines

Posted: 03/27/2014 3:51PM

Listed are six preventative maintenance steps to help keep your woodworking machinery running, and your plant productive.


Metering Moisture in Wood Products

Posted: 03/27/2014 2:40PM

It is not enough to use lumber at 6-8% moisture content when producing cabinets and furniture. Lumber interacts with the surrounding air so a product may not stay within that range if the surrounding relative humidity is not kept between 30-50% at around 70F. Changes in moisture content are often accompanied by shrinking, warping and cupping.


Machinery Bearings Best Practices: Facts & Fiction

By Ian A. Rubin Posted: 03/27/2014 1:11PM

Are your machine's bearings making you spin your wheels? Here are some installation, application and lubrication facts and fiction.


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